The Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine

Addiction as a disease continues to cost the global community a staggering amount both financially and in lives lost, but there are treatments available to help patients. The ASAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Program is an innovative educational program empowering primary care and other providers to diagnose and treat patients at risk for or with addiction. This program uses an interactive, case-based learning format to address how to recognize, screen, treat and refer patients with addiction. The Fundamentals is designed for busy providers with content available in a variety of formats including online, on-demand 24/7, live, live video and encourages providers to select content based on interests or the needs of their patients. Explore the variety of offerings below. 

40-Hour Program

Explore this comprehensive curriculum designed to empower primary care, behavioral health, and other providers to diagnose and treat patients at risk for or with addiction.

8-Hour Workshop

Take an innovative, case-based training designed for providers who are relatively new to the field of addiction medicine.

FAME TeleECHO Series

Join this 16-week video conference series for primary care, behavioral health, and other providers that addresses various topics in the field of addiction medicine.

Resources

Explore a collection of resources compiled by national experts for those new to the field.