KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Day 1

Thursday, June 3rd

Time Stream 1 Stream 2 Stream 3 Stream 4 Stream 5
12:00

Welcome Session

Opening Ceremony - Jordi Blanch
12:30

Plenary Session 1

KEYNOTE 1: Winfried Rief (Marburg) - Placebo and nocebo research: The power of expectations – Alison Creed Award lecture - Chairs: Francis Creed, Peter Henningsen
13:15

Break

13:30

Symposium 1

Diagnosis and treatment options for Somatic Symptom Disorders

Symposium 2

Irritable bowel syndrome and chronic inflammatory bowel diseases

Symposium 3

Psychotherapeutic approaches in psychosomatic medicine

Symposium 4

Depression and depressive symptoms

Symposium 5

Care provider health and experience
14:45

Break

15:00

Plenary Session 2

KEYNOTE 2: Judith Rosmalen (Groningen) - Long-COVID in the general population: definitions, prevalence and risk factors - Chairs: Joanna Rymaszewska, Michael Sharpe
15:45

Keynote 3

KEYNOTE 3: Paul Garner (Liverpool) Recovering from post COVID-19 syndrome: personal experience - Chairs: Joanna Rymaszewska, Michael Sharpe
16:30

Break

16:45

Symposium 6

Children and adolescents in psychosomatic medicine

Symposium 7

Psychosomatics in transplantation medicine

Symposium 8

Functional Disorders and medically unexplained symptoms

Symposium 9

Care provision and innovative care models

Symposium 10

Psychogynecology
18:00

Break

18:15

Plenary Session 3

KEYNOTE 4: Michael J. Bostwick (Rochester) - "Not for Myself? The Ethics of Autonomy vs. Collaboration in End-of-Life Decision-Making" - Chairs: Jordi Blanch, Wolfgang Söllner
19:00

Best Poster Session 1

Best posters 1-10 - Chairs: Meike Sheden-Mora, Marta Lenart

Day 2

Friday, June 4th

Time Stream 1 Stream 2 Stream 3 Stream 4 Stream 5 Stream 6
10:00

SIG Chronic Pain

SIG Transplantation Medicine

SIG Integrative care and management of complexity

SIG Young Researchers

SIG Primary Care

11:00

Break

12:00

Plenary Session 4

KEYNOTE 6: Christiane Waller (Nuremberg) - The effects of the COVID pandemic on health care professionals - Chairs: Judith Rosmalen, Angelika Weigel
12:45
13:30

Break

13:45

Symposium 11

Current directions in Covid-19 associated research

Symposium 12

New developments in psychocardiology

Symposium 13

Psychotherapeutic interventions in somatoform and pain disorders

Symposium 14

Stress and trauma

Symposium 15

Doctor-patient-communication
15:00

Break

15:15

Plenary Session 5

KEYNOTE 7: Ulrich Schnyder (Zurich) - Culture-sensitive psycho-traumatology and refugee mental health - Chairs: llaria Tarricone, Christoph Pieh
16:00

Keynote 8

KEYNOTE 8: Roger Kathol (Minneapolis) - A Forty-Year Reflection: Fostering Integrated Medical and Psychiatric Care – Frits Huyse Award lecture - Chairs: Frits Hyuse, Ulrik Malt
16:45

Break

17:00

Symposium 16

Young Researchers

Symposium 17

New developments in psychodiabetology

Symposium 18

Education and training of health professionals

Symposium 19

Mechanisms of pain persistence

Symposium 20

Psychophysiology, psychoneuro- endocrinology and –immunology

Symposium 21

Psychosomatics in internal medicine
18:15

BEST POSTER SESSION 2

Best posters 11-20 - Chairs: Else Guthrie, Joanna Rymaskzewska
18:45

Break

19:00

Plenary Session 6

KEYNOTE 9: Robin N. Groen & Anne van Gils (Groningen) - Temporal relationships among worrying, anxiety, and somatic symptoms – a clinical and methodological perspective – Young Investigator Award lecture - Chair: Jess Fiederorowicz
19:30

Closing Session

best poster awards, outlook 2022, farewell
20:00

GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE EAPM

Jordi Blanch, President EAPM; Gerhard Schüssler, Treasurer EAPM

Social Event

Join us at the EAPM 2021 Virtual Social Event on Thursday evening 19.30 (MET)!

Meet and exchange with your colleagues and researchers around the globe in different virtual meeting rooms in our virtual meeting platform.

Make yourself your at-home mixed drink to hang out at the pool bar, meet the EAPM award winners and the executive board, and connect with other young researchers of the EAPM community.

There is a surprise waiting in the concert hall: Our EAPM member and musician Dr. Ronald Burian and his band Doc Horn and the Horn Babes will share their awesome music at the concert hall.

The virtual social event can be accessed via our conference platform.

We look forward meeting you there!

Get an introduction to what is expecting you by Meike Shedden Mora

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EAPM Special Interest Groups

Our EAPM Special Interest Groups will meet at Fri, June 4th at 10am CEST.

 

Awards 2021

Frits Huyse Award 2020/2021

Prof. Roger G. Kathol, M.D., C.P.E., Minnesota, USA

Interview Prof. Kathol about receiving the Frits Huyse Award

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Alison Creed Award 2020/2021

Prof. Winfried Rief, MD, Marburg, Germany

Interview Prof. Rief about receiving the Alison Creed Award

 

 

Elsevier/EAPM Young Investigator Award 2021

Robin Groen

Robin Groen & Anne van Gils, Groningen, The Netherlands

About Dr. Groen’s & Dr. van Gils’ award winning work

 

Virtual Travel Awards 2021

Aranka Ballering

Lukas Berezowski

Isolde Martina Busch

Susanne Fischer

Iryna Frankova

Amalie Munk Eefsen

Heather L. Rogers

Vishva Shah

Todd Stollenwerk

Julian Vöhringer

 

Poster Awards 2021

To be announced

 

 

EAPM Fellows 2021

Dr. Antonella Ciaramella

Antonella Ciaramella MD, psychiatrist and psychotherapist, master in phytotherapy, director of the psychosomatic center, GIFT Institute of Integrative Medicine in Pisa that hosts more than twenty psychologist/psychotherapist university trainees per year. She worked for 20 years at the Pain Clinic of the University Hospital in Pisa and taught psychosomatic medicine in the degree course in Psychology in the University of Pisa. Research area: pain and hypnosis.

 

 

Prof. Mladenka Tkalčić

Mladenka Tkalčić, professor at the University of Rijeka, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Psychology. Her research interest is in the field of the psychosomatic medicine and health psychology with a particular emphasis on the cognitive and affective aspects of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In 2019 she has started collaboration with colleagues from the Nagoya University in Japan through joint scientific project financed by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

Prof. Meike Shedden Mora

Meike Shedden Mora is Professor for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy at the Medical School Hamburg and senior researcher at the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany. Her research focusses on the management of persistent somatic symptoms and somatic symptom disorders, as well as on interventions employing placebo mechanisms to improve medical treatments.

 

 

Dr. Dirk von Boetticher

Leading senior physician at the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany. He is Medical Specialist in Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Psychiatry and General Medicine. His special research interests are clinical concepts, psychodynamic psychotherapy, emerging adulthood, and the relation between the humanities and medicine.