ASAM is the largest leading professional society actively seeking to define and expand the field of addiction medicine.

About Membership

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ASAM offers various levels of membership depending on the progression of your career and field of practice. Each category has specific requirements and requires state chapter membership. 

Joining is easy. Simply create an account by completing our online application.


$500 - National Dues

Regular members must be licensed to practice allopathic or osteopathic medicine in the United States.


Early Career Physicians

$250 - National Dues


Early Career Physician members are physicians in their first two years after completing an accredited residency or fellowship program or in their first two years of practicing Addiction Medicine as a significant portion of their practice.



$0 - National Dues

Student members must be enrolled and in good standing in formally accredited allopathic or osteopathic medical schools. Students must submit proof of student status at an accredited allopathic or osteopathic medical school. Student membership is complimentary.



$310 - National Dues

International members reside or work outside the US or its territories. Members must maintain valid medical licenses in their country or province.


Associate Member

$260 - National Dues

The Associate Member category is open to individuals who teach, conduct research or provide clinical care for individuals who are at risk for, or have a substance use disorder. Associate members must have a degree in one of the eligible professions.


Residents & Fellows

$40 - National Dues

Resident Members shall be members who are interns, residents, or fellows. Resident members shall have a valid medical license in localities where that is required or an equivalent certifying document. Resident membership is limited to a maximum of 5 years while in training.



$150 - National Dues

Retired members are those member who are 65 years of age or older and are no longer practicing medicine, or are disabled. Retired members may vote in Society elections, but may not hold elected national office. Retired members may be voting members of, but not chair committees.