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SER issues a bi-monthly newsletter from SER to all its members, which will include key dates and information on upcoming events. Issues are released in February, April, June, September and November of each year. SERnews also includes notices sent to members through out the year.



November 2021

President’s Message – Jennifer Ahern

I hope the fall is proceeding well for all of you in the SER community. Now that I am back on campus, I appreciate the casual interactions, hall conversations, and coffee meet ups with colleagues that were absent when everything was remote. I also worry about how to best protect my health with increased exposure. Outside of work, managing all of the new schedules in my household is a work in progress. I know constant flux and adaptation has become the new normal, but I hope you are all managing this ok and want to acknowledge that it certainly takes a toll. Read more

SPC President’s Message – John Pamplin II

Greetings SER students and postdocs! Can you believe it’s already November? It feels like just yesterday, we were all having a hard time believing that summer was coming to an end. And yet, we have made the transition – we’ve traded in our beach outings for apple picking, exchanged iced tea for apple cider, and we have accepted four months of darkness at 5pm in exchange for one extra hour of sleep on a single Saturday night/Sunday morning (thanks daylight savings!). Read more

2022 Conference – Chicago!

#SER2022 is scheduled to be held in Chicago, Illinois, June 14-17, 2022.

There are many ways to get involved with the 2022 Conference – Check out the ‘Call for Submissions‘ page!

Submissions now open!

Visit the Conference Page to stay up to date on all conference details!

2022 Mid-Year Meeting – Philadelphia!

Join us March 4, 2022 the SER Mid-Year Meeting to be held and live-streamed from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania!

“Intersecting pandemics: COVID-19 + health disparities”

Click here to learn more.


There are many reasons people join SER. Visit the ‘Why Join SER’ page to learn about various reasons from current SER members! Click here to learn more.

#2021 SER Membership

It’s time to renew your membership for SER2022!

  • Access to SERlibrary
  • Reduced Rates to the Annual Meeting
  • Access to the Mid Year Meeting
  • Eligible for SERawards and Travel Scholarships
  • Eligible to participate in the SERmentoring program
  • Participate in SER Elections
  • Access to the SER Job Board
  • Lots of discounts for AJE and Oxford

Click here to learn more about membership benefits.

Click here to renew!

SERmember Insight

Learn about SERmembers Matthew Mietchen and Luis Segura! From what sparked their interest in becoming an epidemiologist to advice for students who want to become an epidemiologist Click here to learn more.

Upcoming Events!

Don’t miss the exciting line up of SER events!


SERmember Publications

Members of the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER) are active in many circles and we would love to highlight the work that everyone is doing! We invite members (and especially student and post-doctoral members) to provide information about recent media reports covering their work or quoting them, publications or major events (awards, dissertation defense announcements) for the @societyforepi twitter account to promote and share.

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Educational Resources

Universities around the world have moved to online delivery of education in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the wake of this change, courses, course content, e-journal clubs, and other material and events are becoming more readily share-able and available to students and practitioners regardless of geographic location. SER would like to serve as a resource page for students, faculty and practitioners to share and access FREE educational content, both live lectures and recorded or printed material.

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SERlibrary – Are you utilizing all the resources available to SER Members?

  • SERdigital – “Integrating Mixed methods into Epidemiologic Research”
  • SERexperts – “National Institute of Health’s Loan Repayment Programs: Information Session”
  • SERplaylists – New list uploaded! “A Brief Foray Into Anti-Racist Public Health Research” – Brandon Marshall, Priyanka Vakkalanka, Kara Rudolph
  • SERpodcasts – New episodes – Epidemiology Counts “COVID-19 & Delta”, “Residential Segregation & Redlining”, “The Built Environment”
  • SERpodcasts – New episodes – SERious Epi – “Modern Epidemiology”, “A discussion on causal inference and scientific reasoning”, “More on causal inference and scientific reasoning”
  • Society Collaborations

Check it out here!