American Society of Addiciton Medicine

Resources for Certification & MOC


Resources for Certification & MOC

ASAM is here to help at every step of the certification process, from applying to and preparing for the certification exam to completing maintenance of certification (MOC) requirements.


ASAM is the leading provider of quality education, exam preparation, and resources for addiction medicine certification and maintenance of certification. ASAM is here every step of the way to provide assistance in meeting needs for CME/CE and MOC.

ASAM Resources for Certification & MOC 

Application Resources for the ABPM Exam

In official collaboration with ASAM and the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM), Michigan Collaborative Addiction Resources & Education System (MI CARES) offers tools to help physicians complete the ABPM’s requirements for the practice pathway.

Visit MI CARES for application assistance

Certification Exam Preparation Resources

ASAM offers a comprehensive suite of resources to help prepare for the certification exam, including a live and on-demand two-and-a-half-day review course, on-demand study tools, and leading textbook publications in addiction medicine.

Access exam prep resources

ASAM Courses for MOC Requirements

ASAM has the largest existing online CME/CE and MOC catalog, offering hundreds of hours of diverse and comprehensive educational offerings for certified addiction medicine specialists.

Explore courses that fulfill MOC requirements

CME/CE and MOC Credits Toward Additional Primary Boards

ASAM offers CME/CE and MOC points for additional primary boards, allowing you to claim credits for your primary board and MOC points for addiction medicine at the same time.

ASAM reports learner completion data for CME/CE credit that counts for MOC points at the end of every calendar year for the following organizations:

• American Board of Anesthesiology 

• American Board of Internal Medicine 

• American Board of Family Medicine 

• American Board of Pediatrics 

• American Board of Preventive Medicine 

• American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology 

• American Board of Surgery 

• Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

• American Board of Addiction Medicine

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Earn the Special FASAM and DFASAM Credentials

ASAM is the only organization that offers the credentials of Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (FASAM) and Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (DFASAM). As a certified addiction medicine physician specialist through ABPM, ABPN, AOA, ISAM or ABAM, if you have maintained ASAM membership for two consecutive years, you are eligible to apply for the highly visible FASAM designation.

To be eligible for these special designations offered by ASAM, join the largest network of addiction specialists across the country today.

Learn more about FASAM/DFASAM designations