state of the art

Thank You for a Record-Breaking and Sold-Out State of the Art Course!

The ASAM State of the Art Course was an unprecedented success. ASAM sends a heartfelt thanks to everyone who came to Washington, DC to attend the course and made it such a special and insightful event. Here are just a few of the records we set this year:

Registered attendees: 564
Pre-course workshop registrations: 334

This course is now available online!

This is your opportunity to see the latest research, science and innovations in addiction medicine!   

If you were unable to attend this sold out live course you can watch the entire video captured course, presenters and slides at your own pace in the comfort of your office or home.  You also claim CME for this course online as well!

For more information or to preview the online course click HERE.


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This course is designed specifically for physicians and health care 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

    ACCME Accreditation Statement
    The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    AMA Credit Designation Statement
    The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Course Features

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



Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Review the latest epidemiology and prescribing guidelines for opioids and treatment approaches for Opioid Use Disorder
  • Discuss the latest trends in marijuana legislation, policy, testing, synthetic cannabinoids and implications for practice
  • Review best practice guidelines for management of Opioid Use Disorder and management of the pregnant substance user
  • Understand changes in healthcare delivery resulting from the Affordable Care Act and electronic health records implementation
  • Review clinical management of medical and psychiatric comorbidities seen in patients with substance use disorders
  • Describe brain imaging technologies and how these are changing the view of the addicted brain 
  • Describe new pharmacotherapies for alcohol and opioid use disorders

who should attend

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 health care 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

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Want the Presentations?

Download the App

Install the App before you leave for DC! No mobile device? Use the desktop version HERE.