Education

Joint Provider CME

Applying for CME for an Educational Activity

ASAM is an accredited provider by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (AACME) to provide and joint provide continuing medical education for physicians. As the accredited provider, ASAM must ensure that all direct and jointly provided activities are in full compliance with the ACCME Essentials and Guidelines.

  1. Visit the ACCME website to familiarize with the ACCME Guidelines and Standards for Commercial Support. The Standards for Commercial Support ensures that all CME activities are independent and free of any commercial interest.
  2. Submit completed disclosure form(s) for the activity planning committee to the ASAM CME Department. The disclosure requirements apply to all involved in the planning of an activity; planning committee and faculty.
  3. Upon approval of the activity planning committee disclosures, submit the Joint Provider CME Application with required documents to the ASAM CME Department. 

All completed applications must be submitted four months prior to the activity (application fees apply). Please contact the ASAM CME Department with any questions. 

ASAM's Medical Education Council (MEC) Identified Practice Gaps and Topics

Joint Provider CME Application

Disclosure Form


ACCME Accreditation Statement 

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


ASAM CME Committee Mission Statement

The ASAM CME Committee’s MISSION is to ensure that all direct and joint provided CME educational activities are in full compliance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Guidelines, Essentials and Standards for Commercial Support. Specifically, the ASAM CME Committee reviews all directly and jointly provided educational activity CME applications to ensure that these activities meet the ACCME and AMA definition of Continuing Medical Education and are in compliance with the ACCME Guidelines, Essentials, and Standards for Commercial Support. 

The ASAM CME Committee is charged with identification of potential conflicts of interest and managing these conflicts for the ASAM Medical Education Council, activity planning committees and activity faculty (anyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity) in order to produce balanced, and scientifically based CME products that are free of commercial interest (as defined by the ACCME).  

Finally, the ASAM CME Committee reviews collected data from activity evaluations, annual needs assessment, and practice gap surveys and provides recommendations to the ASAM Medical Education Council (MEC) to ensure compliance with the ACCME.

Reviewed and Approved: April 7, 2017


ASAM CME Committee

Catherine Friedman, MD, FAPA, FASAM, Chair
Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM
Noel Ilogu, MD, MRCP, FASAM
Herbert L. Malinoff, MD, FACP, DFASAM
Edwin A. Salsitz, MD, DFASAM
John C. Tanner, DO, Dip.ABAM, DFASAM, CCFC, MRO

ASAM Staff

Sandy Metcalfe, CME Consultant


Questions? Contact ASAM’s CME Department

American Society of Addiction Medicine
11400 Rockville Pike, Suite 200, Rockville, MD 20852

Phone: 301-656-3920 | Fax: 301-656-3815 | Email: cme@asam.org | Web: www.asam.org