Verification of Board Certification for ABAM Diplomates

Immediate Verification of Board Certification

Those needing information on the verification of a Diplomate’s ABAM Board Certification in Addiction Medicine should use the 'Find a Physician'. The verification of ABAM Board Certified physicians is automatically provided by entering the physician’s full name and clicking on 'search'. You may also search by partial or additional criteria and will receive a listing of all ABAM Board Certified physicians meeting that criteria. 

If a written verification is required or if further information is needed, please contact ABAM at [email protected].

Note: you will be redirected to the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine (ACAAM) website to use the searchable database. ABAM Diplomate account information is housed with the ACAAM management system.

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In October 2015, the American Board of Medical Specialties formally recognized Addiction Medicine as a multi-specialty subspecialty. Certification examinations in addiction medicine are now administered by the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Many ABAM Diplomates have achieved subspecialty certification in addiction medicine through ABPM or AOA and as a result relinquished their ABAM Diplomate status. Visit, 'Physician Lookup' to verify ABPM certification status and to verify AOA certification status.