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 as part of its membership with the Parity Implementation Coalition, announced its thanks to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for releasing a proposed rule that applies the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) to Medicaid Managed Care plans, Alternative Benefit Plans and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
On, Wednesday, April 29, your help is needed to support federal legislation that reduces criminalization of addiction and improves prevention, treatment and recovery services
2015 marks the Ruth Fox Memorial Endowment’s 25th Anniversary, and now more than ever it is important to ensure the longevity of the fund. The endowment is the foundation for ASAM to expand its voice as the expert resource for addiction medicine. Consider making a generous donation today!
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.
Available to provide support to primary care physicians and clinicians in their clinical treatment of patients at risk for or with substance use disorders (SUD).
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.
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