Best practices and the latest science, research, and innovations in addiction medicine from leading experts in the field. 

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Don’t miss the nation’s largest and premier conference on addiction medicine—going virtual once again! Register for the conference and three pre-courses!

Following the virtual event, registrants will have access to all content from ASAM Virtual 2021 on-demand 24/7 for the next three years in the ASAM e-Learning Center.

For the second year,  ASAM is offering 70+ hours of CME/CE/MOC through two-and-a-half days of high-quality education, innovative topics, sessions, posters and supplemental virtual courses in a completely online platform. Newly-revamped and interactive pre-conference courses will be offered prior to ASAM Virtual.2021 to include the virtual-live Fundamentals and Motivational Interviewing Workshops and ever-popular Pain & Addiction Common Threads Course.

Each day of ASAM Virtual 2021 kicks off with an inspiring, thought-provoking plenary session followed by seven concurrent sessions offered consecutively throughout the day. A revamped virtual learning platform promises maximum audience engagement, interaction with experts and creative opportunities for fun and networking. In between sessions, stop by the Virtual Poster Hall, featuring audio narration and live-chat Q&A with poster authors, or check out the Virtual Exhibit Hall. 

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If you missed the live-virtual conference an on-demand version of the 2021 recordings will be available in May. Stay tuned.

ASAM Virtual 2021 Key Highlights

  • Variety of offerings including 70+ concurrent sessions,
  • 100+ posters, and three pre-conference courses
  • Inspiring, thought-provoking plenaries with nationally respected experts to kick off each day
  • Revamped session formats for maximum audience engagement and interaction
  • Timely topics like treating addiction during COVID-19 and overcoming health disparities
  • Unique virtual networking opportunities to foster laughs and connections with colleagues
  • Active virtual poster hall with innovative research and live author interactions
  • Lots of helpful resources for your practice, patients, and communities!

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Learning Objectives

At the end of the virtual 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.

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CME for Annual Conference 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.
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

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