American Society of Addiction Medicine
The Voice of Addiction Medicine
Participate to raise funds and awareness for addiction medicine.
The conference has been re-named (formerly Med-Sci) to reflect exciting new changes for a more interactive, casual and fun learning environment.
Membership offers the opportunity to keep up to date with the latest science, attend world-renowned courses, network with peers, and so much more.
Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry...
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 .
ASAM announces its participation in the newly formed NIDAMED Coalition of Healthcare Organizations.
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.
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...
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.
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.
April 23, 2015 - A practical, interactive case-based course for primary care physicians to help recognize, treat and refer patients at risk for or with substance use disorders (SUD).
April 23, 2015 - Will use clinical cases to demonstrate evidence-based methods of pain management that involve minimal or no use of prescription opioids.
Online SBIRT Training is a 4-hour course that covers all SBIRT skills and provides an opportunity to practice skills via simulated cases. Provided in partnership with Clinical Tools, Inc.
Our nationwide directory of addiction medicine professionals.
Worldwide, tobacco use causes more than 5 million deaths per year.
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