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ASAM’s Commitment to Addressing Racial Injustice and Health Disparities

by ASAM Staff | Jun 12, 2020

ASAM looks to a future when addiction prevention, treatment, remission, and recovery are accessible to all, and profoundly improve the health of all people. ASAM thanks our members for taking positive action every day by treating each patient as a unique individual and challenging the stigma of addiction. But challenging the stigma of addiction alone is not enough. Our country’s reckoning with persistent and structural racial injustice compels us to increase our commitment.

A letter from our President Dr. Paul H. Earley

Quality & Science

ASAM’s Commitment to Addressing Racial Injustice and Health Disparities

by ASAM Staff | Jun 12, 2020

ASAM looks to a future when addiction prevention, treatment, remission, and recovery are accessible to all, and profoundly improve the health of all people. ASAM thanks our members for taking positive action every day by treating each patient as a unique individual and challenging the stigma of addiction. But challenging the stigma of addiction alone is not enough. Our country’s reckoning with persistent and structural racial injustice compels us to increase our commitment.

A letter from our President Dr. Paul H. Earley

Education

ASAM’s Commitment to Addressing Racial Injustice and Health Disparities

by ASAM Staff | Jun 12, 2020

ASAM looks to a future when addiction prevention, treatment, remission, and recovery are accessible to all, and profoundly improve the health of all people. ASAM thanks our members for taking positive action every day by treating each patient as a unique individual and challenging the stigma of addiction. But challenging the stigma of addiction alone is not enough. Our country’s reckoning with persistent and structural racial injustice compels us to increase our commitment.

A letter from our President Dr. Paul H. Earley

Advocacy and Policy

ASAM’s Commitment to Addressing Racial Injustice and Health Disparities

by ASAM Staff | Jun 12, 2020

ASAM looks to a future when addiction prevention, treatment, remission, and recovery are accessible to all, and profoundly improve the health of all people. ASAM thanks our members for taking positive action every day by treating each patient as a unique individual and challenging the stigma of addiction. But challenging the stigma of addiction alone is not enough. Our country’s reckoning with persistent and structural racial injustice compels us to increase our commitment.

A letter from our President Dr. Paul H. Earley

ASAM Weekly Commentary

ASAM’s Commitment to Addressing Racial Injustice and Health Disparities

by ASAM Staff | June 12, 2020

ASAM looks to a future when addiction prevention, treatment, remission, and recovery are accessible to all, and profoundly improve the health of all people. ASAM thanks our members for taking positive action every day by treating each patient as a unique individual and challenging the stigma of addiction. But challenging the stigma of addiction alone is not enough. Our country’s reckoning with persistent and structural racial injustice compels us to increase our commitment.

A letter from our President Dr. Paul H. Earley

MOC Guide

Considering a Career in Addiction Medicine?

Physicians who have a primary ABMS board may apply to take the ABPM Addiction Medicine exam to become or continue to be an addiction medicine specialist. Get the latest updates click here.


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Board Exam Study Tool

The ASAM Board Examination Study Tool (BEST) helps prepare physicians for the ABPM certification/re-certification examination utilizing an interactive and engaging format. Includes over 700 board-style self-assessment questions and developed, reviewed and mapped to the ABPM exam blueprint content areas by national experts. Learn More>>>


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Guideline on Alcohol Withdrawal Management

The ASAM Guideline on Alcohol Withdrawal Management is intended to aid clinicians in their clinical decision making and management of patients experiencing alcohol withdrawal syndrome.


JAM Podcast

Journal of Addiction Medicine March/April 2020

In episode sixteen of Addiction Medicine: Beyond the Abstract, we are joined by Itai Danovitch, MD, MBA. He is the chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. In his paper, Dr. Danovitch discusses some of the challenges facing the study of opioid overdose events in the hospital setting. Click to listen