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Nationally Recognized Academic Mentorship

Dr. Elizabeth McAnarney, Professor and Chair Emerita of the Department of Pediatrics, is the recipient of the 2013 John Howland Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Pediatric Society, for her work helping to develop the board-certified subspecialty of Adolescent Medicine, her research examining the best ways to care for pregnant adolescents and her career-long commitment to education and mentorship. Elected to the Institute of Medicine, Dr. McAnarney provides valuable mentorship to our fellows.

Dr. Richard Kreipe, Professor Emeritus, is a former President of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine and received that organization's 2012 Outstanding Achievement award for his lifetime dedication to advancing the health and well-being of adolescents. Among his many leadership roles, he is a consultant to the American Psychiatric Association regarding diagnostic criteria for eating disorders and the founder of the Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Program at Golisano Children’s Hospital. Dr. Kreipe provides excellent teaching and mentorship to our fellows.

Past Presidents of Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM)

  • Richard E. Kreipe, M.D.  2008-09 — Fellow, Faculty, Professor Emeritus at URMC
  • Arthur B. Elster, M.D.  1997-98 — Fellow at URMC
  • W. Sam Yancy, M.D.  1985-86 — Fellow at URMC
  • Elizabeth R. McAnarney, M.D.  1984-85 — Fellow, Faculty, Professor and Chair Emerita at URMC
  • Stanford B. Friedman, M.D.  1979-80 — Medical Student, Fellow, Faculty at URMC, founding Chief of Division of Adolescent Medicine