Ohio Valley Regional Chapter
The Ohio Valley Regional of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (OVSAHM) is an interdisciplinary organization of professionals who provide care to adolescents. Our region includes: Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and western Pennsylvania.
Executive Committee members:
Past-President: Lee Ann Conard, DO, MPH
Member-at-Large: Shawn Sorrell, MD
Member-at-Large: Marcia Shew, MD, MPH
For membership information, please contact the Secretary-Treasurer. Annual dues are $20.
1) Faculty Exchange Program: OVSAHM supports an exchange program to encourage networking and career development of faculty within the region. Funds are available to help offset the costs associated with travel to institutions within the OVSAHM region.
2) Travel Scholarship: OVSAHM sponsors one individual award per year to offset costs associated with attendance at the annual OVSAHM Fall Conference. Professionals and students from all disciplines are eligible to apply. Application information is sent out in the summer.
3) OVSAHM Fall Conference: This exciting gathering of regional professionals occurs annually and is hosted by different institutions throughout the region. These conferences offer topical updates and networking opportunities.
4) OVSAHM Regional Chapter Award: OVSAHM annually recognizes the outstanding contributions of individuals to the care and wellbeing of adolescents. The awardee is recognized at the Fall Conference and nominated for the SAHM Regional Chapter Recognition Award. Application information is sent out in the summer.
2012 OVSAHM Regional Chapter Award Winner: Jaunae M.
Hanger, JD; Indianapolis, IN
2012 Travel Scholarship Winner: Alicia Boykin; University of Cincinnati
Adolescent Medicine Fellowships in the Region
Children’s Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH