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.

By Mail:
     Attn. Annual Contributions, ASAM
     P.O. Box 96118
     Washington DC 20090-6118

The Ruth Fox Memorial Endowment Fund

As a living tribute to the Founding President, Dr. Ruth Fox, the Ruth Fox Memorial Endowment Fund serves to ensure the organization's mission is fulfilled. To keep up with momentum of our growing society, we rely on our Donors for their contributions.

How to Donate:

Donations may be made through:

  • cash
  • appreciated stocks/bonds
  • life insurance
  • bequests
  • trust fund
  • retirement fund
  • memorial tribute
Pledges may be paid over 5 years

By Mail:
     Attn. Ruth Fox Memorial Fund, ASAM
     4601 N. Park Avenue, Upper Arcade, Ste 101
     Chevy Chase, MD

Ruth Fox

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

More Information

Overview: The Ruth Fox Memorial Endowment Fund was established in 1990, the 25th anniversary of the founding of ASAM.

Goal: ASAM has a goal set of $10,000,000, of which $4,600,000 has been raised.

Purpose of the Endowment: With your donation, ASAM can carry forward activities aimed at achieving its mission: physician education, research, access to quality treatment and adequate medical insurance coverage to all.


Each year, donors at the leadership level or above are honored at the Ruth Fox Reception during the ASAM Annual Conference (by invitation only).

Ruth Fox Memorial Endowment Medallion Recipients

If you have not already begun your pledge, you can do so now! For information on making a pledge, or to discuss types of gifts, please contact Kerin Miller at (301) 547-4125, or All contributions to the Endowment Fund are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

Ruth Fox Scholarships

The Ruth Fox Scholarship program is funded exclusively through the Endowment Fund. Scholars are awarded all-expense paid trips to the ASAM Annual Conference and the Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine course. More than 70 physicians-in-training have been awarded this scholarship thus far.

Ruth Fox Scholarship Recipients

ASAM's Corporate Round Table (CRT)

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

Corporate Round Table membership provides an opportunity to share vision, intellect, and financial resources with the addiction medicine community in a productive and effective manner.  Round Table 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 Round Table page for more information.