The New England Chapter of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine is an interdisciplinary organization open to all who care for and about youth…physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, health educators, counselors, teachers, mental health and human service and public health personnel. Chapter members do not need to be members of the national organization. Dues are $30 annually, from April to April.

Our Objectives

  • Foster and stimulate the highest quality of health care for adolescents, and increase understanding of the adolescent period of growth and development
  • Promote adolescent health care, foster communication among professionals who care for adolescents, and encourage cooperative projects in health care delivery, continuing professional education, and clinical research
  • Act as a source of information and referral for adolescent health care, education, and advocacy in New England

The current New England Regional Chapter Executive Committee consists of:

Dana Ostberg, NP - President
TBD - President-Elect
Josh S Borus, MD, MPH -  Immediate Past President
Abigail Donaldson, MD - Secretary Treasurer
Meredith Kells, NP, PhD - Members At-Large
Julia Potter, MD
Jason Rafferty, MD, MS
Patricia Glidden, NP


  • Annual Spring Dinner and Business Meeting
  • Fall CME conference
  • Promote continuing professional education
  • Legislative advocacy
  • E-mail list for Chapter News

For information on upcoming meetings, to change your address or e-mail on our mailing list, or to join/pay chapter dues, please , please Dana Ostberg ([email protected]).

Join this chapter — membership in SAHM is not required to join a chapter, but you are invited to join. Members: log in and visit My Communities to network with other chapter members.

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