Greetings from the SfHP Student Advisory Council

This time of year we can’t help but think about change. Our student members are starting a new year of graduate school while interns and postdocs are adjusting to new roles and responsibilities. Sometimes it seems as though that old adage really is true… “the only thing constant is change.”  In pursuit of careers as health psychologists, we move through various personal and professional phases … Continue reading Greetings from the SfHP Student Advisory Council

Teaching Health Psychology: How is it Taught and What Do Health Psychologists Need for Their Pedagogical Practice?

The Education & Training Council is proud to announce The Teaching of Undergraduate Health Psychology: A National Survey (2017) published in the peer-reviewed journal Teaching of Psychology (Vol. 44 issue 3). The survey was sponsored by the E & T Council and authored by CUNY doctoral student Aliza Panjwani, a member of the SfHP Student and E & T Councils, Regan A. R. Gurung, former … Continue reading Teaching Health Psychology: How is it Taught and What Do Health Psychologists Need for Their Pedagogical Practice?

News from APA

Dear Division 38\Society for Health Psychology Colleagues: Immediately below you will find a summary of the August 2017 meeting of the APA Council of Representatives.  The Council agenda is extensive and APA members may view the August Council agenda at the following link. Given space limitation, the summary is just that, a list of actions and policies passed by Council. The individual items are detailed … Continue reading News from APA

Health Psych Connections Spotlight

Joshua C. Eyer, Ph.D. In the Health Psych Connections Spotlight this issue, we’re going to take a short step back to give a brief description how Health Psych Connections (HPC) works. Essentially, you have a problem. You’re smart enough to know that, but you don’t yet know how to solve it. Maybe you don’t even know who to ask. Enter HPC. You reach out to … Continue reading Health Psych Connections Spotlight

Call for Proposals

Society for Health Psychology (SfHP) is excited to invite program submissions for the 2018 APA Annual Convention, in San Francisco, August 9-12. This year’s theme is “Health Psychology’s Contribution to Better Understanding and Addressing the Needs of the Underserved in Health Care.” We are all aware that disparities in health, and health care access, are major contributors to costs and burden for individuals, families, communities, … Continue reading Call for Proposals