ASAM Weekly

ASAM Weekly is a source of timely, useful news briefings of top stories for addiction medicine combined with ASAM developments in education, advocacy, state chapter news and more. ASAM Weekly is a great way to keep informed and is delivered to the inboxes of ASAM members every Tuesday. This enews brief is free to non-members as well as ASAM Members.


ASAM Weekly now reaches more than 19,000 addiction professionals. 


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ASAM Weekly Editorial Staff

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William Haning, MD, FASAM, DFAPA 

Interim Editor-in-Chief

Bill Haning is a Professor of Psychiatry at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, who serves as the Director, Psychiatry Residency Training Program, and as the Associate Chair for Education of the Department of Psychiatry. As Director of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (Region 8), he is Chair of the Examination Committee for Addiction Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.  In October 2014, he was named the Physician of the Year by the Hawaii Medical Association. 

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Emily McMartin

Communications and New Media Specialist, Content Editor


ASAM Weekly Past Editors

Richard Soper, MD, JD, MS, FASAM

Founding Editor

Richard G. Soper, MD, JD, MS, FASAM is a diplomat of the American Board of Addiction Medicine and has served on the ASAM Board of Directors.  He is currently the President and Medical Director of the Center for Behavioral Wellness in Nashville, Tennessee.  With a focus on models of care and treatment outcomes for addictions, Dr. Soper has lectured widely and authored numerous articles and book chapters on addiction and treatment.  The Consumers Research Council of America has honored him as one of America's Top Physicians for each year, from 2007 to 2013.