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    ASAM member Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM has been named the Senior Editor of the Journal of Addiction Medicine.

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  • 12/18/2014

    AMA House of Delegates Meeting Update

    The AMA Interim House of Delegates met in Dallas from November 8-11. Stuart Gitlow MD, MPH, MBA, DFAPA, current ASAM President, serves as ASAM’s Delegate to the AMA House of Delegates (HOD) and Ilse Levin is ASAM’s Alternate Delegate. In addition, Dr. Gitlow chairs the AMA’s Council on Science and Public Policy; Ilse Levin, DO, Ex-Officio, AMA Alternate Delegate and Mike Miller, MD, FASM, Past President are also members. Resolutions passed at this meeting of interest to ASAM members are listed...

  • 11/21/2014

    ASAM is Pleased to Announce the 2014 Election Results

    During the Business Meeting Breakfast at the Annual Conference in Austin, membership will have the opportunity to confirm Dr. Kelly J. Clark as the new President-Elect, Dr. Mark Kraus as Vice-President, Dr. Brian Hurley as Treasurer and Dr. Margaret Jarvis as Secretary. The six new Directors-at-Large will be Drs. Anthony Albanese, Paul Earley, Marc Galanter, Petros Levounis, Yngvild Olsen, and John Tanner.

  • 11/17/2014

    CO*RE Awarded Year-Long Grant to Continue ER/LA Opioid REMS Education

    ASAM is a partner of the Collaboration for REMS Education (CO*RE). CO*RE has been awarded its second full year-long grant (after the first and an interim grant) by the REMS Programming Companies (RPC). CO*RE, a collaboration of primarily national associations, will use this funding of $3,655,634 in 2015 to reach beyond the 53,000 clinicians it has successfully educated since 2013.

  • 10/14/2014

    Richard Saitz Named the Senior Editor, Journal of Addiction Medicine

    Leading addiction clinician and researcher Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FASAM has been named the Senior Editor of ASAM’s Journal of Addiction Medicine.

  • 10/13/2014

    ASAM Criteria Software Plenary Outlines Impending Product Launch

    A plenary at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference covers more than 20 research papers on The ASAM Criteria Software.

  • 10/2/2014

    ASAM Members Lou Baxter and Michael Shore Join New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at Addiction Summit

    “The Many Faces of Addiction: Ending The Stigma” summit featured a series of panel discussions focused on bringing many voices together in an effort to change the way we talk and think about addiction.