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APA2020 Call for Program Submissions

The Society for Health Psychology is excited to invite program submissions for symposia and posters for the 2020 APA Annual Convention in Washington, DC, August 6-9.

All health psychology related submissions are welcome. It is encouraged that your submission demonstrate the connection between Bench and Bedside. Research informs clinical work and our clinical work informs research. Throughout convention we want to highlight this connection and how it continues to push the field of health psychology forward.

Symposium submissions should clearly articulate:

  • how a dedicated portion of the symposium will be devoted to active audience participation;
  • how the presenters will offer audience members tangible information they can use in their own work;
  • the evidence basis for the recommended approaches.

The deadline for submissions of symposia and posters will be December 2, 2019 through the APA website ( We strongly encourage SfHP Councils and Committees to submit symposium proposals. Also, symposia that offer continuing education (CE) credits are highly preferred. Travel awards of $500 each will be given to the five top-rated posters. We look forward to your submissions and to seeing you at Convention!

Julie Radico, PsyD, ABPP
2020 SfHP Program Chair