The deadline is fast approaching – ACT NOW! Take advantage of this
opportunity to share your insights and inspire your peers in one of the SAHM
Annual Meeting’s most engaging components. 
Submissions close on December 11, 2023.

This year, we will host three dynamic sessions, each featuring three 15-minute presentations followed by a 5-minute Q&A, focusing on the most pressing and innovative topics in adolescent health.


Assessment and Evaluation Criteria:

All Hot Topic submissions will be peer-reviewed by the SAHM Program Committee, focusing on the following criteria:

·      Hotness & Innovation: Presentations should highlight recent developments or topics especially relevant since the last SAHM meeting, offering a unique and fresh perspective.

·       Significance: Chosen topics must be critically important to Adolescent and Young Adult Health and Medicine.

·       Clarity and Objectives: Proposals should clearly articulate the content and intended learning outcomes.

·       Inclusivity: Proposals should align with SAHM’s commitment to embracing diversity across various populations and nationalities.

·       Non-Research Abstracts: The call is for contributions other than research abstracts, encouraging a broader range of insights and discussions.


For questions regarding content, please contact

Guidelines for Hot Topic Submissions:

·       Speaker Details: Provide the full name, qualifications, professional title, institution, department/division, and email address.

·       Faculty Disclosures: Hot Topic presenters are required to disclose any financial relationships with commercial entities. A disclosure survey will follow proposal acceptance.

·       Presentation Title: Include the title of your Hot Topic.

·       Educational Objectives: List three educational objectives starting with “At the completion of the presentation, participants will be able to…”

·       Content Description: In 250 words or less, using three bullet points, describe your content’s significance, connection to the theme, and relevance to our diverse audience.

·       Single Presenter Confirmation: Confirm that only one author will present.

·       Curriculum Vitae: If accepted, submit a CV with the document titled using the speaker’s last name and initial.

For more detailed information or to submit a Hot Topic, please click here.

We can’t wait to see your insights enhance the conversations at SAHM AM24!


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