17th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine

The next International Congress of Behavioral Medicine will be held August 23-26, 2023 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.



Registration is now open! For more information, visit: https://icbm2023.com

International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

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Current issue: December 2022

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Call for Applications: South Florida C-TIDE T32 Training Program


The NIH-NCI funded South Florida C-TIDE T32 training program at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is accepting applications for the 2023 program cycle. 


The program’s goal is to develop the next generation of cancer disparities researchers by providing exceptional training to post-doctoral fellows, such that they develop the requisite competencies for successfully pursuing high-impact, independent research organized around cancer disparities and health equity.


The program provides opportunities in a broad range of research training disciplines through two types of research tracks:

  1. Multilevel Determinants of Cancer Disparities in Etiology, Risk, Care and Outcomes Across the Cancer Control Continuum
  2. Innovative Interventions to Reduce Cancer Disparities and Improve Outcomes Across the Cancer Control Continuum


Fellows will...

  • Work under the direction of a faculty mentor for 24 months.
  • Develop research projects based upon his/her individual mentor research interests & expertise
  • Present their research through abstracts, poster sessions, peer-reviewed publications, manuscripts & grant applications.
  • Develop relevant skills in research
  • Follow Individual Development Plans
  • Participate in mentor/mentee and progress meetings



  1. Must have received terminal degree within 2 years of appointment in Behavioral Sciences, Oncology or other related discipline (PhD, MD, DO, MD/PhD)
  2. Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident or a non-citizen national, or must have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence and possess a Non-citizen Registration Receipt Card (1-151 or 1-551) or some other verification of legal admission as a permanent resident.
  3. Candidates must be available for a full-time, 12-month appointment and agree to undertake a minimum of two years of research, research training, or comparable experiences from the time of appointment.
  4. Must not have previous participation in a T32 training program.


Application Requirements:

  1. Application and Form Data Sheet (please request)
  2. Research Interest & Goals Statement (1-2 pages)
  3. CV in UM Format
  4. Three letters of recommendation 


The program is currently accepting applications. Please submit applications by email to: SFLC-TIDE@miami.edu


Visit our Website: South Florida C-TIDE NIH-NCI Funded Research Fellowship

Seeking Applications for IJBM Editor-in-Chief

The International Journal of Behavioral Medicine (IJBM) is seeking applications for Editor-in-Chief.


IJBM is the official scientific journal of the International Society for Behavioral Medicine (ISBM). IJBM seeks to present the best theoretically-driven, evidence-based work in the field of behavioral medicine from around the globe.


The Editor-in-Chief is responsible for the overall management of the journal and is responsible for all editorial text that appears in the journal.


Applications are due via email to IJBMed@uci.edu by November 1, 2023, and will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


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Please contact IJBMed@uci.edu with any further questions.

ICBM 2023 Updates

Early bird rates end April 15 - register now!

Early Bird rates for the ICBM Congress in Vancouver end on April 15 - don't wait and register now. Rates will go up after that. 


Delegates whose organization is a full or affiliate member of ISBM, students and attendees from low- and middle-income countries benefit from reduced fees.


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Pre-Congress Workshops

ICBM offers a great selection of pre-congress workshops to be held on August 23, 2023 at the congress hotel. Tickets can be purchased upon registration. 


Full-Day Workshop

  • #1 - Introduction to most: an approach for building more effective and implementable behavioral interventions

Half-Day Workshops

  • #2 - Developing mobile health research apps using a “No-code” App Builder
  • #3 - Sustaining the implementation of chronic disease prevention initiatives in community settings
  • #4 - A primer on advanced evidence synthesis methods: how to plan for rapid systematic reviews and living systematic reviews
  • #5 - Contemporary mixed methods research for behavioral scientists
  • #6 - Open Your Data (OYD) – Let’s unpack the black box of qualitative analysis together
  • #7 - Integrating sustainable development: A co-creative workshop for researchers and practitioners in behavioral medicine

Click here for more information about pre-congress workshops!