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

This page will be updated whenever new information is available.

  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.