Dr. Gitlow, Immediate Past President of the ASAM Board of Directors, is the Executive Director of the Annenberg Physician Training Program in Addictive Disease, which he started in 2005 to ensure medical student access to training that stimulates them to develop and maintain interest in working with patients with addiction. He served in the past as Chair of the AMA’s Council on Science and Public Health. Dr. Gitlow serves as ASAM’s delegate to the AMA. Board certified in general, addiction, and forensic psychiatry, Dr. Gitlow has an active addiction medicine practice.
Graduate of MIT and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Gitlow’s psychiatric and public health training took place in Pittsburgh, following which he went to Harvard for his forensic fellowship. Dr. Gitlow is on faculty at the University of Florida. Dr. Gitlow formerly produced both Health Channel and ABC programming at America Online.