Society of Behavioral Medicine 34th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions – Call for Abstracts!
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Posted by: Natalia Gromov
We are excited to invite abstract submissions for the 34thAnnual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM), to be held in San Francisco, California from March 20-23, 2013.
Embodying the meeting theme, "Technology: the Excitement and the Evidence,” the conference program will explore the many ways that technological innovations are expanding the reach and impact of behavioral medicine. Abstract submissions addressing thematic areas of the conference are encouraged; such topics include linking behavior to brain health, using computers to encourage behavior change, utilizing mobile sensors to enhance patient care, harnessing social media to disseminate health information, and enhancing clinicians’ capabilities to deliver smoking cessation counseling. Submissions coinciding with other behavioral medicine topics are also welcome, such as adherence, behavioral medicine in clinical and medical settings, biological mechanisms in health and behavior change, complementary and integrative medicine, environmental and contextual factors in health and behavior change, health communication and technology, health decision making, health promotion, measurement and methods, population health, policy, and advocacy, psychological and person factors in health and behavior change, quality of life, racial, ethnic, and cultural factors in health, spirituality, and translation of research to practice.
As always, wide participation is central to the continued growth of behavioral medicine.We encourage you and your colleagues to submit your most innovative and compelling work for presentation in one of the many meeting formats. Abstracts will be accepted through Monday, September 17, 2012 at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time. For more information pertaining to program updates, submission procedures and deadlines, as well as things to see and do in San Francisco, visit the 2013 SBM Annual Meeting website: http://www.sbm.org/meetings/2013.