46th American Society of Addiction Medicine Annual Conference
Innovations in Addiction Medicine and Science
April 23 – 26, 2015 Austin, Texas
The ASAM Annual Conference is the nation’s premiere event providing the latest innovations and scientific developments in Addiction Medicine. The annual conference has been re-named (formerly Med-Sci) to reflect some exciting new changes in format and structure to provide learning in a more interactive, casual and fun environment.
Join the largest gathering of addiction physicians, psychiatrists, clinicians, researchers and academicians who treat and help patients with substance use disorders in Austin, TX on April 23 – 26, 2015. Meeting highlights include; Symposia, Workshops, Poster Sessions, Special Focus Sessions and New Fun Events designed to allow more casual learning and networking. Participate in the front-running conference that specializes in addiction medicine;
Learn about new strategies for diagnosis, treatment, patient care and public policy
Explore the newest developments defining the field of addiction medicine
Network with medical professionals, clinicians, researchers, leading scientists and policy advocates
Find out about the latest science from leaders of federal agencies and institutions
Discover the newest technologies, techniques, tools and practices
Engage in discussions about strategies of integration of addiction medicine and primary care
To present the most up-to-date information, research, guidance and policy discussion for professionals in the addiction medicine field.
At the conclusion of the conference, participants should be able to:
Employ current and new clinical approaches to treatment in a variety of settings.
Utilize and promote evidence-based approaches for clinical treatment of substance abuse disorders.
Recognize issues addressed in treating individuals in diverse and special populations or with special physical, health and mental illnesses.
Identify and diagnose substance use disorders in clinical populations.
Describe the development of new science and treatments in addiction medicine.
Who Should Attend
An ASAM member and non-members, physicians, psychiatrists, clinicians, researchers, counselors, students, academicians, and other health care professionals dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment and care.
A physician currently practicing in the field of addiction medicine and wanting to learn the latest scientific information available in addiction medicine.
A practicing physician in primary care or another specialty field seeking to learn more about addiction medicine.
An early-career physician, investigator, researcher or health care professional with a specialty in addiction medicine.
Professionals working with special and diverse patient populations such as military and other organizations.