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January/February 2019 - Volume 13 - Issue 1

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

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.

​ASAM Honors Innovators and Leaders in Addiction Medicine with Awards at 50th Annual Conference


Recipients acknowledged for their service and contributions to the advancement of addiction medicine, public policy, and education.

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...

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.