5th Annual Michigan Health Psychology Symposium
Health Psychology Inspiring Leadership and Innovation
Virtual Conference - November 4th, 2022
CLICK HERE For ‘Conference Contributions’ Submission Form
Call for Conference Contributions...DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 16!

We are currently accepting submissions for presentations and posters for this year’s MPA Health Psychology Symposium. Priority will be given to submissions focused on: leadership and innovation efforts by health psychologists, in educational, clinical, and/or administrative functions. Please identify if you are submitting to be a presenter, to be part of a panel discussion, or to present your work via virtual poster. Submissions selected for oral presentations will be given a 60-minute time slot; any submission not selected for oral presentation will automatically reviewed to be a virtual poster. Presentations are not required to be only research based; we welcome submissions describing organization of care, implementation of novel interventions, and/or ethical case studies. However, if the presentation covers care delivery, please include some discussion of outcome measurement.

Deadline: Please submit your 500 word abstract by scanning this QR code above and completing the Conference Contributions Submission Form by September 16th, 2022. Submissions should include (1) at least 3 learning objectives for the presentation and (2) how the presentation contributes to the professional development of the attendee. Acceptance notifications will be sent by September 30th, 2022, at which point speakers will be asked to submit additional information required for APA CE.
Call for Trainee Posters:
Made Possible by the University of Michigan-Dearborn Clinical Health Psychology & Health Psychology Graduate Program
Research Poster Competition-Video Version!
The trainee poster competition has always been an exciting part of the Michigan Health Psychology Symposium! Because this year’s conference is virtual, the poster competition will be in “video” format as defined below.
  • All levels of health psychology trainees (undergraduate, graduate, intern, post-docs) may submit abstracts highlighting research related to Health Psychology or Case Studies of a unique diagnostic issue/care delivery issue relevant to the field of Health Psychology. Special preference will be given in as stated in the general call.
  • Scientific submissions should follow an IMRAD format; abstracts for case studies should include a short background, brief case description and why the case is novel/relevant/unique.  
  • Deadline: Please submit your 500 word abstract by scanning the QR code above and completing the Conference Contributions Submission Form by midnight October 15th, 2022. Those who are selected to participate will be notified via email on or before October 20th, 2022.
Format: Accepted presenters will prepare a video segment (maximum 3 minutes) that provides a synopsis of the project. Within the first minute of the video the author(s), full title, and affiliation should be presented.  The video should include the brief relevant background, data collection methods, results, and conclusions.  Examples of video formats could be (but not limited to) – annotated power point slide, keynote presentation, or pure video recording. The accepted video submissions will be aggregated and played for the audience during the conference program.  Winners will be notified after the virtual conference. Please contact us with any questions or conference needs at [email protected].