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The ASAM 54th Annual Conference - Innovations in Addiction Medicine and Science

Connect. Learn. Inspire.

What is the ASAM Annual Conference?

The ASAM Annual Conference is the defining event in addiction medicine bringing together all professionals to connect, learn, and inspire. For 54 years, ASAM has been convening the addiction treatment community to showcase best practices and the latest science, research, and innovations in the field. This year, attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Connect and network with over 2,000 colleagues
  • Learn from nationally recognized experts at 60+ sessions and 100+ posters
  • Be Inspired by thought-provoking conversations with peers and powerful presentations highlighting actionable and practical skills

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Dates & Location

The ASAM 54th Annual Conference is taking place the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, MD. The event begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, April 13, 2023, with an opening welcome reception and concludes at 12:00 pm on Sunday, April 16, 2023.

The Gaylord National Resort is located just minutes from Washington, D.C. and Old Town Alexandria, and just steps away from the restaurants and entertainment of National Harbor. With newly renovated guest rooms and suites, a 19-story indoor garden Atrium, a premier steakhouse, an award-winning spa, and a rooftop lounge - it is the ultimate destination for conference attendees to learn, relax and explore the nation's capital.

The hotel is convenient to Ronald Reagan National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Airport.

Who Should Attend

Healthcare professionals dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment and care, including:
  • Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Other Clinicians
  • Researchers and Academics
  • Residents, Fellows, and Students
  • Counselors and Policymakers

Learning Objectives

At the end of the conference, participants should be able to:
  1. Identify and describe the new developments affecting the science, policy, and clinical practice of addiction medicine.
  2. Compare presented clinical guidelines/best practices with the participant's current practice and identify strengths or gaps.
  3. Analyze new research and science to develop practical applications for treatment or further research.
  4. Explain recent or upcoming policy changes and identify implications or areas for provider involvement.
  5. Create a network of professionals and a set of resources to support the participant's practice.

CME for Annual Conference and Pre-Conference Offerings 

The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.