The CCWC aims to support and connect organizations developing or already involved in Choosing Wisely in Connecticut. The Collaborative promotes the development of a Choosing Wisely learning community that local programs can join and access free resources to contribute to best practices at the local and national levels.

The CCWC acts on its vision by initiating and supporting efforts to set and achieve specific measurable goals for implementing Choosing Wisely by and for the benefit of:

Choosing Wisely® is an initiative of the ABIM Foundation that seeks to advance a national dialogue on avoiding unecessary medical tests, treatments and procedures by promoting conversatinos between patients and clinicians. Learn more about the national Choosing Wisely campaign here.

​The Connecticut Choosing Wisely Collaborative (CCWC) is the recognized and trusted convener for the promotion and adoption of Choosing Wisely principles and practices by key stakeholders in Connecticut.


  • Practitioners and Health Systems
  • Patients and Community Organizations
  • Educational Institutions for Training Health Care Professionals​
  • Employers and Payers​