Call for Proposals

Submission Deadlines

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Submission Type Submissions Open  Last Day to Submit
(Workshops, Institutes, and Special Interest Groups meetings)



10/16/2017 11/6/2017

Works in Progress




Submission Instructions

(Special note: please only start a submission if you plan on completing it. If you experience any issues with the abstract management system, please contact SAHM administrative director, Caitlyn Gibson, at

Educational Sessions 

(The submission site for educational sessions is now closed) 

Hot Topics (NEW for 2018!

Submission site opens: Monday, October 16, 2017
Submission site closes: Monday, November 6, 2017

This year, SAHM annual meeting attendees will have the opportunity to submit a proposal and possibly present a Hot Topic at the annual meeting. The final submission details and review/scoring criteria are currently being developed and will be released by 9/1/2017.
Each Hot Topic presentation will be 15 minutes: 10 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for questions. Each submission will be peer-reviewed by ~20 program committee members.
Tentative review/scoring criteria (subject to change, to be finalized by 9/1/2017) will include:

  • “Hotness”- new or recent developments or currently particularly relevant
  • Relevance to adolescent and young adult health and medicine
  • Clarity of proposed content
  • Documented expertise of the presenter in the proposed content area
  • Transdisciplinary relevance
  • Global relevance
  • Diversity and Inclusion- supports SAHM’s goal to be inclusive of diverse populations
  • Link to the conference theme (Global Adolescent Health Equity)
More info to come!

Works in Progress

Submissions accepted November 6, 2017 - January 8, 2017

More info to come!