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November/December 2018 - Volume 12 - Issue 6

  • Richard Saitz, MD, MPH, DFASAM, FACP
  • 1932-0620
  • 1935-3227
  • 6 issues / year
  • 11/19
  • 2.406

​Published bi-monthly, Journal of Addiction Medicine (JAM) is the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. JAM promotes excellence in the practice of addiction medicine and clinical research and supports addiction medicine as a mainstream medical specialty.  

ASAM invites applications for the positions of Co-Editor and Editorial Fellow. The Co-Editor will contribute to the vision, energy, and leadership of the Editor-in-Chief and other Co-Editors to support JAM as a leading professional clinical journal. The Co-Editor’s responsibilities include evaluating manuscripts for publication including obtaining and incorporating peer reviews, and, in concert with the Editor-in-Chief and Co-Editors, contributing to the direction of the Journal. Co-editors are expected to have substantial experience with publishing peer-reviewed papers.

Under JAM editors’ supervision, the Editorial Fellow will engage in mentored manuscript review, participate in regular editor meetings, and depending on the level of experience and interest the Fellow may write or co-write editorials for the journal. Editorial fellows are anticipated to be junior faculty who are pursuing academic careers that will have publishing as a substantial component.

Interested individuals are referred to the position descriptions online at for detailed information about qualifications, duties, and responsibilities. Applications for the position of Editorial Fellow must be received by close of Business on October 15, 2018, and for the Co-editor by close of business on October 28, 2018.

Integrated Care for the Use of Direct-acting Antivirals in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C and Substance Use Disorder

Trabut, Jean-Baptiste; Barrault, Camille; Charlot, Hélène; More

Journal of Addiction Medicine. 12(5):346-352, September/October 2018.

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptom Association With Subsequent Risky and Problem Drinking Initiation

Bensley, Kara M.; Seelig, Amber D.; Armenta, Richard F.; More

Journal of Addiction Medicine. 12(5):353-362, September/October 2018.

Read the article about the new National Practice Guideline from the American Society of Addiction Medicine on the Use of Medication in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use from the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Read the article about the Guideline here.

Today, marks an historic day as ASAM convened stakeholders, including several medical societies, eight federal agencies, patient and payers organizations at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, for a press conference and stakeholder summit to announce and accelerate the adoption of its newly released National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use (National Practice Guideline) and associated products. The meeting … Read more about the conference here.

New ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine CME Program Launches


Developed by the world’s leading experts in addiction medicine, the ASAM Fundamentals Program translates the science of addiction medicine into transformative, ...

ASAM and CARF Reshape Addiction Care with Landmark Treatment Delivery Certification


In Partnership with CARF, ASAM Level of Care Certification Will Provide an Independent, Comprehensive Assessment of Addiction Treatment Facilities’ Ability to D...

American Society of Addiction Medicine Recognizes National Recovery Month


The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) today announced it is a proud partner of National Recovery Month. ASAM is honored to recognize September as Na...

ASAM Hires Chief of Quality and Science


Dr. Boyle will provide strategic oversight and leadership of ASAM’s quality and science initiatives. These initiatives will enhance and expand ASAM’s efforts to...

National Addiction Treatment Week Announced


The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) will be hosting National Addiction Treatment Week, April 23rd through April 29th, raises awareness that addict...

The ASAM Review Course in Addiction Medicine
July 27th - July 29th - The course offers two and a half days of sessions which are mapped to the addiction medicine exam blueprint of topics for the board exam and features an outstanding faculty.
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The ASAM Treatment of Opioid of Opioid Use Disorder Course
Online/Live - Includes waiver qualifying requirements for authority to prescribe buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence. This course covers medications to manage patients with addiction involving opioid use. Click here for more information.

Publishing Addiction Science
Online - This FREE online course includes editors from the Journal of Addiction Medicine who will de-mystify the publication process and provide knowledge and skills for publishing addiction science. Click here for more information.