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Competency Based Medical Education: Treating Addiction in LGBTQ Patients

 

Several experts provide an overview of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex development and health, as relevant to addiction medicine clinicians and care providers.

 

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The Relevance of Twelve-Step Recovery in 21st Century Addiction Medicine


Is Twelve-Step Recovery an antiquated concept or intervention? Much of "what's new" in the professional treatment of addiction involves new pharmacological therapies.




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Education & Training

  • 03/26/2015

    ASAM Releases Report on Performance Measures for Addiction Specialist Physicians

    ASAM announces the release of its report on “Performance Measures for the Addiction Specialist Physician” that establishes much needed benchmarks for addiction related care. Drafted by a diverse panel of researchers, academicians and performance measure experts, the document describes nine measures that address key areas of concern in health care delivery which, when implemented, will have the potential to improve patient and health care outcomes.

Government Affairs

  • 03/26/2015

    ASAM Releases Report on Performance Measures for Addiction Specialist Physicians

    ASAM announces the release of its report on “Performance Measures for the Addiction Specialist Physician” that establishes much needed benchmarks for addiction related care. Drafted by a diverse panel of researchers, academicians and performance measure experts, the document describes nine measures that address key areas of concern in health care delivery which, when implemented, will have the potential to improve patient and health care outcomes.

Your ASAM

  • 02/13/2015

    The Appalachian Addiction & Prescription Drug Abuse Conference

    The annual Appalachian Addiction & Prescription Drug Abuse Conference was held in Charleston, West Virginia October 23-25, 2014. This was the third conference of its type held since the inception of the licensure board’s three-hour CME Best Practices Prescribing of Controlling Substances required education.

OP-ED

  • 05/01/2015

    Sanjay Gupta is Wrong About Medical Marijuana

    The current movement gaining momentum toward unrestricted legalization of “medical” smoked or edible crude marijuana, as well as the unrestricted legalization of marijuana for any purpose, will harm this nation