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  • 1/30/2015

    ASAM Part of a National Collaborative that Receives the ACEhp 2015 Outstanding Educational Collaboration Award for the Collaborative for REMS Education (CO*RE)

    ASAM is part of the Collaboration for REMS Education which won recognition as Best Collaboration of 2015 from The Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions .

  • 1/12/2015

    ASAM Joins NIDAMED Coalition of Healthcare Organizations

    ASAM announces its participation in the newly formed NIDAMED Coalition of Healthcare Organizations.

  • 1/12/2015

    ASAM President Featured in International Innovation

    ASAM's President Dr. Stuart Gitlow, MPH, MBA, was interviewed by International Innovation, a publisher of global insight and analysis on current scientific research trends.

  • 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...

  • 12/17/2014

    60 Minutes Covers Utilization Review Process

    Utilization review is the process where the care plan submitted by a clinician to a patient’s insurance company is reviewed for necessity (whether or not the care will be beneficial to the patient and improve their health) and therefore whether insurance will pay for the care.

  • 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.