July/August 2018 - Volume 12 - Issue 4

  • 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 https://www.asam.org/about-us/jobs 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.

Transferring Patients From Methadone to Buprenorphine: The Feasibility and Evaluation of Practice Guidelines

Lintzeris, Nicholas; Monds, Lauren A.; Rivas, Consuelo; More

Journal of Addiction Medicine. 12(3):234-240, May/June 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.

ASAM Hires Chief of Quality and Science

09/05/2018

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

04/19/2018

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

ACA and ASAM Release Joint Policy Statement on Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in the Justice System

03/20/2018

The statement includes recommendations to support correctional policy makers and correctional healthcare professionals in providing evidence-based care to those...

ASAM Response to Administration Initiative

03/19/2018

ASAM stands ready to be part of what should, and must be, a nationwide effort to prevent deaths and engage people in treatment, while we lay the groundwork for ...

ASAM Applauds SAMHSA in Releasing New Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 63

03/01/2018

SAMHSA’s TIP 63 reviews the use of the three FDA-approved medications used to treat opioid addiction—methadone, naltrexone, and buprenorphine—and other strategi...

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.