Donate

Our organization is able to continue its mission because of your support and generosity. By contributing to a campaign listed below, you'll help ensure that our work continues. We welcome donations of all sizes and payment plans – whether it's a one-time gift, a monthly contribution or part of a matching gifts program.


Unrestricted Contribution

Your tax deductible contribution will be put to work immediately to further ASAM’s mission, which is increasing access and improving quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addictions.

How to Donate:
Online:
Quickly and securely through our online form.
By Mail: Mail a check to:
     Attn. Annual Contributions, ASAM
     P.O. Box 96118
     Washington DC 20090-6118

Donate to the Ruth Fox Memorial Endowment Fund

Please see note here from the Chief Operating Officer regarding a staffing change.

The Ruth Fox Memorial Endowment Fund was established as a living tribute to the Founding President, Ruth Fox, MD. Through the Endowment Fund, scholarships are awarded to physicians-in-training that allow them to attend ASAM's Annual Medical-Scientific Conference and Ruth Fox Course. The scholarship program provides excellent educational and networking opportunities for new physicians, and helps build the future generation of addiction medicine specialists. Over 62 scholarships have been awarded to date.

How to Donate:
Online:
Quickly and securely through our online form.
By Mail: Mail a check to:
     Attn. Ruth Fox Memorial Fund, ASAM, 4601 N Park Ave, Upper Arcade, Ste 101
     Chevy Chase MD 20815

More Information about the Ruth Fox Memorial Endowment Fund

 

Ruth Fox
Ruth Fox, M.D., 1895-1989
Founder, American Society of Addiction Medicine

Overview: The Ruth Fox Memorial Endowment Fund was established in 1990, on the 35th Anniversary of the founding of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and as a living tribute to the Founding President, Ruth Fox, M.D. (1895-1989)

Goal: $10,000,000
Raised to date: $4,600,000 (pledges and gifts)

Purpose of the Endowment enables the Society to carry forward activities aimed at achieving its mission: Specialty Board Certification, physician education, research, access to quality treatment for all who suffer from the diseases of addiction, and adequate medical insurance coverage for all.

Endowment Funds: are maintained in an account separate from the Society's annual operating account, and are placed in conservative investments, in keeping with the Board's policy to keep the principal intact while using interest earnings to support the Society's educational programs, as approved by the Board.

Contributions to the Endowment Fund may be made in various ways: Cash, appreciated stocks or bonds; life insurance; bequests; trust fund; retirement fund; memorial tribute; pledges may be paid over five years.

GIVING LEVELS
Recognizing our most generous donors

Distinguished Fellows' Circle
Special framed award and lapel pin
$250,000 and above
Colleagues' Circle
Special framed award and lapel pin
$100,000-$249,999
Benefactors' Circle
Endowment's Lucite embedment and lapel pin
$50,000-$99,999
Founders' Circle (Gold)
Endowment's gold medallion and lapel pin
$25,000-$49,999
President's Circle (Silver)
Endowment's silver medallion and lapel pin
$10,000-$24,999
Leadership Circle (Bronze)
Endowment's bronze medallion and lapel pin

$5,000-$9,999
Circle of Friends
Endowment's lapel pin
$3,000-$4,999
Donors' Circle Up to $2,999

 

Each year, presentations are made at the Ruth Fox Donor Reception during the Society's Annual Med-Sci Conference (by invitation only). All donors receive an invitation to the reception.

Ruth Fox Memorial Endowment Medallion Recipients 2007-2013

If you have not already pledged or donated to the Endowment Fund, please do so now. For information about making a pledge, contribution, bequest, memorial tribute, or to discuss other types of gifts in confidence, please contact Irina Vayner at 301-547-4120 or ivayner@asam.org. All contributions to the Endowment Fund are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

 


 

Ruth Fox Scholarships

Through the Endowment Fund, four to six Ruth Fox Scholarships are awarded to physicians-in-training to attend ASAM's Medical-Scientific Conference and Ruth Fox Course, all expenses paid. We have awarded over 62 scholarships to date.

Ruth Fox Scholarship Application

Ruth Fox Scholarship Recipients

 

ASAM's Corporate Roundtable (CRT)

ASAM’s Corporate Roundtable (CRT) membership provides an opportunity for leaders in the addiction community to provide annual contributions to ASAM to support key organizational initiatives. 

Corporate Roundtable membership provides an opportunity to share vision, intellect, and financial resources with the addiction medicine community in a productive and effective manner.  Roundtable resources will be used to support Board-designated initiatives that will make a profound difference in improving the quality, access and delivery of addiction care and the training and resources for addiction medicine specialists.

Please visit our Corporate Roundtable page for more information.