The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) is a multidisciplinary organization committed to improving the physical and psychosocial health and well-being of adolescents and young adults through advocacy, clinical care, health promotion, professional development and research.
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Two new position papers offer guidance on electronic health records use, sexual and reproductive health services

Two new SAHM position papers appear in the April 2014 issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health and are available to view. The first offers recommendations for effective use of electronic health records that provide optimal care and protect patient confidentiality. The second asserts a need for adolescents and young adults to have unconstrained access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information and services. Read these and other SAHM position papers and statements online.

SAHM and NIDA to fund two training awards

The NIDA-SAHM Clinician Scientist Training Award in Substance Misuse and Substance Use Disorders (SUD), supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and sponsored by the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, will offer up to two grants of $22,500 each for research support (including up to $2,500 for a mentor stipend). These awards are intended to support the academic advancement of adolescent clinicians from diverse backgrounds who are still early in training to participate in a mentored research project and to develop skills in adolescent substance abuse research. Learn more about the application requirements and process. Applications are due May 9.

SAHM 2015 Annual Meeting

March 18–21, 2015
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
Los Angeles, CA, USA


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