Providing advanced level of knowledge about breakthroughs in the field of addiction medicine

State of the Art 2021

October 21-23, 2021

Marriott Marquis Washington, DC

901 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20001


This course is designed specifically for physicians and healthcare professionals seeking an advanced level of knowledge about breakthroughs in the field and will include:

  • Presentations focused on scientific advances and emerging evidence in addiction medicine
  • Sessions organized around key topics that will also be translated into clinically useful knowledge
  • Concise presentations delving into understanding, preventing, diagnosing, and treating addiction and co-occurring medical and psychiatric disorders

The ASAM State of the Art Course begins at 8:30 am ET on Thursday, October 21, 2021 and concludes at 12:00 pm ET on Saturday, October 23, 2021. Following the LIVE event, registrants will have on-demand access to all content from the course for the next three years in the ASAM e-Learning Center until October 30, 2024.

Click here to register for The ASAM State of the Art Course.

Who Should Attend

  • Addiction medicine specialists who are interested in the latest research in the field and its translation to clinical practice
  • Physicians and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with addiction and seek an advanced level of knowledge
  • Scientists, researchers, public health officials and advocates dedicated to the field of addiction medicine

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Discuss the important, new, scientific breakthroughs in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of addiction.
  • Critically evaluate new science and describe how it changes the current understanding of addiction and co-occurring medical or psychiatric disorders.
  • Develop practical applications for integrating new and emerging science into practice.
  • Identify gaps in the field of addiction medicine that future research can address.
  • Create a network of colleagues and resources to support the learner’s practice or form future research collaborations.


Just prior to The ASAM State of the Art Course, three additional virtual pre-courses offered. These courses require separate registration but will offer additional CME.

Save when you register for two or more!

CME for the State of the Art Course and Three Pre-Conference Offerings 

The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.