American Society of Addiciton Medicine

Digital Recognition

Membership Benefits

Digital Recognition

ASAM provides members verified recognition for their duly earned FASAM or DFASAM credentialling through Credly. Individuals who earn these digital badges can leverage them to advance their careers by showcasing their skills and knowledge in a tangible and verified manner on documents and across social media.

Digital Badging

FASAM or DFASAM Digital Recognition


You’ve worked hard to get your FASAM or DFASAM designation. It's time to showcase your hard-earned accomplishments in addition to those letters behind your name. Both FASAM and DFASAM signify a significant commitment to addiction medicine and advocacy within the field. Now, through ASAM's partnership with Credly, you can add digital recognition to your online presence, allowing you to share your expertise and dedication to addiction medicine with your network.

Once you’ve added your digital recognition to your online presence, anyone who clicks will see what it took to obtain your FASAM or DFASAM designation in Addiction Medicine along with its expiration date. Adding your digital recognition is easy. Get started today by following the steps below.



Steps to Claim Your FASAM and DFASAM Digital Recognition

  1. You will receive an email with instructions on claiming your credential.
  2. In the email, click on the link to Credly
  3. Verify your email for Credly
  4. Create an account at Credly using your email address.
  5. Click “Accept.”
  6. Start Sharing your digital badge.

Remember to add your FASAM or DFASAM Badge to your LinkedIn profile and email signature (Outlook and Gmail), embed it on a website, or share it on your digital resume, Facebook, or Twitter.

FASAM and DFASAM Digital Recognition FAQs

What is digital recognition?

Digital recognition includes web-enabled versions of a credential, certification, or learning outcome that can be verified online in real-time.

How does my certification get displayed digitally?

ASAM has collaborated with Credly to create digital badges for FASAMs and DFASAMs. The technology Credly uses is based on the Open Badge Standards maintained by IMS Global. This enables you to manage, share, and verify your competencies digitally.

What are the benefits of digital recognition?

Representing your skills digitally allows you to share them online in a way that is simple, trusted, and verifiable in real-time. Digital recognition provides employers and peers concrete evidence of what you did to earn your credential and what you’re now capable of.

What if I don’t want my digital recognition to be public?

You can easily configure your privacy settings. You’re in complete control of what information about you is public.

Where and how can I share my recognition?

You can share your badge directly from the Credly platform to LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook; over email; embedded in a website; or in your email signature.

Can I export recognition issued through the Credly platform to other storing platforms?

Yes, you can download your information from the Share Badge page. Your downloaded recognition contains Open Badge Infrastructure (OBI)---compliant metadata embedded into the image. This allows you to store your badge on other OBI-compliant badge sites, such as the Mozilla backpack.

I have a question about the Credly platform. Where can I find support?

You can find answers to more frequently asked questions here.