“Best conference I have been to in >10 years. Excellent, timely, interdisciplinary and very adolescent focused. Great job. The worst part to the conference was having to decide between so many excellent workshops.” – 2015 Conference attendee
The UMHS Adolescent Health Initiative’s 2016 Conference on Adolescent Health, led by Maggie A. Riley, MD, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, will be held on April 18-19, 2016. Registration is now open with early-bird discounts available.
The annual conference, now in its third year, will include skill-building workshops aimed to improve clinical practices, breakout sessions focused on cutting-edge topics, plenary remarks, and a poster-viewing session. This is a multidisciplinary conference with an intended audience of medical professionals (physicians, NPs, PAs, RNs), other health professions (Health Education, Public Health, Nutrition, Social Work, etc.), researchers, and students. The Conference on Adolescent Health offers health professionals the opportunity to learn from multidisciplinary speakers in a multidisciplinary environment, gaining knowledge and skills that can be readily incorporated into practice.
The conference will be held at the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest. Early-bird registration rates are available through March 18, 2016. Registration discounts are also available for students, residents, and fellows. To view the complete schedule and to register for the event, please visit the conference website.
Dr. Riley is an adolescent health expert. In addition to her faculty position with the University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine, she is the Medical Director of the Adolescent Health Initiative and the Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools, a system of six school-based clinics in middle and high schools in Washtenaw County, and the President of the Michigan Chapter of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine.
The Adolescent Health Initiative strives to transform the healthcare landscape to optimize adolescent and young adult health and well-being. AHI’s mission is to advance innovative adolescent-centered