Board Exam Study Tool (BEST) - 2017

The ASAM Board Examination Study Tool (BEST) helps prepare physicians for the ABPM certification/re-certification examination utilizing an interactive and engaging format. This online learning tool includes study materials such as slides from the Review Course, chapter overviews from the Principles of Addiction Medicine, a section on definitions, and a bank of practice test questions and answers. The tool offers sustained access to the training material, ability to bookmark pages, highlight text, take notes, track progress through the content, and can be accessed through supported mobile devices and tablets.

Goals and Objectives

Upon completion of this education activity, participant should be able to:

  • Differentiate between important terms and definitions in the field of Addiction Medicine.
  • Distill knowledge on key points from the text, the Principles of Addiction Medicine, 5th edition and course slides
  • Appraise addiction patient cases and respond accurately to questions about next steps and treatment options.
  • Employ knowledge gained in the educational sections of the BEST to respond accurately to self-assessment questions.

Participants of the 2017 ASAM Review Course in Addiction Medicine and other physicians who are preparing for the ABPM Certification Exam in Addiction Medicine.

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

ASAM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In accordance with the disclosure policies of ASAM and the ACCME, the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all educational activities. These policies include resolving all conflicts of interest between the CME Committee, Planning Committee and faculty, and commercial interests that might otherwise compromise the goal and educational integrity of this activity. All planning CME Committee, Planning Committee and faculty participating in the activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. The CME Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the planning committee and faculty relationships are not inappropriate in the content of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.

First Name Commercial Interests Compensation Received For what Role?
Timothy Brennan MD, MPH, FASAM
David Galbis-Reig MD, DFASAM Ascension Wisconsin All Saints; Abbvie; Hospira; RespireRX Pharmaceuticals; Abbott Pharmaceuticals; Pfizer Bond Stock& Bond in Retirement IRA; Stock Options; Ownership Interests  Owner; Advisory board; PI; Consultant
Abigail Herron DO, DFASAM
Petros Levounis MD, MA, FASAM
Carla Marienfeld, MD
Ricardo Restrepo MD, MPH, FASAM
Edwin Salsitz MD, DFASAM
Erin Zerbo, MD
First Name Commercial Interests Compensation Received For what Role?
Timothy Brennan MD, MPH, FASAM
Jeffrey DeVido MD Marin County Health and Human Services/UCSF Dividend Shareholder
Paul Earley MD, DFASAM Georgia Professionals Health Program, Inc; Alkermes, Inc; DynamiCare Health, Inc salary; honoraria Medical Director; Principal; VP of Medical Affairs 
James Finch MD, DFASAM Orexo Pharm honorarium Speaker
Marc Fishman MD, DFASAM US World Meds; Alkermes; MediaRez travel expenses; honoraria; research support Advisory board; PI; Consultant
David Galbis-Reig MD, DFASAM Ascension Wisconsin All Saints; Abbvie; Hospira; RespireRX Pharmaceuticals; Abbott Pharmaceuticals; Pfizer Bond Stock& Bond in Retirement IRA; Stock Options; Ownership Interests  Owner; Advisory board; PI; Consultant
Leslie Hayes, MD
Abigail Herron DO, DFASAM
Petros Levounis MD, MA, FASAM
Carla Marienfeld MD
Ricardo Restrepo MD, MPH, FASAM
Richard Ries MD, DFASAM
Edwin Salsitz MD, DFASAM
Sharon Stancliff MD, FASAM
Timothy Wiegand MD, FACMT, FAACT
Erin Zerbo, MD

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