ASAM, founded in 1954, is a professional society representing over 4,300 physicians, clinicians and associated professionals in the field of addiction medicine. ASAM is dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians 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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ASAM Magazine

ASAM Magazine
The leading source for ASAM society and addiction medicine news, engaging ASAM leaders, membership and the public in the work of advancing ASAM's core purpose and mission.

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Career Center

The ASAM Career Center is designed to meet the needs of both job seekers and employers in the field of addiction medicine.

Presidents Blog

President's Blog

Thoughts and opinions on addiction medicine by ASAM President R. Jeffrey Goldsmith, MD, DLFAPA, DFASAM.

Awards Program

Awards Program

Read about our awards programs and see lists of past recipients. 


Journal of Addiction Medicine
The official journal of ASAM.  The mission is to promote excellence in the practice of addiction medicine and clinical research.

Membership Brochure Review Our Membership Brochure

An overview of resources, courses and offerings from ASAM.

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ASAM Designations

Information on ASAM's Fellow and Distinguished Fellow categories, and more.

Path to Certification

Paths to Certification

Career path options to become a Board Certified Addiction Specialist.

Get Involved

Get Involved

Get involved with the ASAM community.

State Chapters

State Chapters

Information and resources related to ASAM chapters.