SAHM is a multidisciplinary association of health professionals. Membership is open to all health professionals throughout the world who are involved in service, teaching, or research concerned with the health and well-being of all adolescents and young adults.

SAHM Membership Referral Program
Tap into your network of colleagues and help SAHM grow!
Every time you recruit a new member, you strengthen SAHM. A stronger SAHM means greater recognition for adolescent and young adult health professionals, more resources and support for our members, and a louder voice in Washington, DC, across the country, and throughout the world.
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SAHM Members receive myriad benefits, including:



Journal of Adolescent Health

Print subscription and online access to the Journal of Adolescent Health, SAHM’s official publication. 


  Resources and Information

Education and Connection



Enjoy special member rates to attend the SAHM annual meeting, the premier gathering of professionals dedicated to adolescent and young adult health. Take advantage of educational (CME, CE and MOC) and networking opportunities.




SAHM Matters

This quarterly electronic newsletter includes presidential messages, news from members and programs, announcements from the business office and upcoming professional development opportunities.


SAHM Listserv

Opportunity to engage with other SAHM members via the SAHM listserv.

SAHM Member Directory

All members are listed in and have online access to SAHM’s online membership directory



Listing in SAHM’s Find an Adolescent Health Professional Directory

 Members have the option to be listed within our online "Find an Adolescent Health Professional" search tool  which allows the public to locate service providers among our membership.



Leadership Opportunities and Committee Involvement 

Opportunities to serve and participate on the SAHM Board of Directors and on SAHM Committees





SAHM Annual Awards - Each year, SAHM recognizes adolescent health professionals for their commitment to furthering the field and advancing the cause of adolescent health and well-being.


What Your Dues Support

The dues paid by the membership help support a wide range of programs, informational tools and educational activities that promote the cause of adolescent health and well-being:

  • SAHM position papers, authored by members of the society, represent the official opinions and recommendations of SAHM on important issues relevant to the health and well-being of adolescents and young adults.

  • SAHM represents and advocates for health policy issues at the local, state, national and International levels that affect the lives of adolescents.

  • SAHM supports members in their grassroots efforts to educate congressional representatives on issues of importance to the adolescent and young adult health care community.
  • The SAHM Adolescent Medicine Resident Curriculum, designed both for four-week adolescent medicine rotations and for residents’ longitudinal training.  
  • The SAHM Anti-Racism Toolkit - Resources to help adolescent health professionals combat racism, promote racial justice, reduce health disparities, and advance health equity for youth. 
  • Access to attend live or view recorded sessions from the SAHM Lecture Series: Beyond the Basics
  • Annual listing of Training Opportunities in Adolescent Health. SAHM provides an annually updated roster of existing Training Opportunities in adolescent health for the use of interested applicants and others wishing this information. 

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