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CSAM Annual Awards
Each year, CSAM recognizes three outstanding professionals who have made noteworthy and lasting contributions that are:
ABOUT THE AWARDS
Vernelle Fox – An award named after the Society’s second President (1974-1976), Vernelle Fox, MD, as the model for future recipients to be measured for which she was honored in 1983 at the Tenth Annual Meeting. These qualities include: Inquiring Mind – Contributions to the understanding of the Field; Courage – Resolution and tenacity; Enthusiasm – Energy for the Positive
Community Service – An award established in 1985 previously referred to as the Achievement or Merit Award, overtime, became the community service award.
ASAM Lifetime Achievement/Membership – An award that honors the profound contributions one has made to the field of addiction medicine.