Starting a New Fellowship

There are many steps to building and running an addiction medicine fellowship. We have outlined key accreditation requirements and steps to get you started and are here for any additional support you need. 

Accreditation Fact Sheet 


ACGME Application Information and Deadlines

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accepts new accreditation applications on an ongoing basis. The next set of deadlines and meeting dates of the 3 ACGME Review Committees (RCs) that oversee addiction medicine fellowship program applications are:

  • November 9, 2022, for the Family Medicine RC meeting on January 25-27, 2023
  • November 11, 2022, for the Internal Medicine RC meeting on January 20-21, 2023
  • November 11, 2022, for the Psychiatry RC meeting on February 10-11, 2023
Visit any of the 3 Review Committee websites to access the Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program application and full ACGME Program Requirements for Addiction Medicine:

Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Psychiatry


Addiction Medicine Match Participation

Beginning with the application cycle for 2023-2024 academic year positions, addiction medicine is participating with the National Resident Match Program Specialties Matching Service. Participation in the Match program allows applicants and programs to consider all options before making a decision. This match service is specific to ACGME-accredited fellowship programs. 

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We're here to help

We are happy to provide technical assistance or answer any questions you may have. Please contact ACAAM at  [email protected].