About Us

About ASAM

ASAM 2020 Election

The ASAM election process is important, and we encourage all eligible members to exercise their right to vote for their candidates for the 2021 - 2023 Board of Directors. The term begins April 2021. Click here to view the slate of candidates and view their statements and biographies.

ASAM 2020 Election

Connect • Advocate • Educate • Treat

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


Our Strategic Plan

ASAM History

Milestones in ASAM’s history.

ASAM’s Founder Ruth Fox
Past Presidents

Who we are

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

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

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