American Society of Addiction Medicine
The Voice of Addiction Medicine
Membership offers the opportunity to develop treatment guidelines, network with peers, attend world-renowned courses in addiction medicine, and so much more!
The conference has been re-named (formerly Med-Sci) to reflect exciting new changes for a more interactive, casual and fun learning environment.
ASAM member Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FACP, FASAM has been named the Senior Editor of the Journal of Addiction Medicine.
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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.
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.
Leading addiction clinician and researcher Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, FASAM has been named the Senior Editor of ASAM’s Journal of Addiction Medicine.
A plenary at the Addiction Health Services Research Conference covers more than 20 research papers on The ASAM Criteria Software.
“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.
On August 22nd, the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) formally rescheduled hydrocodone combination products (HCPs), moving them from Schedule III to Schedule II of the Controlled Substances Act.
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.
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