1) ABMR Strategic Updates (9am to 9:10am PST) Bring your coffee!
New Member Nominations (Mustafa Al Absi, Univ. Minnesota)
2) Pandemic Data Blitz on mental health and COVID (9:10am to 10am) 8’ data, 8 min discussion (15 min each)
b. Emotional health over time of front line workers at NYP-Queens hospital , Liz Brondolo, PhD, Professor, St. Johns University, NYC
c. Illness symptoms and blood pressure in a national sample, by race/ethnicity, during COVID, Wendy Mendes, PhD, Professor, PhD, UCSF
3) The relevance of Behavioral Medicine Research in reducing social inequities and racism, in the context of the pandemic and climate crisis (30 min)
Share your ideas to how can behavioral medicine have a more impactful role.
4) Closing including preparation for 2021 meeting changes (5 min); adjourn at 10:45 am PST.
Background Reading for ABMR 2020 virtual meeting:
Alison Holman and Roxy Silver
Garfin, Silver, and E. Holman (in press) The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-2019) Outbreak: Amplification of Public Health Consequences by Media Exposure, Health Psychology
Holman, E. A., & Grisham, E. L. (2020, June 11). When Time Falls Apart: The Public Health Implications of Distorted Time Perception in the Age of COVID-19, Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy
Sofia Pappaa,b,⁎,1, Vasiliki Ntellac,1, Timoleon Giannakasc, Vassilis G. Giannakoulisc, Eleni Papoutsic, Paraskevi Katsaounouc (2020). Prevalence of depression, anxiety, and insomnia among healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Brain Behavior, Immunity
Tait D. Shanafelt, MD, and John H. Noseworthy, MD (2017) Executive Leadership and Physician Well-being: Nine Organizational Strategies to Promote Engagement and Reduce Burnout, Mayo Clinic Proceedings
Jamieson, J.P., Koslov, K., Nock, M.K., & Mendes, W. B. (2013). Experiencing discrimination increases risk-taking. Psychological Science, 24, 131-139.
Mendes, W. B. & Muscatell, K. A. (2018). Affective responses as mediators of the relationship between stigma and health. In B. Major, J. Dovidio, & B. Link (Eds). The Oxford handbook of stigma, discrimination, and health (pp. 265-283). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Ana Diez Roux
LeBarron, K., & Thayer, J. (2019) The Autonomic Nervous System and Hypertension: Ethnic Differences and Psychosocial Factors, Current Cardiology Reports
Kemp et al (2016). Race and Resting-State Heart Rate Variability in Brazilian Civil Servants and the Mediating Effects of Discrimination: An ELSA-Brasil Cohort Study, Psychosomatic Medicine.