Review Course in Addiction Medicine 2015

What is ASAM?

ASAM is a professional society representing over 4,200 physicians and associated professionals dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians, other medical professionals and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction.

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The Course

Each session from The 2015 ASAM Review Course in Addiction Medicine is available on-demand in the ASAM e-Learning Center for CME credits. Recordings from the course provides a review of the core content of Addiction Medicine for the following:

  • Addiction specialists seeking a "refresher" course that incorporates recent developments in addiction science and practice.
  • Non-specialist physicians and other health care professionals needing the knowledge to identify and manage problems related to substance use disorders.
  • Physicians preparing for certification/re-certification in Addiction Medicine. 

In addition, the following ASAM products are indispensable part of preparation:


Learn from the Board Examination Study Tool (BEST), the internet-based learning tool that includes study material and competency-based test questions to help prepare examinees in an interactive, engaging, and self-paced format.

The Textbooks

The ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine, 5th Edition, is the basic reference text for the Review Course. Speakers refer to this text often as part of their presentations. In addition, the quick reference book, The ASAM Essentials of Addiction Medicine, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive overview of virtually every topic

The Printed Syllabus

Access a hard copy of the course syllabus that includes a downloaded PDF version. The Review Course Syllabus includes over 400 pages of speaker presentation slides and related resources.

When is the next Live Course?

The next ASAM Review Course in Addiction Medicine will be held July 27 - 29, 2017 in Dallas, TX. 

Questions? Contact ASAM’s Education Department

American Society of Addiction Medicine
5515 Security Lane, Suite 700
North Bethesda, MD 20852
Education Department
Phone: 301.656.3920 | Fax: 301.656.3815 | Email: