Mission Statement Physicians dedicated to improving the treatment of substance use disorders. A state chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

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The State of the Art in Addiction Medicine Conference

CSAM announces a 3-day course designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals who seek an advanced level of knowledge about the latest scientific and clinical advances in addiction medicine. The  State of the Art Conference takes place at the Hilton Union Square in downtown San Francisco, August 29 - September 1, 2018, at the start of Labor Day weekend.

For those preparing for the Addiction Medicine Board Exam in October 2018, a full-day test-taking course will be offered on Wednesday, August 29, alongside a host of other enticing pre-conference workshops. Test-taking workshop participants receive a web-based self-assessment tool with hundreds of board-style questions and an online study guide. Registration opens March 2018. [Learn More]

Did you miss the Addiction Medicine Review Course in 2017 in San Francisco? It's not too late to learn from some of the top experts and educators in the field.

Two Courses to Help You Pass the Addiction Medicine Board Exam:

Interactive Self-Assessment Test and Board Review
Includes 7 hours of video from the Board Exam Preparation Track at the 2017 Review Course.
15 AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 7 additional AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits for the newly added 2017 videos. Price: $350
Features an interactive exam preparation with 700 board-style questions as well as 7 ​hours ​of ​video presentations ​which comprised the Certification Exam Preparation Track at the Addiction Medicine Review Course in Anaheim. Also includes the Addiction Medicine (online) Study Guide.

Addiction Medicine Review Course 2017
17 AMA/PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
Price: $495
The Addiction Medicine Review Course consists of 18 lectures from the live conference held August 24-27, 2017 in San Francisco. Participants will gain practical knowledge that can be applied to real-world experiences as well as the knowledge needed for the ABMS Addiction Medicine Board Exam being offered in October 2018.

Special offer: Order both courses & save $195

Regular Price $845. Now only $650.
Place both of the above courses in your shopping cart, and use the coupon code "195OFF" to save $195


MEMBER NEWS: CSAM Implements Grant to Expand Medication-Assisted Treatment in CA

In 2017, CSAM was selected by the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to be part of a statewide collaborative project that includes UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, to increase access to addiction treatment, reduce unmet treatment need, and reduce opioid overdose related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment and recovery activities for opioid use disorder (OUD). For more information on CSAM's role in this project and opportunities available for CSAM members to participate, contact CSAM Project Manager Erica Murdock-Waters at: 415-764-4855 or csam.hss@gmail.com  [read more about project] [read more about CSAM's role]

Continuing Medical Education

CSAM Webinar Series

CSAM sponsored a series of twelve webinars designed to support the implementation of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) of opioid use disorders in primary care. 
All webinars in the series can be accessed here.