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Second call for abstracts: WELL-Med Conference, 28 May – 1 June, Greece

WELL-Med is the first International Meeting on ”Doctors think. Doctors feel. Doctors do: Well-being and performance in clinical practice” and will explore how health professional burnout and well-being are related to different aspects of performance in terms of clinical decision making, communication in clinical practice, and medical error.  The meeting will be of interest to doctors, nurses, healthcare managers, and social scientists interested in healthcare.

The WELL-Med conference will take place between May 28th and June 1st in Alexandroupolis, in the unexplored North Coast of Greece.

Keynote speakers

  • Charles  A. Vincent, Professor of Clinical Safety Research, Imperial College London, UK
  • Christina Maslach, Professor of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Eileen Gambrill, Professor of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Mary Catherine Beach, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, John Hopkins University, USA
  • Jean Wallace, Professor of Sociology, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Deborah Kirklin, Editor of the BMJ Journal Medical Humanities, UCL, UK
  • Liselotte N. Dyrbye, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Hardeep Singh, MD, Chief  of  Health Policy and Quality Program, Houston VA Health Services, USA

Invited experts

  • Aneez Esmail, Professor of General Practice, University of Manchester, UK
  • Lynn Monrouxe, Director of Medical Education Research, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
  • Arnstein Finset, Professor of Behavioural Sciences and biopsychosocial research, faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Ann Bowling, Professor of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
  • Carola Orrego, Projects Director on Patient Safety, Avedis Donabedian Research Institute,  University Autonomous of Barcelona, Spain
  • Andree Rochfort, Directors Doctor’s Health Program, Irish College of General Practitioners, Ireland

Invited workshops

  • Jane Carthey, Human Factors Specialist, Jane Carthey Consulting, UCLH NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust, London, UK
  • Harold Thimbleby, Department of Computer Science, Swansea University, UK

The deadline for abstract submission is October 15th 2013. For more information and to submit an abstract, please visit the conference website.

Call for abstracts: WELL-Med Conference Greece 2014

The call for abstracts is now open for the 2014 WELL-Med Conference to be held from May 28th – June 1st in Alexandroupolis, in the North Coast of Greece. The theme of the meeting will be ”Doctors think. Doctors feel. Doctors do: Well-being and performance in medical practice”. The meeting will explore how physician burnout and wellbeing are related to different aspects of medical performance in terms of clinical decision making, communication in clinical practice, and medical error.

Keynote speakers

  • Charles  A. Vincent, Professor of Clinical Safety Research, Imperial College London, UK
  • Christina Maslach, Professor of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Eileen Gambrill, Professor of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Jean Wallace, Professor of Sociology, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Deborah Kirklin, Editor of the BMJ journal Medical Humanities, UCL, UK
  • Jane Lemaire, MD, Vice-Chair of Physician Wellness and Vitality, University of Calgary, Canada
  • Liselotte N. Dyrbye, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, USA
  • Hardeep Singh, MD, Chief  of  Health Policy and Quality Program, Houston VA Health Services, USA

Invited experts

  • Aneez Esmail, Professor of General Practice, University of Manchester, UK
  • Lynn Monrouxe, Director of Medical Education Research, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK
  • Arnstein Finset, Professor of Behavioural Sciences and biopsychosocial research, faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Ann Bowling, Professor of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
  • Carola Orrego, Projects Director on Patient Safety, Avedis Donabedian Research Institute,  University Autonomous of Barcelona

The deadline for abstract submission is October 15th. For more information and for abstract submission guidelines, see the conference website: http://wellmed.gr

Call for papers: The Science of Dissemination and Implementation, International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

The International Journal of Behavioral Medicine has issued a call for papers for a special issue on the science of dissemination and implementation in behavioural medicine.

They are particularly interested in papers that address, but are not limited to, the following topics:

  • What theoretical models and approaches are relevant to understanding and improving dissemination, implementation and translation in Behavioural Medicine? What evidence demonstrates the effectiveness of these models and approaches?
  • What methods and strategies are being used in dissemination and implementation studies in behavioral medicine?
  • How can we maximize the impact of behavioral medicine evidence on public health policy and practice?

They will consider papers that report original research, conceptual or theoretical papers, meta-analyses, systematic reviews, and papers that highlight innovative methodologies. Papers from studies conducted in both developed and developing countries are welcome.

Instructions: Please submit your manuscript by July 1, 2013 following the standard requirements for IJBM articles and are subject to standard editorial and peer review processes.

For more information, see the call for papers (pdf, 92kb)

Last call for ICM2012 abstracts

The deadline for submitting abstracts for oral/poster/symposium presentations for the 2012 International Congress of Behavioral Medicine (Budapest, Hungary) is 11:59PM CET, Wednesday 25th January 2012.

ICBM 2012 Budapest – call for abstracts

Abstracts are welcomed for the 2012 International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Budapest, Hungary, August 29 – September 1, 2012.

Abstract submission deadline is January 15th, 2012.

Call for Papers and abstract submission

Conference Registration

For more information: 2012 ICBM Announcement (pdf)

Important Dates

  • 15 September, 2011 On-line abstract submission opens
  • 15 December, 2011 (extended) Tutorial workshop submission deadline 
  • 15 January, 2012 On-line abstract submission closes
  • 16 January, 2012 Rapid communication poster submission opens
  • 15 March, 2012 Abstract acceptance notification
  • 1 April, 2012 Early Career Award application deadline
  • 1 May, 2012 Early bird registration, Rapid communication poster submission closes
  • 21 May, 2012 Rapid communication poster submission acceptance
  • 15 August, 2012 Regular registration

Confirmed Keynote Addresses:

  • Jean Claude Mbanya, Cameroon (International Perspectives in Diabetes Prevention, Treatment & Care
  • Irina Todorova, Bulgaria (Cancer Screening Health Disparities & Reproductive Health)
  • Neil Schneiderman, USA (Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine: Basic Research, Population Science & Clinical Trials)

 Confirmed Master Lectures:

  • John Cacioppo, USA (Social Neuroscience: The Impact of Social Connections on Biological Mechanisms & Health)
  • Yan Guo, China (Health Equity, Reproductive Health & Nutrition)
  • Harold Snieder, Netherlands (Genetic Epidemiology of Common Diseases of Aging)
  • Linda Carlson, Canada (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Interventions in Cancer)
  • Tamás Freund, Hungary (Control of Cortical Inhibition and Excitation by Endocannabinoids: Novel Insights into Anxiety and Epilepsy)
  • Paula Repetto, Chile (Psychosocial Determinants of Smoking in Latin American Youth)

Tutorial Workshops: A variety of tutorial workshops in topics such as Randomized Clinical Trials, Advanced Statistical Methods, Health Behavior Change & Internet Based Interventions will take place immediately preceding the Congress on Wednesday, August 29th.

Social Programme: Welcome Reception with Cultural Program, Danube River Banquet (optional), Optional Tours, Closing Ceremony

Early Career Awards: The Congress will award several early career awards to assist with travel and lodging.

Request for papers for systematic review of research using Petrie’s modern health worries scale

Researchers in St-Andrews are conducting a systematic review of research using Petrie’s modern health worries scale to measure modern health worries and any psychological or behavioural outcomes. If you have any manuscript that is currently in press (in English) that you wish to be included in this review please get in touch at with Dr Gozde Ozakinci (go10@st-and.ac.uk).

Translational Behavioral Medicine Call for Papers on Translational Pain Management

Translational Behavioral Medicine has recently announced a call for papers for a special section on Translational Pain Management: New Directions and Opportunities. Note that the submission deadline is 1 August 2011.

For further details and submission information, please see the call for papers on the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s website

 

Annals of Behavioral Medicine Call for Papers – Special Section on Health Disparities

The Annals of Behavioral Medicine has recently announced a call for papers for a series of special sections on Understanding and Minimizing Social and Behavioral Aspects of Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities.

For further details and deadlines, please visit the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s website

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