The Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

The Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine (D.A.Y.A.M.) has conducted an active program of clinical service, teaching and research at the New Jersey Medical School since 1976.

D.A.Y.A.M. is fully integrated into the clinical and teaching program of the Department of Pediatrics of the New Jersey Medical School. Along with pediatric subspecialties D.A.Y.A.M. has access to collaborative and consultative relationships with a wide range of clinical specialist which are available at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Dentistry, General and Subspecialty Surgery and Trauma.

D.A.Y.A.M. currently consists of 100 professionals who work in 15 interconnected components, each of which is administered by a program coordinator. The overall administrative direction for the entire Division resides in the Director of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine with the assistance of the Associate Director of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine and the Division's Administrative Coordinator. This administrative core is responsible for a variety of fiscal and programmatic functions which are integral to the effectiveness of each aspect of D.A.Y.A.M.'s activities:

grants procurement grants management operations/physical plant
human resources  contracts/collaborative agreements   program evaluations
new program development    


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