Awards & Scholarships

The American Psychosomatic Society is actively seeking educational materials in the following content areas. If you are the author of education materials that you would like to contribute, please review the guidelines and consider submitting your original materials for review. You will be contacted by a member of the APS Professional Education Committee.

Submit Materials Here.

If you are looking for educational materials in these areas, you may find scholarly and empirical articles in the archives of Psychosomatic Medicine, the Society's official journal.

Listed below are the domains for which APS is seeking educational materials.

Biopsychosocial Aspects of Physical Systems and Diseases

  • Arthritis and Musculoskeletal
  • Cancer - Applied/Clinical Research
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Immune Processes and Infection - Applied/Clinical Research
  • Mental Health and Substance-Related - Risk Factors, Mechanisms, and Basic Research
  • Neurologic - Risk Factors, Mechanisms, and Basic Research
  • Oral and Craniofacial
  • Reproductive
  • Respiratory/Pulmonary
  • Skin and Connective Tissue

Developmental and Contextual Factors in Health and Disease

  • Lifespan and Aging - Applied/Clinical Research
  • Minority Health and Health Disparities - Applied/ Clinical Research
  • Sexuality
  • Socioeconomic Status - Applied/Clinical Research
  • Personality

Focused Biopsychosocial Problem Areas

  • Functional Somatic Syndromes - Risk Factors, Mechanisms, and Basic Research
  • Obesity and Eating
  • Within Pain: Basic Mechanisms and Laboratory
  • Within Sleep: Applied/Clinical Research

Biopsychosocial Aspects of Clinical Practice

  • Diagnostic Nosology
  • Health Behavior and Behavior Change
  • Health Economics and Insurance
  • Health Outcomes
  • Patient-provider Relationships
  • Pediatrics

Methods, Mechanisms, and Basic Research

  • Diagnostic Nosology
  • Neuroimaging
  • Neuroscience
  • Within Physiology and Disease Mechanisms - Applied/Clinical Research
  • Social Support
  • Personality, Stress, and Emotion

Education & Curriculum

  • Resources