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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Membership Coming Soon!

Becoming a member of ACAAM 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. Membership will be available beginning Spring 2021.

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ACAAM Annual Meeting Going Virtual

Save the date for June 9, 2021! ACAAM will hold its first-ever fully virtual annual meeting. This full-day event will include educational and technical programming for academic addiction medicine faculty members as well as current fellows. We will celebrate those fellows who complete their training this year during a special graduation ceremony.

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