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Two New USPSTF Videos Available

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF or Task Force) released two new short videos about the role the Task Force plays in preventive medicine and its process for developing evidence-based recommendations. Read more about each video below, and follow the links to hear directly from Dr. Virginia Moyer, chair of the Task Force, and Task Force members Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo and Dr. Mark Ebell.

Watch the USPSTF Overview video to find out more about the role of the Task Force and how it works to achieve its mission of improving preventive health care for all Americans. In this video, Dr. Moyer, Dr. Bibbins-Domingo, and Dr. Ebell discuss how Task Force recommendations can help clinicians and patients decide together whether a preventive service is right for a patient's needs.

Watch the USPSTF Recommendation Process video to see inside the Task Force's process for developing a recommendation. In this video, the Task Force members discuss creating a research plan, compiling an evidence report, developing a recommendation, and disseminating the recommendation. This video also features the importance of public input in the development of Task Force recommendations.

For more information about any of the Task Force's resources, visit its Web site at

Current as of: January 2020

Internet Citation: Two New USPSTF Videos Available. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. March 2013.

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