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ASAM Partners with Top Addiction Organizations for New Course

by Kerin Miller | Jul 01, 2014

ASAM is very excited to share news of a partnership with MedU, along with TRI and the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation to produce the Course on Addiction and Recovery Education (CARE) for medical students across the country.

ASAM Board member Dr. Mark Schwartz and ASAM President-Elect Dr. R. Jeffrey Goldsmith played a key role in helping MedU populate their course with real-life patient scenarios.

"The CARE program will be a valuable starting point for medical students to lean to identify, treat and refer patients with the disease of Addiction," said Dr. Schwartz.

The course will be available starting July 2014.

Read more information on the CARE course here.

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Education & Training

ASAM Partners with Top Addiction Organizations for New Course

by Kerin Miller | Jul 01, 2014

ASAM is very excited to share news of a partnership with MedU, along with TRI and the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation to produce the Course on Addiction and Recovery Education (CARE) for medical students across the country.

ASAM Board member Dr. Mark Schwartz and ASAM President-Elect Dr. R. Jeffrey Goldsmith played a key role in helping MedU populate their course with real-life patient scenarios.

"The CARE program will be a valuable starting point for medical students to lean to identify, treat and refer patients with the disease of Addiction," said Dr. Schwartz.

The course will be available starting July 2014.

Read more information on the CARE course here.

Government Affairs

ASAM Partners with Top Addiction Organizations for New Course

by Kerin Miller | Jul 01, 2014

ASAM is very excited to share news of a partnership with MedU, along with TRI and the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation to produce the Course on Addiction and Recovery Education (CARE) for medical students across the country.

ASAM Board member Dr. Mark Schwartz and ASAM President-Elect Dr. R. Jeffrey Goldsmith played a key role in helping MedU populate their course with real-life patient scenarios.

"The CARE program will be a valuable starting point for medical students to lean to identify, treat and refer patients with the disease of Addiction," said Dr. Schwartz.

The course will be available starting July 2014.

Read more information on the CARE course here.

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ASAM Partners with Top Addiction Organizations for New Course

by Kerin Miller | Jul 01, 2014

ASAM is very excited to share news of a partnership with MedU, along with TRI and the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation to produce the Course on Addiction and Recovery Education (CARE) for medical students across the country.

ASAM Board member Dr. Mark Schwartz and ASAM President-Elect Dr. R. Jeffrey Goldsmith played a key role in helping MedU populate their course with real-life patient scenarios.

"The CARE program will be a valuable starting point for medical students to lean to identify, treat and refer patients with the disease of Addiction," said Dr. Schwartz.

The course will be available starting July 2014.

Read more information on the CARE course here.

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ASAM Partners with Top Addiction Organizations for New Course

by Kerin Miller | Jul 01, 2014

ASAM is very excited to share news of a partnership with MedU, along with TRI and the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation to produce the Course on Addiction and Recovery Education (CARE) for medical students across the country.

ASAM Board member Dr. Mark Schwartz and ASAM President-Elect Dr. R. Jeffrey Goldsmith played a key role in helping MedU populate their course with real-life patient scenarios.

"The CARE program will be a valuable starting point for medical students to lean to identify, treat and refer patients with the disease of Addiction," said Dr. Schwartz.

The course will be available starting July 2014.

Read more information on the CARE course here.