The SAHM Virtual Chat Series provides opportunities for SAHM members to join together virtually to discuss topics of professional interest including: promotion of adolescent health and wellness; optimal care delivery; advocacy priorities; professional development (mentoring, leadership, networking); personal wellness and vitality; racial justice; health equity; and youth engagement. While the format of each session may vary due to the nature of the topic, each installment will include an open forum style component where participants are encouraged to ask questions of one another, share experiences, challenges and the strategies used to overcome challenges. 

Registration is free however you must be a member of SAHM to attend unless otherwise noted. 

Have a suggestion for a future virtual chat session topic? Please contact SAHM Headquarters to share your idea.  

Upcoming Chat Series Schedule: 

 

March 2021

April 2021

View a listing of previously held chats and the resources shared if applicable.

 

SAHM Virtual Chat Special Series: Leading From Where You Are
Part 4: Leading Diverse Teams

Wednesday, March 3, 2021; Noon-1 p.m. ET
Hosted by SAHM President Dr. Jessica Kahn
 
Part 4, Leading Diverse Teams, will focus on the exploration of the benefits and challenges of diverse teams, and strategies to lead diverse teams including active creation of inclusive communities.

Leading From Where You Are is a four part series designed to help you lead from where you are in your journey as an adolescent health professional. In this series, we will explore how leadership development is self-development, and how effective leadership is not positional, but relational. You can join any one or all four of the sessions.
 
Series learning objectives:
  1. Reflect on you are leading
  2. Identify key strategies for leading from where you are: up, down, or across
  3. Create an action plan for implementing these strategies in your leadership and for deeper exploration and learning

Registration is free and open to SAHM members only.
Visit the SAHM Virtual Chat registration page to register.  

A SAHM member user login is required to access the Virtual Chat registration page. 
Forgot your password? Visit the “Reset Your Password” page.

 

2020 American Cancer Society (ACS) Guidelines for Cervical Cancer Screening: The Changing Landscape for Clinicians and Patients

Wednesday, April 28, 2021; 11 a.m.-Noon ET
Hosted by SAHM Reproductive Health Committee

In September 2020, the ACS recommended that individuals at average risk should start cervical cancer screening at age 25 years with primary HPV testing every 5 years through age 65 years. This new update is in contrast to the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPTF) 2018 guidelines that recommend screening to start at age 21 years with cervical cytology alone every 3 years through age 29 years, followed by a variety of options from ages 30 to 65 years.
 
The SAHM Reproductive Health Committee invites you to join our featured speaker, Anna-Barbara Moscicki MD, and facilitators Priya Dhar MD, Loris Hwang MD, and Florence DesRosiers MD for a discussion of the research data behind the ACS guidelines; decisions by clinicians and institutions to follow the ACS or USPTF recommendations; and the implications of screening activities on subsequent management. Additional topics will include the ASCCP 2019 Risk-Based Management Guidelines, and the ASCCP 2019 Guidelines for Screening for Immunocompromised Women.

Registration is free and open to SAHM members only.
Visit the SAHM Virtual Chat registration page to register.  

A SAHM member user login is required to access the Virtual Chat registration page. 
Forgot your password? Visit the “Reset Your Password” page.


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