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The North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG), founded in 1986, is dedicated to providing multidisciplinary leadership in education, research and gynecologic care to improve the reproductive health of youth.  Its focus is to serve and be recognized as the lead provider in PAG education, research and clinical care, conduct and encourage multidisciplinary and inter-professional programs of medical education and research in the field of PAG, and advocate for the reproductive well-being of children and adolescents and the provision of unrestricted, unbiased and evidence based practice of PAG.

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2021 ACRM Call for Abstracts is Open!


The NASPAG Program Committee invites you to submit abstracts pertinent to the field of pediatric and adolescent gynecology for presentation at the 35thAnnual Clinical Research Meeting (ACRM). Abstracts describing original research or case reports/series will be considered. Please review the guidelines in their entirety prior to submitting your abstract. 


To review the 2021 ACRM Abstract Submission Guidelines, and submit your abstract, please click here.


 NASPAGs Response to the Death of George Floyd and Racial Injustice in the US


Racism and disparities persist in our health care system, numerous American institutions, and our society at large. Racism and disparities must not be ignored. The recent killing of George Floyd by law enforcement represents yet another black life tragically lost. The recent killings of George Floyd, Ahmed Aubrey, and Breonna Taylor, and too many more, remind us all that we must do better in our daily efforts to recognize racism and disparity, and advocate for racial justice and equity. It is with a heavy heart that the North American Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG) responds to these most recent deaths in solidarity with the families, friends, and communities impacted. We must support our patients, colleagues, and communities during these troubling times.


NASPAG strives to promote inclusion for our members and we recognize the vast benefits of diversity in our organization. NASPAG’s mission statement includes a key statement promoting advocacy for “the reproductive well-being of children and adolescents and the provision of unrestricted, unbiased and evidence-based practice of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.”


Sexual and reproductive health care equity cannot exist without racial and social justice. We know that racism harms all children and adolescents, regardless of their background. We see the emotional and physical sequelae of racism, chronic stress, and microaggressions in our patients, often in the form depression, insomnia, chronic pain, and disruptions in the menstrual cycle. We encourage all of you to support one another and continue to strive for a better future as we work together moving forward in our commitment to address these issues. 


We have compiled a collection of resources for our NASPAG community to support their efforts as effective allies for our patients and our colleagues:


Lastly, we also welcome your ideas on how we can improve towards being an ally in support of anti-racism.


Statement created in collaboration with:

Nichole Tyson MD-Chair of Advocacy Committee

Whitney Wellenstein MD

Hina Talib MD

Geri Hewitt-NASPAG President

NASPAG Board of Directors



NASPAG is happy to share with our members a modified version of the Telehealth Workshop that was to be presented by Dr. Nichole Tyson and Dr. Judy Simms-Cendan at the 2020 NASPAG ACRM.  

We hope our members find this educational tool helpful in these unprecedented times.


We look forward to remaining connected throughout this pandemic and will see everyone in Nashville at the 2021 NASPAG ACRM.









Check out the new JPAG supplement highlighting IUDs in Adolescents!


Click Here! 



Do you prescribe low or ultra low OCs?

What is your go to regimen for acute AUB?

Do see PAG patients with Ehlers Danlos?

Great discussion with Editor in Chief, Dr.Paula Hillard, podcast guest & senior author-Dr. Jennifer Dietrich and Dr. Nichole Tyson on these topics from the June JPAG edition!

Listen on your favorite podcast platform. Search: JPAG to hear the JULY JPAG PODCAST today!

And we welcome comments & suggestions at:










Help support NASPAG by making a donation today!


Our Goal is to provide continued financial support for NASPAG now and in the future. The board has defined three primary areas for donations. *Directed donations: Annual Clinical Research Meeting Enhancement – support high caliber workshops and keynote speakers, as well as support medical students or residents to attend the meeting *Research – support research grants and awards Unrestricted donations: Friends of NASPAG- support and enhance the future and success of NASPAG.


Show your continued NASPAG support in honor of our executive director, Dr. Joseph Sanfilppo. This is another way for our members to donate, while giving thanks to Dr. Sanfilippo, as he will be retiring this year. This donation will go to the Friends of NASPAG fund, in honor of Dr. Sanfilippo.


My mother, Elena T. Sanfilippo died over the Thanksgiving holiday at 103 y/a. She was the oldest living graduate from Brooklyn Law School when she was honored several months ago. She always emphasized the importance of education, leading me to establish the Sanfilippo Young Scholars Development Fund at NASPAG. This is an Open Fund designed to enhance young talented individuals committed to enhancing the reproductive health of girls and young women. Joe Sanfilippo


Please donate in her honor by checking the box on the donation page.

This is an Open Fund for Ongoing Contributions in his honor.

Joe Sanfilippo MD, MBA was a founding father of NASPAG, Executive Director as well as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. After many years of service to NASPAG we celebrate with establishment of the “SANFILIPPO YOUNG SCHOLARS DEVELOPMENT FUND.”

It has been established to recognize Dr. Sanfilippo and his parents Joseph P. and Elena T. Sanfilippo to continue the development and dedication to young, talented individuals committed to enhancing the reproductive health of girls and young women. The fund’s mission is to provide financial support to help develop our next generation of health care professionals by supporting their education and research. You can celebrate Dr. Sanfilippo and his legacy by contributing to the “Sanfilippo Young Scholars Development Fund” at (contributions are tax deductible and contribute to total-cumulative NASPAG giving).



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