Science, Skill, and Compassion

Quality Healthcare, Public Trust, and Setting the Standards in Addiction Medicine:

The American Board of Addiction Medicine provides assurance to the American public that Addiction Medicine physicians have the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and treat addiction.

Physician Verification

Apply now to become the 24th Accredited Fellowship Training Program in Addiction Medicine

The National Center for Physician Training in Addiction Medicine is in the process of expanding the education and training of physicians in addiction medicine, with a special emphasis on prevention and screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT), particularly for adolescents and young adults. Additionally, there are now 23 Fellowship Programs in Addiction Medicine that are accredited by The ABAM Foundation. For all interested programs, applications to become accredited can found found below.

 

2014-2015 Program Accreditation Application Form and Accreditation Cycle

 Compendium of Educational Activities

 Core Content

 Program Requirements

 

The ABAM Foundation  Accredits New Residencies

23 Accredited Residencies

 

A Million awarded by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to The ABAM Foundation to Establish a National Center.

Chevy Chase, Maryland – September 30, 2013 – The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) Foundation a three-year, $2 million grant to establish The National Center for Physician Training in Addiction Medicine.  The purpose of the new Center will be to expand the education and training of physicians in addiction medicine, with a special emphasis on prevention and screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT), particularly for adolescents and young adults. The Center will be directed by Richard Blondell, MD, Professor of Family Medicine at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

December Deadline Fast Approaching for Completion of MOC Requirements

By December 15, 2014, Time Limited Diplomates must complete 12 out of 32 Self Assessment Modules, and Pay the annual MOC fee. Diplomates can complete their requirements by logging into the [ Diplomate Web Portal ]

 

Changes to MOC add Flexibility and Value

In Response to Diplomate Feedback, ABAM Implements Changes to the 2013-2014 MOC Program Requirements ABAM understands the importance of your feedback in refining our new and evolving MOC program. Therefore, and in consideration of the constructive feedback you have offered, the following changes will be implemented for the remainder of the 2014 MOC Program. You can view the  [changes to the 2014 ABAM MOC Program ]

Permits have been sent to Examinees for Sat., Nov. 15, 2014 /or Mon., Nov. 17, 2014 Examination Dates

Please Note: The name on an applicant’s government-issued ID used at test site must match name on permit. Contact ABAM to: Fix Name, or Take exam on Alternate Date (Monday, Nov. 17, 2014).

Preparation for the 2014 Examination – Review 2 items:

How to Prepare for the Examination and

Exam Tutorial (WinZip or WinRar is required to open) – click here for instructions to download the tutorial and permit.

Contact Us

American Board of Addiction Medicine

4300 Montgomery Ave, Ste. 206 Bethesda, MD 20814 Phone: 301-656-3378 Fax: 240-762-5422

email@abam.net

ABAM is not a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). ABAM's goal is to gain recognition of Addiction Medicine as a medical specialty, and the creation of a certification process through collaboration with the ABMS and its member Boards.