The Outstanding Achievement Award in Adolescent Health and Medicine was established in 1981. The intent of this award is to recognize individuals nationally and internationally for their commitment to improving the health of and health care resources for adolescents and young adults. The award honors individuals who have made a lifelong commitment to the health and well-being of adolescents, who have exhibited leadership in the field, made significant contributions to the advancement of the field, or has inspired others through their work, research, education or leadership. Membership in the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine is not a requirement for eligibility to be considered for this award.
 
Award Deadline: October 28, 2019
Download a nomination form

SELECTION PROCESS: Nominations are accepted from any current member of SAHM. The Awards Career Sub-Committee is charged with reviewing all nominations and identifying an award winner.

BUDGET AND ADMINISTRATION: The award is financially administered through the Society's business office. The Award includes a plaque presented annually at the Society’s annual meeting, a financial honorarium of $500, and travel reimbursement up to $1,000 (receipts required). Annual Meeting registration fees are waived for the recipient. Opportunity is provided for a brief presentation of the award recipient’s views and experiences relating to adolescent health care. 

Nomination Form 

Nominate yourself or a worthy colleague for the 2020 Outstanding Achievement Award in Adolescent Health and Medicine September 9-October 28, 2019. 

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