Annual Conference on Adolescent Health

Over the Years!

The Adolescent Health Initiative is proud to have celebrated 6 great years of our Annual Conference on Adolescent Health! We are thrilled to be able to bring together a global, multidisciplinary audience of adolescent health professionals year after year. Our vision is to transform the health care landscape to optimize adolescent and young adult health and well-being. We take great pride in a conference we believe helps to achieve this goal. We hope you can join us for our 7th annual event taking place on April 20-21 2020.

Past Conferences

April 11-12, 2019


2019 Featured Sessions

  • IUD Insertion
  • Improving Adolescent Chlamydia Screening
  • Reproductive Coercion as Adolescent Dating Abuse
  • Trauma Informed Care for LGBTQIA and Youth of Color
  • Electronic Cigarette Health Impact and Policy
  • Strengths Based Approaches to Adolescent Sexual Health
  • The Role of Sleep in Adolescent Health
  • Acute Care Prescribing and the Opioid Epidemic Among Youth
  • Implementing HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • Media Influences on Adolescent Health
  • Understanding Anxiety Among Adolescent Youth
  • Teen Brain Development and the Impact of Marijuana

2018 Featured Sessions

  • Birth Control for LGBTQ Youth
  • Chlamydia and Expedited Partner Therapy
  • Cyberbullying
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gender Expansive Medical Services
  • Hypertension in Adolescents
  • Male Reproductive Health
  • Opioid Prescribing & Persistent Use in Adolescents
  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Sex Positivity
  • Transition and Youth Empowerment
  • Youth Voice in Health Care Settings

April 22-23, 2018


April 24-25, 2017


2017 Featured Sessions

  • Youth-Friendly Sexual Health Services
  • LGBTQ Sexual Health
  • Asthma in Schools
  • Sexting
  • IUD Insertion Clinical Skills
  • Digital Dating Abuse
  • Gender Matters Program
  • Adolescent Substance Use
  • Adolescent Quality Measures
  • Health Disparities in Adolescents
  • ADHD
  • Youth Voice in Health Centers
  • Sex Positivity
  • Concussions in Adolescents
  • Trauma-Informed Care

2016 Featured Sessions

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Adolescent Well Visits
  • Bullying and Cyberbullying
  • Contraception
  • Eating Disorders
  • Fire Arm Injury Prevention
  • Medical Treatment of Transgender Patients
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Patient-Centered Care for Transgender Youth
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEp)
  • Violence Prevention

April 18-19, 2016


April 23-24, 2015


2015 Featured Sessions

  • Anxiety
  • Confidentiality Laws
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Dating Violence
  • Patient-Centered Communication
  • Non-Suicidal Self-Injury
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Social Media as a Medical Therapy
  • Supporting Transgender Youth
  • Technology and Sexual Health

2014 Featured Sessions

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Obesity and Youth
  • Health, Education, and High School Graduation
  • Eating Disorders
  • Violence Prevention

April 4, 2014


Sponsors and Exhibitors

Thank you to all of our sponsors! 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. Plan ahead to sponsor the 2018 Conference on Adolescent Health, taking place April 23-24! Please email adolescenthealth@umich.edu with questions!

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 in 2019!