The International Academy of Suicide Research (IASR) and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) are committed to fostering the development of Early Career Researchers (ECRs), such as graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, residents, and junior faculty, within the field of suicidology, and held exciting and valuable program for ECRs at the recent 2023 International Summit on Suicide Research in Barcelona, from October 15-18. The ECR forum was one of the most talked about aspects of the 2023 Summit!

Inaugurated at the 2013 IASR meeting, the forum pairs ECRs with established senior investigators based upon their shared research interests.