Education

CME Information

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


The ASAM 48th Annual Conference - Innovations in Addiction Medicine and Science

The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The maximum number above includes attendance to the Off-Site Learning Session. Non-attendees of the Off-Site Learning Session (activity) may receive a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine - A Live Workshop℠

The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


 

The ASAM Pain & Addiction: Common Threads Course XVIII

The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


 

The ASAM Motivational Interviewing Workshop: Improving Conversations About Change

The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

ABAM Transitional Maintenance of Certification (Tmoc)

This course has been approved by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM).  Physicians enrolled in the ABAM Transitional Maintenance of Certification (Tmoc) Program can apply a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for completing the The ASAM 48th Annual Conference – Innovations in Addiction Medicine and Science.

This course has been approved by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM).  Physicians enrolled in the ABAM Transitional Maintenance of Certification (Tmoc) Program can apply a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for completing one of the pre-conference courses: The ASAM Pain and Addiction: Common Threads Course XVIII, OR The ASAM Motivational Interviewing Workshop: Improving Conversations About Change.

The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine – A Live Workshop℠ cannot be applied to the ABAM Tmoc Program.


American Psychological Association (APA)

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Continuing Medical Education (CME) has been approved for renewal of certification by the APA College of Professional Psychology. ASAM CME credits may be applied toward the APA’s “Certificate of Proficiency in the Treatment of Alcohol and Other Psychoactive Substance Use Disorders.”

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)

This Live activity, The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) 48th Annual Conference and Pre-Conference Activities, with a beginning date of 04/06/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 28.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


 

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

Non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the activity and an online evaluation confirming their participation. Participants should submit his/her certificate of attendance to their professional organization/institute.

CME Committee Members

Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM, CMRO, Chair
Catherine Friedman, MD, FASAM, Vice-Chair
Noel Ilogu, MD, MRCP, FASAM
Herbert L. Malinoff, MD, FACP, DFASAM
Edwin A. Salsitz, MD, DFASAM
John C. Tanner, DO, CCFC, DFASAM

Staff

Sandy Metcalfe, Consultant, ASAM CME Committee, Professional Development Department


CME Committee, Program Planning Committee and Faculty Disclosure Information

In accordance with the disclosure policies of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all educational activities. These polices include resolving all conflicts of interest between the CME Committee, planning committee and faculty, and commercial interests that might otherwise compromise the goal and educational integrity of this activity. All planning committee members and faculty participating in the activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. The ASAM CME Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the planning committee and faculty relationships are not inappropriate in the context of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.