About Us

About ASAM

Connect • Advocate • Educate • Treat

Addiction is a chronic brain disease and there are treatments available to help patients.

Strategic Plan


ASAM 2018 Election

The ASAM election process is important, and we encourage all eligible members to exercise their right to vote for their candidates for the 2019 - 2021 Board of Directors. There are ten seats open, with one seat reserved for a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. The term begins April 8, 2019. Click here to view the slate of candidates and view their statements and biographies.

ASAM 2018 Election


ASAM History

Milestones in ASAM’s history.

ASAM’s Founder Ruth Fox
Timeline of ASAM History
Past Presidents


Who we are

The Board of Directors, rosters for ASAM Councils, Committees, Action Groups & Workgroups, etc.

Governance
Ruth Fox Scholars
ASAM Distinguished Fellows (DFASAM)


ASAM's Constitution and Bylaws

Constitution and Bylaws


ASAM Year in Review

Learn what ASAM has been doing to help you and your practice.

2014 Year in Review
2015 Year in Review
2016 Year in Review


Jobs at ASAM

Learn more about employment opportunities and the benefits of working for ASAM in its Washington DC-area location.

ASAM Workplace


Informational Areas

Learn more about ASAM CME, education programs, publications, advocacy, policy, guidelines and membership.

CME and Conferences
Certification
Membership
Publications


ASAM Publications and Year in Review

Research current health-related court cases and learn how the ASAM's advocacy efforts extend to legal issues.

The ASAM Year in Review
Quality & Practice Home Page
The ASAM Criteria
Principles of Addiction Medicine
Principles of Addiction Medicine: The Essentials
Journal of Addiction Medicine
ASAM Magazine
ASAM Weekly