Summary of Actions Taken by APA Council at its February 24 & 25, 2017 Meeting

Submitted by Ronald Rozensky, Ph.D.,ABPP Elizabeth Klonoff, Ph.D.,ABPP Society for Health Psychology, Division 38 Representatives to APA Council   The following is a list of the many activities addressed by the APA Council at its February 2017 meeting. Space does not allow detailed description of each item but each can be reviewed by copying the item and searching for it on the APA website. We … Continue reading Summary of Actions Taken by APA Council at its February 24 & 25, 2017 Meeting

Apply to be an APA Fellow

Interested in applying for APA Fellow status for the first time through the Society for Health Psychology (APA Division 38)? All applications to be an APA Fellow must be made via the APA Online Fellows Application Platform. This system allows nominees, endorsers, and division Fellows chairs to submit all required documents online. The Society for Health Psychology (D38) deadline for submission of all materials to … Continue reading Apply to be an APA Fellow

SfHP Members Participate in the March for Science

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, 1.3 million people gathered for rallies and marches in over 600 cities across the world for the March for Science. APA was an official partner of the March, and members of the Society for Health Psychology (SfHP) were there to represent our field.  Here are some of the photos from various Marches submitted by our members to The Health Psychologist. … Continue reading SfHP Members Participate in the March for Science

Peer-Recommended Resources

Welcome to the new initiative to help disseminate peer-recommended resources that are shared on the SfHP (Div38) list serve. To let us know what you think about this new initiative, to request a future topic, or to share other resources, please email thehealthpsychologist@gmail.com. This month, we asked members to submit resources for families of patients with newly diagnosed common chronic health conditions (e.g. diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia). … Continue reading Peer-Recommended Resources

Don’t Sell Yourself Short: Reflections on Initial Steps Toward a Satisfying Career

Jonathan Muther , PhD Vice President of Medical Services, Licensed Psychologist, Salud Family Health Centers Senior Clinical Instructor, University of Colorado, Department of Family Medicine As an Early Career Psychologist (ECP), supervising practicum students, interns, and postdocs has provided me the opportunity to reflect on the differences between the expectations I had prior to graduation and the realities of post-graduation life. How do you face the … Continue reading Don’t Sell Yourself Short: Reflections on Initial Steps Toward a Satisfying Career