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Sexual Assault Medical Management Office (SAMMO)

Mission

Commitment to eliminate incidents of sexual assault through a comprehensive policy that focuses on education, prevention, integrated victim support, rapid reporting, thorough investigation, appropriate action, and follow-up.

Directions to Director Office 

Location 1C109 – Next to Mad cakes bakery

Director Office Phone Number

(808) 433-5328

Our Team:

(SAMD) Sexual Assault Medical Director

Provider who oversees the program

(SAMFE) Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examiner

Specialty trained providers who perform a medical-forensic initial examination

(SACP) Sexual Assault Care Provider

Providers who see patients for follow-up care

(SACC) Sexual Assault Care Coordinator

Provider who assists with coordinating care and meetings

(SABH) Sexual Assault Behavioral Health

Providers who have daily appointments for victims of sexual assault

Hours of Operations to Receive Care

Our Acute Sexual Assault program is based out of the Tripler Army Medical Center Emergency Department. You are able to report 24/7 to request medical-forensic care.

Directors Office Hours (for questions or assistance):

Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Sexual Assault Forensic Exam (SAFE):

The most important aspect of the exam is the patient, every portion of the exam can be modified or not completed per the patient’s request.
  • Background Information
  • Patient Consent
  • Patient History
  • Assault History
  • Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault Toxicology Kit
  • Physical Exam
  • Photographs
  • Forensic Samples

Sexual Assault Care Provider (SACP) follow-up appointments:

  • Initial 24-48 hours
    • Discuss medical needs
    • Review lab results
    • Repeat photographs if needed
  • 3 and 6 weeks
    • Discuss medical needs
    • Repeat lab work
  • 3 and 6 months
    • Discuss medical needs
    • Repeat lab work

FAQ's:

Q: Is there a time limit to receiving care?
A: There is no time limit on receiving medical and behavioral health care. However, there are timeframes for the other services we offer.
  • Sexual Assault Forensic Exam – 7 Days (168 Hours)
  • Legal Drug Facilitated Toxicology Kit – 4 Days (96 Hours)
  • HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis – 3 Days (72 Hours)
  • Emergency Contraception Choices – 5 Days (120 Hours)
Q: What if I only want to be tested for STIs and receive medications?
A: There are a few options to consider.
1. If you wish to not have the SAFE exam performed, but still wish to report the assault and still receive Victim Advocate and Sexual Assault Medical Management follow-up services.
  • You can present to your Primary Care Provider
2. If you wish to not have the SAFE exam performed, and do not wish to report the assault or receive Victim Advocate and Sexual Assault Medical Management follow-up services.
  • You can present to your Primary Care Provider
  • You can utilize Tripler Walk-in STI Clinic located in the Adolescent Clinic (Please refer to below flyer for more information)
Q: Will my command be notified if I present to the Emergency Department for a Sexual Assault Forensic Exam?
A: You will be provided a Victim Advocate that will review your reporting options with you. Your command will only be notified if you choose ‘Unrestricted Reporting’.
 
Q: Who is eligible to receive Sexual Assault Medical Management Care?
A: We offer our services to all branches and their dependents.
 
Q: What is the age range that you offer your services too?
A: At this time, we only perform the Sexual Assault Forensic Exam on adult patients, ages 18 years old and up (17 years old with Active Duty waiver).
  • If you are less than 18 years old, or the guardian of the patient, you can still bring your child to Tripler Army Medical Center Emergency Department for care. They will receive medical clearance, Family Advocacy Social Work (with limitations), Family Advocacy Victim Advocate and follow-up services are offered such as Behavioral Health. The physician will consult the Kapi’olani Sexual Assault Treatment Center to coordinate further care if a Sexual Assault Forensic Exam is needed.
Q: Will your exam determine if a substance was used to alter my mental status?
A: We offer a Legal Drug Facilitated Toxicology Kit with limitations.
  • Must be within 96 hours of assault
  • Must be filing a Unrestricted Report
Q: Is your office the same as SHARP?
A: No. While we do work hand in hand to provide care to our patients, our office provides medical-forensic care.

Forms:

STI Walk-in Clinic

 
 
 

Contact Us

Director Office

Phone Number: (808) 433-5328

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