American Society of Addiciton Medicine


2024 Annual Conference

 The defining event in addiction medicine bringing together all professionals to connect, learn, and inspire. Showcasing the latest science, research, and innovations in the field. 

April 4-7, 2024

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Established in 1954, ASAM is a distinguished medical society that encompasses more than 7,500 physicians, clinicians, and related professionals who specialize in addiction medicine.

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Addiction Medicine Fellowships


Our Commitment

ASAM is committed to improving access to high-quality, evidence-based addiction prevention and treatment through our national advocacy efforts.

ASAM believes in a future in which addiction prevention, treatment, remission, and recovery are accessible to all, and where they profoundly improve the health of all people.



Addiction Medicine Education

ASAM has achieved the prestigious Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), recognizing them as a leading provider of continuing medical education (CME) in the field of addiction medicine for physicians. ASAM provides an extensive range of online educational programs and resources, offering hundreds of hours of educational content.

Substance use disorder education
Addiction Medicine Clinical Guidelines

Quality Care

The ASAM Criteria, 4th Edition

The ASAM Criteria Fourth Edition is a comprehensive set of guidelines that use a holistic, person-centered approach to developing treatment plans for patients with addiction and co-occurring conditions.


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