Treat Addiction. Save Lives.™
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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Time in Practice or Fellowship
Starting in the fall of 2017, the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) will offer physicians who are certified by a Member Board of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) the opportunity to become certified in the subspecialty of addiction medicine.
For a limited time period, ABMS board-certified physicians may qualify to take the exam by either meeting practice experience requirements or completing an addiction medicine fellowship.
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Application Window & Exam Dates
The online exam application period is April 3 – June 30, 2017.
A variety of exam dates and locations will be offered October 16 – 28, 2017.
Physicians interested in taking the exam and becoming certified in addiction medicine need to complete the application on the ABPM website.
New - Associate Members
The Associate Member category is open to individuals who teach, conduct research or provide clinical care for individuals who are at risk for, or have a substance use disorder. Associate members must have a degree in one of several eligible professions.
Become an Associate Member
Membership offers the opportunity to develop treatment guidelines and protocol, network with peers, and attend world-renowned courses in the field, and so much more!