Call for Fellow Lightning Round Submissions!

The Call for Proposals is Now closed!
Deadline for submissions: March 4, 2024

ACAAM is committed to fostering connection among members of the academic addiction medicine community by advocating for our patients and our learners, as well as promoting belonging. By leveraging our common purpose and focusing on the mission of promoting academic excellence and leadership in addiction medicine, we will develop the next generation of academic addiction leaders to be true change agents to create a more just system to care for our patients.

Addiction medicine fellows (ACAAM Members Only) are invited to submit proposals for a 5-minute oral presentation on a topic of their choice for presentation during the May 15 virtual Fellow Lightning Round Session

We are providing addiction medicine fellows with an opportunity to present to a national audience of colleagues to begin the conversation about important topics important to their professional development. 

Fellow Lightning Round Submission Requirements

Addiction medicine fellows (ACAAM Members) are invited to submit proposals for a 5-minute oral presentation on a topic of their choice for consideration of presentation. Oral presentations can cover original research, case reports, clinical and educational innovations (works-in-progress are acceptable).

When submitting, be prepared to enter the following information:

  • Presentation Title (titles should be explicit)
  • 3-5 sentences describing content
  • 5-slide PowerPoint Presentation (.pdf format REQUIRED for submission process, maximum of 5 slides)
Note: the PPT is not an abstract, it is your "presentation" of original research, case report, or clinical/educational innovations. 


  • All presenters (accepted proposals) must be available to present live (virtual format) on May 15, 2 - 4 pm ET. All ACAAM members will receive Zoom registration information. There is no cost to attend or participate.
  • Submissions cannot be used to advertise or advocate for a specific commercial interest.
  • Accepted proposals (3-5 sentences describing content) may appear in full in multiple places, including but not limited to: Submitters are responsible for ensuring that there are no conflicts with making the submission summary information available, prior to submission of the presentation.
  • All applicants will be notified regarding acceptance by April 1, 2024.
  • Questions: contact Dawn Levreau, [email protected]
  • Looking for guidance and inspiration on what to submit for presentation, read about the submissions from the 2023 session.