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What does SAM stand for?

SAM stands for Society for Adolescent Medicine


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Professional organizations (the American Academy of Pediatrics [AAP], the Society for Adolescent Medicine [SAM], and the Society of Pediatric Nurses [SPN]) all affirm the need to be inclusive and respect the decision-making abilities of children and adolescents (American Academy of Pediatrics, 1995; Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2003; Society of Pediatric Nurses, 2003).
[dagger]) The following groups cosigned a letter urging these protections: Ambulatory Pediatric Association, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist, American Medical Association, American Pediatric Society, American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Association, American Public Health Association, Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Society for Adolescent Medicine, and Society for Pediatric Research (source: reference 22).
The American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics, Society for Adolescent Medicine, 27 state attorneys general and the world Health Organization have endorsed Glantz's "Smoke-Free Movies" campaign.
MD, president of the Society for Adolescent Medicine and director of the Division of Adolescent Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.
Physicians from adolescent clinics throughout the country established the Society for Adolescent Medicine (SAM), and within the next decade, nearly half of all pediatric services in the United States had adolescent inpatient wards and/or outpatient clinics.