The 2018 ASAM State of the Art Course in Addiction Medicine

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Thank You for attending the State of the Art Course !

The ASAM 2018 State of the Art Course was an enormous success. ASAM sends a heartfelt thanks to everyone who came to Washington, DC to attend the course. Here are just a few of the numbers we hit this year:

Registered attendees564
Pre-course offerings registrations: 273

What a wonderful week! Looking forward to seeing all of you and more at The ASAM State of the Art Course in 2021 or another ASAM Event.

For video instructions on how to claim credit for The ASAM 2018 State of the Art Course please click here.

Click here to access all of the sessions from the ASAM 2018 State of the Art Course. 


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 ten topics that translate into clinically useful knowledge
  • Special addresses by directors of federal agencies including SAMHSA, NIDA, NIAAA
  • Concise presentations delving into understanding, preventing, diagnosing and treating addiction and co-occurring medical and psychiatric disorders

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Course Features

  • Dynamic, cutting-edge information presented by distinguished faculty
  • Fast-paced and interactive program
  • Planned by national experts in the field of addiction medicine
  • Course app providing access to slides and resources
  • Monumental opportunities for networking with exhibitors and colleagues

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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 seek an advanced level of knowledge of addiction medicine
  • Primary care clinicians who manage patients with addiction in their practice
  • Scientists, researchers, public health officials and advocates dedicated to the field of addiction medicine

Pre-Courses Wednesday, October 10, 2018


The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course

12:00 pm - 4:30 pm 

Additional Fees Apply

The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course will ensure that participants are exposed to the highest quality, evidence-based practices when using buprenorphine to treat opioid use disorders.


The CO*RE/ASAM Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

(LIVE Webinar stream available)


Review safe prescribing habits and examine the difference between extended release/long acting medications to help ensure patient safety and effective pain management.