American Society of Addiciton Medicine

The largest leading professional society in addiction medicine

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The largest leading professional society in addiction medicine

ASAM is the largest leading professional society actively defining and expanding the field of addiction medicine.

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Top Reasons to Join ASAM

The ASAM Fellow Designation (FASAM)

ASAM's Fellow designation gives recognition to and raises awareness of ASAM members who are board certified addiction specialists. ASAM Fellows are able to use the FASAM designation after their name and use the special ASAM Fellow logo on certain pre-authorized items. To qualify for the FASAM designation, physicians must be members of ASAM for two consecutive years and be currently certified in Addiction Medicine.

The Journal of Addiction Medicine (JAM)

Published six times per year, the Journal of Addiction Medicine is the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. It is currently ranked tenth in the Substance Abuse category of the 2012 Journal Citation Reports' Science Edition. The Journal is designed for all physicians and other mental health professionals who need to keep up-to-date with the treatment of addiction disorders. Under the guidance of an esteemed Editorial Board, peer-reviewed articles published in the Journal focus on developments in addiction medicine as well as on treatment innovations and ethical, economic, forensic, and social topics.

ASAM Connect Online Communities

ASAM Connect is a platform that unites peers to share strategic advice, solve challenges, and develop new approaches.  Discover communities to enrich your experience and learning opportunities. Connect Find others with whom you may seek advice and share common challenges. Join in discussions with your peers and industry leaders to expand your knowledge.

CME - Expand Your Knowledge

ASAM members enjoy unique educational opportunities designed to increase knowledge and keep up with the latest addiction medicine information. Members can take advantage of exclusive member pricing on hundreds of CME hours online and by live courses throughout the year. Members also receive a 20% discount on ASAM publications.

Develop a Network & Join a State Chapter

Local events, courses and meetings provide opportunities to network, and develop lifelong professional relationships. ASAM State Chapters provide networking, service, and professional learning opportunities for our members across the nation.

Advocate for Your Profession

ASAM serves its members in many ways. One of the most important ways is by helping members play an active role in shaping government policies that affect their livelihoods and the lives of their patients. ASAM advocates for policies that promote access to high-quality prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for the millions of Americans who suffer from a substance use disorder.

Awards & Scholarships

ASAM offers a wide variety of award and recognition programs for members and those contributing to the field of addiction medicine. Below is a list of the various awards and applications available.

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