Enhancing your expertise

SBM wants all our members, regardless of career stage, to get all the training and developmental resources they need to succeed in their respective fields. Whether you’re a student, a mid-career professional or a senior leader, SBM offers a combination of live and online opportunities to meet continuing education requirements, plan a collegiate-level course, get advice and resources for your next research project or hone your leadership skills.

Continuing Education

SBM offers opportunities for obtaining continuing education credits for seven different professions. Learn about these opportunities and/or inquire about applying to SBM for accreditation of continuing education credits for your educational program/activity.

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SBM's Behavior Change Ground Rounds webinar series happens on select Thursdays at 1 p.m. ET. Check out archived and upcoming webinars that cover a variety of behavioral medicine topics.

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Consultation Program

Have you ever wanted to chat with an expert regarding state-of-the-art methodology in your field of study? Could you use help on your grant’s specific aims from an experienced grant reviewer? Would you like advice on preparing for tenure review? Members now have the chance to seek out the help they need through the SBM Consultation Program.

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Interested in enhancing your team’s communication skills? Sign up for free 30-day trial subscription to DocCom, an online curriculum with 42 modules and over 400 videos.

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Good Clinical Practice eCourse

SBM has partnered with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to offer free training and certification for good clinical practice in social and behavioral research.

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Leadership Institute

SBM offers a year-long Leadership Institute for mid-career members. The institute kicks off with an in-person, two-day workshop where participant fellows attend skill-building sessions and engage with former participants. Then, throughout the institute year, fellows develop their own self-identified leadership projects, and receive one-on-one coaching from professional coaches and peer-group mentoring from SBM leaders.

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Diversity Institute for Emerging Leaders

The purpose of the SBM Diversity Institute for Emerging Leaders is to help early-career members from diverse backgrounds or those who are working with those from underrepresented populations develop into effective, thoughtful leaders by fostering leadership skills and a deep understanding of the principles of diversity and inclusion. The Diversity Institute is a year-long endeavor, featuring an intensive one-day, in-person workshop followed by ongoing small-group mentorship.

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Science of Behavior Change Research Network

This group seeks to improve the understanding of underlying mechanisms of human behavior change by promoting basic research on the initiation, personalization, and maintenance of behavior change. They've has developed a comprehensive measures repository.

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Course Syllabi

To facilitate curriculum development across the field of behavioral medicine, SBM's Education, Training, and Career Development Council maintains resources for courses taught by professionals within the various disciplines of behavioral medicine.

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