ASAM is the Professional Home of the Addiction Medicine Physician

Students, Residents & Fellows in Training

Students and residents

Residents & Fellows-in-Training

As the leading medical society representing over 6,000 members dedicated to treating addiction, we want to remind you that the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) provides 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 members@ASAM.org or call 301.656.3920 if you have any questions. ASAM is here for you!

 

Students are FREE. Residents and Fellows-in-Training are only $40!

 

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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. 

All Fellows-in-Training members get FREE Training of Opioid Use Disorder courses through ASAM’s e-Learning Center. A $199 value.

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: Live CME courses and e-Learning opportunities to meet physician and clinician education requirements.
  • Live Learning: ASAM 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.

Community

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 grassroots efforts to raise awareness and to communicate with legislators on issues that affect their patients and community. Attend a bi-annual Hill Day to speak in person with representatives on Capitol Hill.
  • Chapters: ASAM’s state and regional chapters offer opportunities to get involved, develop leadership skills, voice opinions, engage in debates, and attend local events.
  • Work 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. 

For more information, please email us at email@ASAM.org.

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Medical Students 

Medical 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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