The Cornerstone of Independent, Evidence-Based Addiction Medicine

ACAAM has been working tirelessly for more than a decade to formally establish addiction medicine within the U.S. medical landscape by advocating for the nation’s first accredited addiction medicine fellowship programs. ACAAM’s leadership was critical to addiction medicine obtaining American Board of Medical Specialties recognition and achieving ACGME accreditation for addiction medicine fellowship programs. Today, ACAAM is the proud academic home for addiction medicine faculty and trainees.

ACAAM is dedicated to training and supporting the next generation of academic addiction medicine leaders needed to meet the ubiquitous health challenges from substance use. Central to this mission is committed action to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion of the academic addiction medicine workforce.

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Become an ACAAM Founding Member

ACAAM is now accepting fellowship program and individual membership applications! ACAAM membership not only unlocks access to a long list of valuable benefits and resources, it also helps ensure that ACAAM is well-positioned to continue its essential work directed at closing the treatment gap that exists between the millions of Americans suffering from substance use disorders and a sufficiently trained addiction medicine workforce. Join by Sept. 30, 2021 and immediately become an ACAAM Founding Member.

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2021-2022 Didactic Curriculum Begins July 21

The ACAAM National Addiction Medicine Didactic Curriculum is a weekly, fellowship-run didactic experience for addiction medicine fellows and faculty. The live, two-hour sessions are mapped to the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) addiction medicine exam blueprint as well as the ACGME medical competencies. A schedule of dates and topics for 2021-2022 sessions is now available. Participation is a benefit of ACAAM membership, and coming soon individual sessions or a subscription to all sessions will be available for purchase.

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