societies & interest groups

Academic Societies and Interest Groups to Recommend!!!


Society of Medical Decision Making (SMDM)

Why you should join:

1) Perfect home for researchers who focus on decision modeling, health economics, decision aids, health outcomes, health policy, etc.

2) Very x 100 supportive of trainee members (lots of activities and social events for students/trainees to participate and lead, trainee membership [$100]/meeting registration fees [TBD] are affordable)

3) Extremely helpful short courses during the annual meetings. High-quality courses you can learn a lot from. 

www.smdm.org

Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS)

 

 

 

 

Why you should join:

1) Perfect home for ALL interdisciplinary population health researchers. 

2) The best well-organized one-on-one mentorship program (annual program)!!!!!! Also very supportive of trainee members (very active student committees and soooo affordable fees [Membership: $60; Conference registration: $140-200]). 

3) LOTS of GREAT free webinars throughout the year. Really helpful and interesting topics from a diverse group of great researchers!! 

www.iaphs.org

Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER)

Why you should join:

1) Perfect home for various epidemiology researchers.

2) The best well-organized group mentorship program (annual program)!!!!!! Also very supportive of trainee members (also very active student/post-doc committees and affordable fees [Membership: $35/$85; Conference registration: $300-350]). 

3) Very helpful free webinars throughout the year. Skill-building methodology workshops are also available before/during the annual meetings!! 

www.epiresearch.org

(More recommendations to be added...)

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