Daily Schedule by Tracks


For more information regarding the sessions listed within the above-linked schedule grids, drag your pointer over the title of the session you're interested in learning more about and click to access. 

Educational Tracks: Each session is categorized by an educational track to help attendees identify the type of session being offered.

  • Core Clinical Topics: Sessions that provide an evidence based review or reinforcement of knowledge, skills, or management guidelines of core issues addressed in clinical care.
  • Clinical Advances: Sessions that highlight innovations or new research‐based advances in diagnostic, treatment, or management strategies of issues addressed in clinical care
  • Public Health/AdvocacySessions about public health promotion, health policy, or advocacy skills; not the provision of clinical care in a community based or school setting.
  • Professional Development/Training/Education: Sessions to enhance provider leadership, networking, wellness, or trainee education skills; not patient/client education.
  • Research: Presentations designed to enhance research method skills or highlight innovative content areas for adolescent health and medicine research


Plenaries/Gallagher Lecture

Gallagher Info
  • Plenary I: Psychological Well Being: The Protective Power of Relationships
  • 2019 Gallagher Lecture/Plenary II: Psychological Well-Being in Conflict, Disaster, and Flight 
  • Plenary III: Psychological Well-Being: Immigrant Youth Experiences

Hot Topics

The Hot Topics sessions is one of the most popular components of SAHM annual meetings. There are two sessions, each consisting of four fifteen minute presentations on today's hottest topics in adolescent health.                                                                       Hot Topics 


Workshop Info
Workshops are 90-minute sessions, often with multiple presenters. They are a mix of educational formats: lecture, case-based presentation, panel discussion, small group work, or interactive activities.



Institute Info
Institutes at the SAHM annual meeting are three-hour sessions (with a 30-minute break), typically with multiple presenters. These sessions allow added time for a more in-depth examination of a particular subject in the field of adolescent medicine or health. They are intended for hands-on training, though they may also employ a variety of other educational formats: lecture, case-based presentation, panel discussion, or small group work.


SIG Meetings

SIG Meeting Info
SAHM Special Interest Groups (SIGs) provide a forum for members with common interests to network and explore specific topic areas in clinical care, research and public health, as well as to enable the exchange of ideas and the development of collaborative clinical or research projects.


Platform Research Presentations

Platform Research
Presentation Info
Platform research presentations are moderated panel discussions with a number of abstracts being presented on one topic. They are 90 minute sessions.


Research Poster Symposia

Research Poster
Symposia Info

Research Poster Symposia are moderated discussions with a number of posters being presented on one topic. They are 90 minute sessions.


Research Poster Presentations

Research Poster
Presentation Info
The 2019 SAHM Annual Meeting will feature two poster sessions comprised of different posters displayed during each. Attendees are encouraged to visit the poster hall during each session to view all of the research being presented.


Satellite Symposia
The meeting will feature two satellite symposia - 90 minute sessions hosted by industry partners. Symposia are not designated for CME.