UPMC Adolescent Medicine

The mission of the Division of Adolescent Medicine is to improve the health and well being of youth through:
• Accessible health care services for adolescents in the context of their family, culture and community
• Interdisciplinary adolescent health care education for health professional trainees and practitioners as well as youth, families, and communities
• Research to increase understanding of disparities in adolescent health, promote adolescent health equity, and improve adolescent health outcomes
• Engagement with youth in their communities as their adult allies and advocates