ASAM Faculty Portal

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Welcome to the ASAM Faculty Portal

ASAM is the largest provider of addiction medicine education in the country, offering continuing medical education on a variety of addiction-related topics. ASAM has been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) since 1977 and maintains the highest level of Accreditation with Commendation. 

ASAM provides a variety of faculty resources to promote excellence in teaching and learning, such as in-depth orientation and custom consultations to faculty to encourage effective instruction, using creative methods that meld practice and pedagogy.

Become ASAM Faculty

ASAM is leading the movement to transform addiction treatment and improve patient care. There is a demand to increase quality addiction education among providers throughout the country. This is your opportunity to help! Become a part of ASAM’s community of approved national faculty. Apply to teach a variety of ASAM courses across the country. 

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For questions about the faculty application process, please contact ASAM Education at

Educational Strategy

ASAM promotes effective learning through innovative and evidence-based instructional strategies.

ASAM collaborates with faculty to integrate instructional best practices to provide effective learning experiences that are interactive and transformative. ASAM uses a structured approach to curriculum design to create meaningful and impactful education. By offering ongoing professional development, ASAM empowers faculty to be effective presenters and facilitators.


  • Resources to support ASAM faculty in delivering learner-centered, engaging presentations and activities.

Evidence-Based Practices

  • Best practices in instructional and curriculum design to optimize learning effectiveness.


  • Leveraging interactive technologies for learning to drive engagement, deepen learning, and improve performance outcomes.


  • All scientific research referred to, reported or used in accredited activities in support or justification of a patient care recommendation must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.
  • Accredited activities must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for the indications and contraindications in the care of patients.

Become ASAM Faculty

Make an impact as a leading educator in addiction medicine!

ASAM delivers an array of educational offerings and options to educate providers and the public about the specialty of addiction medicine. ASAM is looking for eager and passionate faculty to offer live and online CME opportunities, focusing on improving the care and treatment of people with the disease of addiction. To join our team of qualified faculty, review the application process below and complete the faculty application.

Am I Eligible?

Individuals applying to become an ASAM faculty applicants must meet the following requirements. Individual program applications will list additional requirements, if applicable.

  • Be an ASAM member (Join ASAM)
  • Doctorate or Master's degree in the related field (preferred)
  • Knowledge and content expertise in the teaching discipline
  • Teaching experience in relevant field 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deliver presentations without bias and navigate audience Q&A
  • Equivalent professional/experiential qualifications
  • No relevant financial disclosures

Application Requirements

Prospective faculty must complete the online application form and submit the following documents to be considered for faculty assignments.

  • Brief Biography
  • Resume/CV 
  • Headshot 
  • Faculty Questionnaire
  • Teaching Demo (optional)
  • Letter of Recommendation 
  • W-9 Form

Faculty Application Process

Faculty applications go through the following steps of review and approval on an ongoing basis.

Faculty Application Submission

Complete the faculty application form along with all the supporting documentation. To ensure full consideration, all materials should be submitted by the date indicated within the application form.

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Application Review

Faculty applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Faculty selections will be based on the eligibility criteria outlined above, relevant experience/expertise in the teaching discipline, and ASAM's current teaching needs. If there is no current need, your information will remain in our faculty database for future teaching opportunities.

On-boarding and Orientation

Selected applicants will be required to complete a faculty contract upon acceptance of the teaching assignment. New faculty will complete an in-depth orientation and on-boarding process to prepare them to represent ASAM and bring the latest, evidence-based practices to a national audience.

Earn CME for Teaching

Physician presenters may now claim up to 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ per each 1-hour of presentation time at eligible activities taking place on or after January 1, 2023. This change is only for faculty at the CME provider’s live activities.

Earn CME Credit for Teaching

New Policy

The American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates adopted a new policy to allow physicians to claim an amount of AMA Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA) Category 1 Credit™ that more accurately reflects the learning associated with preparing and presenting an original presentation at a live AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ activity. While the credit reflects the learning involved in the preparation, the amount of credit is based on presentation time.

Credit Requirements

Physician presenters may now claim up to 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ per each 1-hour of presentation time at eligible activities taking place on or after January 1, 2023. This change is only for faculty at the CME provider’s live activities.

Physician presenters will be sent a link to complete the CME evaluation and download their certificate.

How to Apply

Walkthrough Video

In this video, we will walk you through how to apply to become ASAM faculty.


New Faculty Orientation
Begin self-paced component package.
Begin self-paced component package. Click the View Course button to begin the orientation.