In this issue, several articles point out ways to improve patients’ access to care, including a new algorithm measuring readiness for change and Web programs to encourage patients to go beyond the initial diagnosis of an eating disorder to acceptance of and participation in treatment.
Another very successful IAEDP Annual Symposium has concluded, and plans are already underway for the next Symposium, scheduled for March 26-29, 2020, at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, Orlando, FL. A call for presentations for the 2020 meeting is now open.
Awards to Outstanding Members of IAEDP
Five members were singled out for their special contributions to the organization. Congratulations go out to:
Member of the Year – Jessica Baker, PhD, CEDS
Spirit of iaedp™ – Martha Womack, PhD
Special Recognition – Joel Jahraus, MD, FAED, CEDS
Honorary Certification – Ralph Carson, PhD, RD, LD, CEDRD
Lifetime Achievement – Craig Johnson, PhD, FAED, CEDS
Four Symposium Scholarship winners were announced:
Rachel Rose, MA was awarded the Christine Hartline Scholarship
Emily Gaber, MS, NCC, LPC-IT, andAlicia Jennerjohn, RDN, CD received Erin Riederer Foundation Scholarships
Brooke Savage, RN, received the Richard (Dick) Wilson Scholarship
And finally, the winner of the “Imagine Me Beyond What You See”
Body Image Art Competition is the Rogers Behavioral Health – FOCUS Adult Residential Program, for their entry, “Boys in Dresses.” –MKS