The National Association of Orthopedic Nurses (NAON), local Affiliate Hartford Chapter was proud to feature a lecture from Dr. Jesse Eisler on January 25, 2024 at the Bone and Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital. Dr. Eisler’s talk, “How to Maximize Patient Outcomes with Shared Decision Making” shared with attendees the challenges and the importance of helping patients reach decisions about their spine care options. Dr. Eisler was able to share both his experiences with a multi-site shared decision making research project as well as his own practice experiences to help the audience understand the challenges and potential of this approach to patient care decisions.