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Conference on Adolescent Health

Translating Research into Practice

2019 Conference on Adolescent Health

Join colleagues from across the country on April 11-12 in Detroit, Michigan at the 2019 Conference on Adolescent Health! This annual event draws a national audience of multidisciplinary health professionals for two days of Breakout Sessions, Oral Presentations, Poster Presentations, and networking events. Registration for the 6th annual event begins in January, 2019!

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Excellence in Adolescent Health Award

The Call for Nominations for the 2019 Excellence in Adolescent Health Award is now open! The Adolescent Health Initiative is accepting nominations for individuals or teams doing excellent work in the field of adolescent health.

Winners of this award will have demonstrated the Adolescent Health Initiative core values of Collaboration, Diversity and Inclusion, Expertise, Innovation, Quality, and Responsiveness through their work. Examples of exceptional work could be a quality improvement project focused on adolescent health outcomes, an effective health center program, innovative research related to adolescent health, or a project to connect youth to community resources

You may submit multiple nominations and self-nominations are welcome. The nomination deadline is January 25, 2019 at 5:00pm EST. 

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What are attendees saying about the Annual Conference on Adolescent Health?

  • "This conference is a fantastic resource for providers of all backgrounds!  I will definitely be attending in the future and recommending it to others."

  • "Best conference I have been to in over 10 years. Excellent, timely, interdisciplinary and very adolescent focused."

  • “Wonderful conference---all sessions I attended had takeaways that I can immediately begin to implement in practice.”

  • "It was thrilling to have young people leading and participating in the conference."

  • “I loved the interdisciplinary atmosphere of this conference. Rather than feeling like I was in a room of people with my perspective, I felt like there was a diversity of voices and perceptions. I will be coming back next year and recommending this conference to colleagues.”

Conference attendees include

20 %
PHYSICIANS
28 %
NURSES
17 %
SOCIAL WORKERS
9 %
HEALTH EDUCATORS
19 %
OTHER HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
7 %
STUDENTS

Location

Take time to enjoy all that downtown Detroit has to offer! Home of Motown and known as “The Motor City”, Detroit has a rich city culture and deep city pride. The many outdoor attractions and historical sites include Campus Martius, Eastern Market, Hart Plaza, Renaissance Center,  Tigers Stadium, Fox Theater, Ford Field and more. Conference attendees will receive discounted rates at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, a hotel located in the heart of Detroit spanning 70 floors and featuring floor-to-ceiling windows with lovely city, river, and Canadian views. Rates will be subject to availability.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Showcase your work at one of the largest gatherings of adolescent health professionals! Exhibitor and sponsor opportunities are a great way to reach a national audience to promote programs, services, and upcoming events, increase patient or community referrals, and recruit new organization members or volunteers. For more information, check out our sponsorship packet! If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting, please fill out the below form or contact our marketing coordinator at driverja@med.umich.edu 

2017 Conference on Adolescent Health

Thank you to our colleagues from across the country who participated in the 2017 Conference on Adolescent Health! This annual event drew a national audience of multidisciplinary health professionals for two days of skills-building workshops, breakouts sessions, poster presentations, and networking events.

Please save the date for the 5th Annual Conference on Adolescent Health on April 23-24, 2018!

Can’t wait to see you there!