ISTSS 29th Annual Meeting

Resilience After Trauma: From Surviving to Thriving

November 7 - 9, 2013
Pre-Meeting Institutes - November 6
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA

About the ISTSS Annual Meeting

The ISTSS Annual Meeting is a unique opportunity to learn the latest in traumatic stress research, hear about clinical insights and innovations, earn continuing education credits, and network with colleagues.

The 2013 meeting in Philadelphia will be the year's largest gathering of professionals dedicated to trauma treatment, education, research and prevention. More than 100 symposia, workshops, panel discussions, cases and media presentations will be presented on a wide variety of topics related to traumatic stress.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe various similarities and differences in definitions of resilience used in the field of traumatic stress.
  2. Discuss innovations in research aimed at the identification of factors related to risk and resilience at the individual and population level.
  3. Formulate ways to foster resilience at the individual and population level via therapeutic intervention, prevention and policy.

The ISTSS 29th Annual Meeting co-chairs are Ananda B. Amstadter, PhD, and Nicole R. Nugent, PhD.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Boston University School of Medicine and the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Calendar of Events

June 1, 2013
Awards Nomination Deadline

June 15, 2013
Travel Grant Submission Deadline