State of the Art

SAM state of the art

ACME Committee, Program Planning Committee and Faculty Disclosure Information

In accordance with the disclosure policies of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all educational activities. These polices include resolving all conflicts of interest between the CME Committee, planning committee and faculty, and commercial interests that might otherwise compromise the goal and educational integrity of this activity. All planning committee members and faculty participating in the activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. The ASAM CME Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the planning committee and faculty relationships are not inappropriate in the context of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.


Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

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

ASAM has been awarded the highest level of Accreditation with Commendation by the ACCME as a provider of continuing medical education.


The ASAM State of the Art Course in Addiction Medicine

The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course

ASAM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ASAM designates this live activity for a maximum of  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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

The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

Non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the activity and an on-line evaluation confirming their participation. Participants should submit his/her certificate of attendance for their professional organization/institute.


ABPM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) for The ASAM State of the Art Course & Pre-Course Activities

The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for a maximum of 28.5 LLSA credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.


ABAM Transitional Maintenance of Certification (Tmoc) 

This course has been approved by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM).  Physicians enrolled in the ABAM Transitional Maintenance of Certification (Tmoc) Program can apply a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing The ASAM State of the Art Course in Addiction Medicine.

This course has been approved by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM).  Physicians enrolled in the ABAM Transitional Maintenance of Certification (Tmoc) Program can apply a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing The ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Course.

This course has been approved by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM).  Physicians enrolled in the ABAM Transitional Maintenance of Certification (Tmoc) Program can apply a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for completing The CO*RE/ASAM Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits.


AOA Category 1-A CME Credit for Allopathic CME Activities

Board-certified American Osteopathic Association physicians whose specialty is on the AOA Under 300 List for 2016-2018 CME Cycle can convert up to 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)™ to AOA Category 1-A CME credits during the current CME cycle by completing and submitting the Formal Request for AOA Category 1-A Credit forms. All other AMA PRA Category 1 Credit (s)™ can be converted to AOA Category 2 CME Credits by submitting certificates of attendance to the AOA Department of Client and Member Services.


CME Committee

Catherine Friedman, MD, FAPA, DFASAM, Chair
R. Jeffrey Goldsmith, MD, DLFAPA, DFASAM
Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM, CRMO
Zwaantje Hamming, FNP-C, CARN-AP
Noel Ilogu, MD, MRCP, DFASAM
Herbert L. Malinoff, MD, FACP, DFASAM
Edwin A. Salsitz, MD, DFASAM


ASAM Staff and Consultants
Arlene C. Deverman, MA, CAE, CFRE
Marcia Jackson, PhD
Sandy Metcalfe


ASAM Medical Education Council

Peter Selby, MBBS, CCFP, FCFP, MHSc, DFASAM, Chair
Miriam S. Komaromy, MD, FACP, DFASAM, Vice Chair
Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH, DFASAM
Michael Fingerhood, MD, FACP, FASAM
Catherine R. Friedman, MD, FAPA, DFASAM
Adam J. Gordon, MD, MPH, FACP, DFASAM
Edwin A. Salsitz, MD, DFASAM
Mark P. Schwartz, MD, DFASAM
Mark A. Weiner, MD, FASAM

ASAM Staff and Consultants
Penny S. Mills, MBA
Arlene C. Deverman, MA, CAE, CFRE
Dawn C. Howell
Molly S. Mazuk
Alexandra (Alli) Unger
Jennifer L. Butchart
Marcia Jackson, PhD