2021 Conference on Adolescent Health

COVID-19 Update: The AHI Team remains committed to safety and accessibility being top priorities of the Annual Conference on Adolescent Health. In consideration of these priorities, we are excited to announce that the 2021 Conference on Adolescent Health will be a completely virtual event on May 13-14, 2021. 

2021 Conference on Adolescent Health

Translating Research into Practice

AHI is excited to announce the 7th Annual Conference on Adolescent Health on May 13-14, 2021. Each year, the event hosts over 450 attendees from nearly all 50 states, and a growing international community. More than half of the sessions at the event are co-facilitated by youth, and the planning of the conference is guided by the Adolescent Health Initiative’s (AHI) Teen Advisory Council (TAC TAC).

Check out our Detailed Agenda for the event.

What past attendees are saying:

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Now Virtual

We are excited to announce that the 2021 Conference on Adolescent Health will be a completely virtual event.

The 2021 Conference on Adolescent Health will be held on May 13-14, 2021. You can expect an interdisciplinary schedule of speakers, opportunities for Continuing Education credits, exciting new sponsorship & exhibiting opportunities, and even a virtual networking session.

Early bird prices end on Friday, April 2, and registration closes on Monday, May 3.


Featured Speakers

Registrants can plan on attending one or both days of the interactive and youth-driven conference. Access our Detailed Agenda to check out the sessions. Topics include the impacts of racism on health care, the effects of the pandemic on adolescent health, vaping, and more.

Registration Prices

With the 2021 Conference on Adolescent Health’s shift to a virtual event, we have adjusted attendance fees to reflect the change in format.

If you are financially unable to cover the cost of the event, please reach out to adolescenthealth@umich.edu, who has scholarship opportunities available.


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Call for Awards

The Call for Nominations for the 2020 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.

Recipients of this award will be honored at the 2021 Conference on Adolescent Health, and will receive a free Conference registration.

You may submit multiple nominations, and self-nominations are welcome, until Monday, February 22, 2021


Become a Sponsor Today

This year’s virtual event will have an international reach, bringing together a diverse group of attendees and speakers across fields. Our *new* virtual format has made space for sponsors to engage with the adolescent health community more intentionally. We have rebuilt our sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities to capture the needs of a virtual audience.

Check them out in our Sponsorship Packet, or register by clicking the button below.

In efforts to amplify the racial justice work happening around adolescent health, we are offering organizations doing racial justice work a complimentary exhibiting table, and a 40% discount on any sponsorship package.

With questions, or to set up a time to connect, please contact our Marketing Specialist, Janine Driver.

Thank you, Sponsors!

The support, involvement, and enthusiasm of our Conference sponsors helps to actualize AHI’s vision of transforming the health care landscape. We are grateful for their commitment to adolescent health and amplifying youth voice. Thank you!

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.”

Can’t wait to connect in 2021!

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