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Addiction Specialist FAQ


About the Field

  • What is an addiction specialist?

  • What is an addiction medicine physician?

  • What are the benefits of becoming an addiction specialist?

  • What about ABAM Diplomats who are ineligible to take the ABPM exam?

  • Who recognizes addiction medicine as a specialized area of medical practice?

  • What does FASAM and DFASAM mean?

  • What are other resources about addiction specialists?

  • How to find an addiction specialist?