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Distinguish Yourself as Board Certified in Addiction Medicine

Official Designation for ABAM Diplomate Status

Physicians awarded board certification through ABAM are required to use the following official language when designating their status as a Diplomate: “Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine” or “DABAM.”

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.