Welcome to SSO:USA

Please note: as of 05/29/18, several members have received emails in error from SSO:USA saying that their membership has expired. We are investigating this issue; it seems to be related to our former website. If you have any questions about your membership status, please contact [email protected] or [email protected].


The Benefits of Membership

Leadership development and professional service

Website and newsletter

Searchable database/conference abstracts

Annual Student Research Grants

Discounted annual research conference includes a yearly opportunity to share occupational science research from national and international contributors in a guided discussion format and small group descussions.

Ruth Zemke Lecture in Occupational Science: Leading occupational science scholarship 

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SSO:USA Annual Conference

Every year the members of SSO:USA look forward to the annual conference.  This year's conference will be held in Lexington, Kentucky.  

Registration is now open! Preliminary schedule overview, hotel registration link, and occupational balance activity information are also available.

SSO:USA 2018 Conference

SSO:USA Call for Board Member Nominations

The Legal Committee is soliciting NOMINATIONS for this year’s open positions for Board Members. Please see the call for nominations for more information. Nominations should be sent to [email protected] by midnight EST Friday, September 14th, 2018


SSO:USA Student Research Grant

SSO:USA funds student research proposals that support the discipline of occupational science. The 2018 application period is now closed. Awardees will be notified in July 2018.

Student Research Grant