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How to Volunteer


ASAM would like to encourage you to use your voice, expertise and knowledge to increase addiction prevention, treatment, remission and recovery through volunteer opportunities. Here you will find opportunities to serve on ASAM’s councils, committees, subcommittees as well as task force groups. Terms of service can be short or long term depending on the charge of the group.

Peruse the list of open "Volunteer Opportunities" listed below. If you are interested in joining, please click on the opportunity and complete per the instructions. Opportunities will be posted throughout the year so come back often to see what is available. ASAM Committees and Council are comprised of members only. Subcommittees, Writing Committees and Task Force may be comprised of members and non-members.

ASAM is dedicated to increasing diversity and inclusion within our Society. As part of this effort, we highly encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups in the addiction medicine field to join us in our mission.

Volunteer Opportunities

ASAM Criteria 4th Edition Writing Groups - Call for Applications

ASAM is looking for volunteers to work with the Editor-in-Chief, Corey Waller, MD, MS, DFASAM, FACEP who have an interest to serve as editors, writers and content reviewers for the 4th Edition of the ASAM Criteria.

The ASAM Criteria is the nation’s most widely used and comprehensive set of guidelines for placement, continued stay, and transfer/discharge of patients with addiction and co-occurring conditions. The call for applicants is open from October 1, 2020 – November 30, 2020. Please click here to learn more about this opportunity and apply.

ASAM Public Policy Committee – Call for Volunteers

ASAM’s Public Policy Committee (PPC) is seeking new members to help write and review ASAM Public Policy Statements. The solicitation for new members is open from October 26, 2020 – November 30, 2020. Please click here for more information or to apply.