2024 Fall Virtual Conference

Transforming Healthcare through Clinical Translational Research: The Role of Pediatric Psychology

Friday, September 27, 2024
10:00-12:00pm | 1:00 - 3:00pm | 3:15 - 5:15pm

September 27, 2024

Save the date for our third annual SPP Fall Virtual Conference on Friday, September 27, 2024! This year’s conference theme centers on “Transforming Healthcare through Clinical Translational Research: The Role of Pediatric Psychology” 

This is a one-day conference that includes: three 2-hour sessions (each including a plenary speaker followed by 2 symposia speakers). Sessions will be hosted at 10am EDT, 1:00pm EDT, and 3:15pm EDT. Each session provides 2 CEs (total of 6 CEs).


Don’t miss out on:

* Learning about high impact areas of pediatric psychology research produced by SPP research leaders who come from diverse research backgrounds such as assessment, treatment and interventions, clinical outcomes, adherence, and health disparities.

* Discussion Forum of current research directions and to consider how research informs clinical practice, service delivery, health equity, policy decisions.

* SPP members to build research networks and connections across all SPP member levels, trainee through senior career scientist-practitioners.


Plenary Speakers:

* Christine Chambers, PhD - From Research to the Real World: Solutions for Kids in Pain

* Idia B. Thurston, PhD - We are the CHANGE We are Waiting for: Pediatric Psychologists as Champions of Structural Change

* Lori Wiener, PhD, DCSW, FAPA, FAPOS - Bridging Clinical Practice with Psychosocial Research: Examples from Pediatric, Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology


Continuing Education6.0 CEs

6 CE credits are available to licensed psychologists who attend the full conference, 4.0 CE credits available to licensed psychologists who attend two 2-hour sessions, 2.0 CE credits available to licensed psychologists who attend one 2-hour session. The Society of Pediatric Psychology (Division 54 of the American Psychological Association) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Society of Pediatric Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.


If you have questions about the conference program, please contact the conference chairs:
Allison A. Stiles, Ph.D, VFC 2024 Chair:  Allison_Stiles@URMC.Rochester.edu
Katherine Darling, PsyD, LP, FVC 2024 Co-Chair: katherine_darling@brown.edu

Hosted by the SPP Science, Practice, and Education Committee.

Learning Objectives
Student Mentoring Lunch