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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Learn top tips for getting published in health journals

What makes a compelling abstract? How does your manuscript's cover letter improve the chances that your paper will be reviewed and accepted? And what on earth is Green Open Access? Learn the answers to these and other questions in SAHM's upcoming webinar led by the editorial team of the Journal of Adolescent Health. Coming up on October 21, the webinar will help authors navigate the world of health science publishing. Learn more and register here.

Nominate a worthy colleague for a SAHM award

Tell us who deserves to be recognized by SAHM for their contributions to the field of adolescent health. The SAHM Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the following prestigious awards: the 2015 Outstanding Achievement in Adolescent Medicine, the 2015 Millar Award for Innovative Approaches to Adolescent Health Care, and the 2016 Iris F. Litt Visiting Professor in Adolescent Health Research. Nominations are due by October 28. Read the criteria and download nomination forms online.

SAHM 2015 Annual Meeting

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


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