ASAM has been awarded the highest level of Accreditation with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.
Accreditation in the ACCME System seeks to assure the medical community and the public that ASAM delivers education that is relevant to clinicans' needs, evidence-based, evaluated for its effectiveness, and independent of commercial influence.
ACCME Accreditation Statement The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The ASAM 2020 Board Exam Study Course The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.5AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) This Blended Learning activity, Virtual Board Exam Study Course, has been reviewed by the American Academy of Family Physicians and has a term of 07/16/2020 - 07/16/2021. This activity is acceptable for up to 18.50 Prescribed credit(s); the total amount of credit consists of 12.50 Live Prescribed credits and 6.00 Enduring Prescribed credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMA / AAFP Equivalency AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.
Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) Non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the activity and an online evaluation confirming their participation. Participants should submit his/her certificate of attendance to their professional organization/institute.
CME Committee, Program Planning Committee, and Faculty Disclosure Information In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and the ACCME, the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME activities. These policies include resolving all possible conflicts of interest for the CME Committee, MEC, Planning Committees, and Faculty. All activity Planning Committee members and Faculty have disclosed relevant financial relationship information. The ASAM CME Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the relationships are not inappropriate in the context of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.
Program Planning Committee
Board Exam Study Course Program Planning Committee
Abigail J. Herron, DO, DFASAM (Chair) The Institute for Family Health, New York, NY
Erin A. Zerbo, MD (Vice Chair) Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ
Annie Levesque, MD Mount Sinai West, New York, NY
Carla B. Marienfeld, MD University of California, San Diego, CA
Ricardo Restrepo, MD, MPH Long Beach VA Medical Center/Substance Abuse Treatment, Long Beach, CA
Edwin A. Salsitz, MD, FASAM Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, NY