Vision: Advancing the field of behavioral medicine by creating and disseminating knowledge, cultivating discourse, and inspiring change that culminates in better health for all.

Mission: The Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research (ABMR) is composed of distinguished scholars elected by their peers for outstanding contributions to behavioral medicine research. ABMR provides a forum for leaders in behavioral medicine to promote excellence in our science, contribute guidance for the direction of the field, and serve as a resource for governmental and academic entities as well as the general public. ABMR is committed to the development and application of the highest quality of behavioral medicine research to improve the health and well-being of the world’s citizens, and the effectiveness of interventions in behavioral medicine.