American Society of Addiciton Medicine

Fellows-in-Training, Residents, and Students

Fellows-in-Training, Residents, and Students

ASAM is the Professional Home of the Addiction Medicine Physician


As the leading medical society representing over 7,000 members dedicated to treating addiction, we want to remind you that the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) provides students, residents, and fellows-in-training members, world-class ACCME approved education, evidence-based resources, and a variety of opportunities to get involved in activities to improve the field and further their careers. 

ASAM looks forward to supporting you during your addiction medicine career and appreciates your membership and involvement with your professional society. Please email or call 301.656.3920 if you have any questions. ASAM is here for you!


Special Offer

Students and Addiction Medicine Fellows-in-Training are FREE and Residents are only $40*

*(Fellows-in-training, residents and student members receive the ASAM Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder online course and the ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine online workshop and more through ASAM’s e-Learning Center (a $500 value) FREE! Once you join, these courses will be added to your eLearning Center portfolio when you log in.)

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Get Engaged with ASAM! 

Do not miss this opportunity to serve on a work group with the Annual Conference Planning Committee to review and grade abstracts for  The ASAM Virtual Conference in April 2021. The Fellows-in-Training abstract reviewer will open mid-August. Please check  here for updates. Fellows-in-Training are encouraged to submit abstracts during the August-October 2020 period or during the January 2021 abstract period.

In addition to the above opportunities, ASAM provides numerous benefits for Fellows-in-Training:

Educational Resources

Prepare for ABPM board certification and keep your clinical knowledge updated.

  • Board Exam Prep: Prepare for ABPM board certification with live and online courses, textbooks, and online tools with over 800 questions.
  • ASAM Clinical Guidelines: ASAM’s highly respected evidence-based guidelines and The ASAM Criteria® will keep you updated for inpatient and outpatient care.
  • Online Learning: Find engaging, informative, and relevant CME courses you are interested to meet physician and clinician education requirements
  • Live Learning: ASAM virtual national conferences, chapter conferences and meetings, and other timely and relevant educational courses and events.

Career Development

Develop your career with ASAM resources and support.


ASAM encourages Addiction Medicine Fellows-in-Training members to get involved in activities to improve addiction medicine and further their career.

  • Advocacy: Get involved in advocacy efforts to raise awareness and to communicate with policymakers about issues that affect your patients and community. Attend an annual Addiction Medicine Advocacy Conference located in our nation’s capital.
  • Chapters: ASAM’s state and regional chapters offer opportunities to get involved, develop leadership skills, voice opinions, engage in debates, and attend local events.
  • Special Interest Groups: Special interest work groups where members can share experiences and discuss topics pertaining to clinical and practice issues. Get involved in the Physician-in-Training Committee.

The ASAM Physicians-in-Training Committee

The ASAM Physicians-in-Training Committee seeks to serve medical students and residents in the following ways: continuous improvement of addiction medicine core competencies in medical schools, residency programs, and fellowships; increasing involvement of members-in-training at the state chapter level; ongoing communication between members-in-training and the ASAM national office; and encouraging participation in the AMA-Resident Physician Section and the AMA-Medical Student Section. 

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Students of the health professions which includes MD, DO, MBBS, PA, NP, RN, SW, nurse midwives, nurse anesthetics, MPH, and medical assistants.

Student membership is FREE and includes these member benefits:

  • Member exclusive pricing to conferences, courses, publications, other ASAM products and more.
  • Online access to the Journal of Addiction Medicine. Stay up to date with the changing treatment of addiction disorders. Published six times a year, the Journal provides the latest scientific research and information for physicians and mental health professionals.
  • Access to the e-Learning Center. The e-Learning Center is your online portal to educational content in addiction medicine. With hundreds of hours of CME available, ASAM members enjoy special prices on live and online ASAM courses and published texts. 
  • Networking and State Chapters. ASAM State Chapters play an important role in making sure that your interests are represented in your state and across the nation.

Preserve your place among the leading providers offering the highest level of care as ASAM works tirelessly to end addiction stigma, broaden access to care, and educate professionals in the field.

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Accredited Fellowship Programs

Addiction Medicine Fellowships

The American College of Academic Addiction Medicine (ACAAM) maintains a list of Addiction Medicine Fellowship Training Programs. You will find the most up-to-date list of ACGME-accredited fellowship programs, including descriptions, and contact information on their website:

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Addiction Psychiatry Fellowships

The  American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) hosts a comprehensive list of ACGME-accredited Addiction Psychiatry fellowships on their website. Please visit this page for more information: