SSTASSSSTAR West Coast Clinical Case Conference

in Conjunction with ISSWSH Fall Course

Doubletree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley
Scottsdale, Arizona
November 13, 2014


REGISTER NOW  - Space is Limited!

Registration Form

The SSTAR West Coast Clinical Case Conference will be held on Thursday, November 13 in conjunction with the ISSWSH Fall Course, which will run November 14-16 at the same location. 
SSTAR and ISSWSH members who register for both meetings will receive a 10% discount on each registration fee.
SSTAR Clinical Case Conferences offer an opportunity for in-depth presentatins of clinical case material that is followed by ample time for close inspection and dissection of the clinical issues related to the case dynamics and treatment. Participants and presenters alike leave these meetings with some fresh takes on the conceptualization and treatment of these complex cases.
Clinical Case Presentations:
Intimacy and Sexuality in an Older Female Patient:  The Roles of Religion, Cultural and Medical/Gynecological Factors
By Sharon J. Parish, MD and Discussant Daniel N. Watter, EdD
“Our Relationship is Perfect in Every Other Aspect”: Discrepant Sexual Desire
By Lori A. Brotto, PhD and Discussant Marta Meana, PhD
Hotel Reservations:
Hotel Reservations at DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley
Scottsdale, AZ:  480-947-5400
SSTAR/ISSWSH group discounted room rate: $ 129 (plus taxes)
The deadline to receive the group rate is October 20, 2014. We encourage you to make your reservation early, as the hotel and discount block may sell out before this date. After this date, reservations will be accepted on a space-available basis and higher rates may apply.
Meeting Registration:
The registration fee is $235 for SSTAR and ISSWSH members - members get an additional 10% discount if attending both meetings - and $275 for non-members. Lunch is included in the registration fee. There is no discounted student registration fee.  

2015 SSTAR Annual Meeting

Hyatt Regency Boston
Boston, MA
March 26-28, 2015
Check back soon! The Program and Meeting Registration will OPEN in NOVEMBER.
In the meantime, reserve your hotel room at the Hyatt Regency Boston!
You can book onlline now at:
Or you can make reservations by calling Hyatt Reservations Department at (800)421-1442 or call Hyatt Regency Boston directly at 617-912-1234.
A block of rooms with a special group rate has been reserved for SSTAR meeting attendees at the Single/Double Room rate of $195. Please inform reservations that you are a SSTAR meeting attendee to receive this special rate. The room block will be released on Friday, February 20, 2015, so please make your reservation early. After that day, room reservations are subject to availability and prices may go up.



2015 Sandra R. Leiblum Student Research Award

Paper submissions received by July 15, 2014 are now under consideration.


2015 SSTAR Consumer Book Award
Nominations received by July 1, 2014 are now under consideration.


Sandra R. Leiblum Student Research Award | The SSTAR Sandra R. Leiblum Student Research Award recognizes the scholarly work of students who are developing a career in the field of sexual disorders and sexual health and fosters the professional development of individuals beginning their careers in this area.

2014 Recipient: Carey Pulverman

Criteria |  Past Winners


CalCalSSTAR Health Professional Book Award | The goal of the award is to recognize the best recent book for health professionals that contributes to the understanding and resolution of sexual disorders. 

2014 Recipient:  Levounis, P.; Drescher, J.; Barber, M.E.; (editors); The LGBT Casebook; American Psychiatric Publishing, Washington, DC; 2012.

Criteria | Past Winners


SSTAR Consumer Book Award | The goal of the award is to recognize the best recent book for consumers that contributes to the understanding and resolution of sexual disorders.  Next Award - 2015

Criteria| Past Winners 


Masters and Johnson Award | The Masters and Johnson Award recognizes the lifetime achievement of excellence in clinical and/or research areas of sexual disorders.

2014 Recipient:  William L. Marshall, PhD

Criteria |  Past Winners 


SSTAR Service Award | The SSTAR Service Award recognizes that some individuals have contributed greatly to the evolution and history of the organization, a fact that may not have been sufficiently appreciated at the time. Hence the notion of a Service Award which allows for enduring memory.

Criteria Past Winners