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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Letter Supporting Senate Bill 439

The bill would establish a minimum age for prosecution in juvenile court jurisdiction in California, protecting children under 12 years old from the harms and adverse consequences of justice system involvement and encouraging more effective alternatives to court involvement.

JAH Continues Meteoric Rise

The Journal of Adolescent Health (JAH), the official publication of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM), has steadily risen through the rankings of medical journals and is now 5th out of 120 pediatric journals, up two slots from last year. 

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SAHM 2018 Annual Meeting

 

Now accepting educational and scientific research proposals!


March 14-17, 2018
Westin Seattle
Seattle, WA, USA
 

Global Adolescent Health Equity

Too many adolescents and young adults throughout our world encounter great challenges in attaining health, safety, well-being, and their full human potential. What existing structures within and between countries contribute to these challenges? How can we positively change and create new structures that result in respect, dignity, and equity for all? In this meeting, diverse multidisciplinary adolescent health professionals from throughout the world will assemble to share, discuss, critique, and generate strategies that ensure that all young people have full and equal access to opportunities that enable them to achieve healthy, productive, and meaningful lives.

   

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