American Society of Addiction Medicine
The Voice of 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.
Participate to raise funds and awareness for addiction medicine.
The essential primer for people taking the ABAM Board Exam and for those wanting a thorough overview of Addiction Medicine.
Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry...
ASAM fellows and members Drs. Kane, Krantz and Salsitz contributed to a comprehensive Mediaplanet feature about the dangerous and growing prescription opioid crisis.
ASAM announces the release of its report on “Performance Measures for the Addiction Specialist Physician” that establishes much needed benchmarks for addiction related care. Drafted by a diverse panel of researchers, academicians and performance measure experts, the document describes nine measures that address key areas of concern in health care delivery which, when implemented, will have the potential to improve patient and health care outcomes.
An in-depth report on 2014 ASAM accomplishments in improving access to and the quality of addiction care.
In February, ABPM sent a required “Letter of Intent” to ABMS announcing the forthcoming submission of an application for the new subspecialty. This is the first step in a detailed ABMS review process that takes approximately 18 months. Although this process is the responsibility of ABPM as the sponsoring board, the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) will encourage and support the vital undertaking.
Governor LePage of Maine recently proposed eliminating Medicaid funding for opioid treatment programs in Maine. He plans to “transition” individuals recovering from opioid addiction from methadone to buprenorphine-containing medications.
The US Senate unanimously confirms Mr. Botticelli, recent acting director of the Office for National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and 2015 ASAM Public Policy Award recipient.
April 23, 2015 - An interactive case-based course for primary care physicians and clinicians.
April 23, 2015 - A lively course that utilizes cases to demonstrate evidence-based methods of pain management with minimal or no prescription opioids.
An 8 hour online DEA waiver training course.
A 4 hour online course that covers all SBIRT skills with simulated cases.
Our nationwide directory of addiction medicine professionals.
Worldwide, tobacco use causes more than 5 million deaths per year.
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