ASAM Awards & Luncheon

ASAM Annual Awards Luncheon
Saturday, April 12, 2014
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Price: $75/Per Person

 

Celebrate the accomplishments of rising stars and distinguished leaders in the field of addiction medicine at the Annual ASAM Awards Luncheon. This plated luncheon is an opportunity to network with colleagues, draw inspiration from outstanding accomplishments and welcome new Fellows.

Paul N. Samuels, recipient of the John P. McGovern Award, will address the gathering with the lecture on Addiction and Society.  Below are listed the recipients of this year's awards and recognitions.  The ASAM Awards Luncheon is a celebration of the best and brightest in the field of addiction medicine.

  


 

2014 Award Recipients

 

John P. McGovern Award
“To recognize and honor an individual who has made highly meritorious contributions to public policy, treatment, research, or prevention which has increased our understanding of the relationship of addiction and society.”
Paul N. Samuels, JD


 

R. Brinkley Smithers Distinguished Scientist Award
“For individuals who have publicly shared the message of hope and the promise of help, and individuals whose work in the field of alcoholism has had a positive impact in the fight against America's most misunderstood disease.”
Shelly Greenfield, MD, MPH


 

ASAM Public Policy Award
“For outstanding contribution in advancing addiction treatment policy.” 
The Honorable Paul Tonko
U.S. Representative, NY 20th District

 

 

2014 Media Award
“To recognize achievement in the media providing a scientific, comprehensive, unflinching and compassionate look at addiction, and its effects on families and society as a whole.”
Greg Williams, MA

 



ASAM Annual Award
“For outstanding contributions to the growth and vitality of our Society, for thoughtful leadership in the field, and for deep understanding of the art and science of Addiction Medicine .”
Edwin Salsitz, MD, FASAM

 



Young Investigator Award
“For the best abstract submitted by an author who is within five years receipt of a doctoral degree.”
Shonali Saha, MD

 



Medical-Scientific Program Committee Award- Best Paper
“For the abstract receiving the highest rating for its scientific merit.”
Kathleen Decker, MD

 



ASAM/Millennium Labs Medical-Scientific Program Committee Award
“To recognize and provide financial support for research efforts by Addiction Medicine Fellows (Restriction: 2-year residencies, only) and to encourage Fellows to understand and research medication monitoring and drug testing in the early phases of their careers in the field of addiction medicine.”
Kenneth Blum, PhD

 


ASAM/Millennium Research Fellowship Research Award
“To recognize and provide financial support for research efforts by Addiction Medicine Fellows and to encourage Fellows to understand and research medication monitoring and drug testing in the early phases of their careers in the field of addiction medicine.”
Sarah Bagley, MD

This plated luncheon is an opportunity to network with colleagues and draw inspiration from outstanding accomplishments. Tickets for the Awards Luncheon are available for $75 per person. Please use the Registration Form to sign up for this event.