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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.



April 2022

President’s Message – Jennifer Ahern

Spring is in the air, and at SER we are busy with the annual meeting and elections! I hope you are all managing things reasonably well through ongoing changes in the pandemic and public health guidance. I am experiencing some whiplash myself with the rapid recent changes, but taking lots of deep breaths and trying stay flexible.

I am so thrilled for our upcoming annual meeting in Chicago! I have missed connecting with all of you in person so much these past years. I would like to call your attention to our esteemed plenary speakers to give you a preview of some of the exciting presentations you can anticipate at the meeting. Read more

SPC President’s Message – John Pamplin II

Hello again fellow SPCers!

Spring is here!! Sure that may mean taking and/or grading midterms for some, and perhaps your sleep cycle was thrown out of wack by an abrupt springing forward of the clocks, but for many of us it also means emerging from winter hibernation, flowers, and daylight past 5pm – I’ll take that trade. Read more

2022 Conference – Chicago!

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

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

2022 SERelections

The control and administration of SER is vested in an Executive Committee, which, as per SER bylaws, includes a President, Past-President, President-Elect, five Members at large and an Executive Director. All positions, except for the Executive Director, are elected individually by majority vote of the members voting.

The 2022 Elections include candidates for President-Elect, Member at Large (Scientific Dissemination), and Student and PostDoc President. SER members are entitled to vote for one candidate in each position. The voting period begins on April 1, 2022 and concludes on May 13, 2022.

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.

#2022 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 Ghassan Hamra and Rachel Sippy! 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 – “Health disparities research in epidemiology: present and future directions”
  • SERplaylists – New list uploaded! “Mendelian Randomization” – Jeremy Labrecque
  • SERpodcasts – New episodes – Epidemiology Counts – “Omicron & transition to endemic COVID-19”
  • SERpodcasts – New episodes – SERious Epi – “Measures of Effect with Katie Lesko”
  • Society Collaborations

Check it out here!

Cancer Research Training Award Fellowship
Opportunity Announcement
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