The ASAM Annual Conference showcases best practices and the latest science, research, and innovations from leading experts in the field.

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Make a BIG SPLASH with ASAM!

The ASAM 53rd Annual Conference begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, March 31, 2022, with an opening welcome reception. The conference concludes at noon on Sunday, April 3, 2022. Please note the pre-conference offerings take place on Thursday, March 31, 2022.

Join over 2,500 addiction medicine colleagues

The ASAM Annual Conference headquarters hotel, the Diplomat Beach Resort, is a South Florida resort located on an inlet between the Atlantic Ocean and the intercoastal waterway. The Diplomat Beach Resort is perfectly situated for learning, networking, fun, and relaxation. After a day of engaging and informative sessions, unwind in the beautiful sun, sand, and sea.

The Diplomat is a Hilton Hotel that features several culinary concept restaurants and oceanside pools and is located near world-class shopping, recreation, arts, culture, and stunning scenery. The hotel is convenient to both Ft. Lauderdale and Miami International Airports. 

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Call for Abstracts Closes October 1, 2021

ASAM members and non-members are invited to submit abstracts for poster presentations, focus sessions, and workshop sessions. ASAM encourages young investigators, researchers, clinicians, and physicians from diverse organizations and fields to submit. Presentation proposals must include engaging presentation formats and teaching methods.

The ASAM Annual Conference goals and objectives for accepted abstracts are:
  • To present the best new scientific research available
  • To present the best practices, treatments, tools, and modalities in all areas of addiction medicine
  • To bring science into clinical practice
  • For learners to experience concise, interactive, case-based, and/or creative teaching methods
Note: One of ASAM's objectives for the Annual Conference is to increase the number of scientific and medical posters. ASAM will reopen the Call for Abstracts from January 3 - 21, 2022, for poster presentations only.

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Who Should Attend

Healthcare professionals dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment and care, including:
  • Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Other Clinicians
  • Researchers and Academics
  • Residents, Fellows, and Students
  • Counselors and Policymakers

Learning Objectives

At the end of the conference, participants should be able to:
  1. Identify and describe the new developments affecting the science, policy, and clinical practice of addiction medicine.
  2. Compare presented clinical guidelines/best practices with the participant's current practice and identify strengths or gaps.
  3. Analyze new research and science to develop practical applications for treatment or further research.
  4. Explain recent or upcoming policy changes and identify implications or areas for provider involvement.
  5. Create a network of professionals and a set of resources to support the participant's practice.