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Thank you for your interest in gaining certification in Addiction Medicine (ADM).

  1. To apply for the next ADM exam, please go to the ABPM home page ( and click on the tab “Become Certified.”  Under  the heading “Subspecialties” click on   “Addiction Medicine”
  2. The American College of Academic Addiction Medicine (ACAAM) offers two (2) cost-effective online ADM Exam Prep Tools:  Addiction Practice e-Test (ADePT) and Addiction Self Assessment Modules (AMSAMs).  You may learn more and purchase these resources at
  3. ABAM DIPLOMATES: If you are applying for the ABMS level ADM Certification through ABPM, the following must be completed or your application will be delayed: Pay your tMOC Fee and add your medical license information. You will have until Dec. 15 to complete your SAMs and additional CME activities.


ABAM offers a Transitional Maintenance of Certification program for its current diplomates and a public listing of physicians who hold active ABAM certification status. In March, 2016 the American Board of Medical Specialties formally recognized addiction medicine as a multi-specialty subspecialty. Future certification examinations in addiction medicine will be administered by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.