Implementing the New ASAM Criteria - Research, Regulations, and Resolutions
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Implementing the New ASAM Criteria - Research, Regulations, and Resolutions
Recorded: Thursday, April 13, 2023 to Sunday, April 16, 2023
This 75-minute on-demand session from the ASAM 54th Annual Conference addresses policy, research, and practical applications of The ASAM Criteria.
This special session will bring together experts in policy, research, and practical applications of The ASAM Criteria for didactic presentations followed by a panel discussion with audience Q&A. ASAM is finalizing development of the 4th Edition of The ASAM Criteria with focus on addressing quality challenges in the field and simplifying the standards for more effective implementation. These experts will discuss major changes on the horizon and their implications for addressing challenges identified during implementation of the 3rd Edition.
The target audience for this intermediate level session includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, other clinicians, researchers, residents, fellows, students, and counselors.
This session addresses the following ACGME Competencies: Patient Care and Procedural Skills, Systems-based Practice
This session addresses the following IOM Competencies:Provide patient-centered care, Apply quality improvement
Upon completion, learners will be able to:
- list at least three updates that will appear in The ASAM Criteria, 4th edition.
- describe at least three research priorities to evaluate effectiveness of implementation for The ASAM Criteria, 4th edition.
- explain how lessons learned from 3rd edition implementation at the state level can help to inform states' implementation of the 4th edition.
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Registration Deadline: 05/15/2026
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R Corey Waller
R. Corey Waller MD, MS, FACEP, DFASAM is a board-certified and actively practicing addiction and emergency medicine specialist with extensive experience working at the local, state, and national levels. He has works with the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and related organizations to advance the evidence-based practice of treatment and recovery for individuals affected by substance use disorder (SUD). A nationally recognized expert in SUD, he is now the Editor in Chief of The ASAM Criteria.
As a principal at the HMA Institute on Addiction, he is directly responsible for consultation regarding addiction treatment system development for hospitals, primary care practices, just involved populations, and addiction treatment providers. He oversees the HMAedu.com learning management system and continues to develop education covering addiction, pain, behavioral health, and the administrative support for those systems.
In his prior role as senior medical director for education and policy at the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs, Dr. Waller was responsible for developing and maintaining all training and in-person technical assistance delivered by the National Center. This covered addiction, pain, behavioral health treatment system development, correctional medicine, payment model implementation, and healthcare policy.
Before joining the National Center, he worked for the Spectrum Health System in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a fully integrated health system with 14 hospitals and more than 1,000 employed physicians. Dr. Waller served as medical staff chief of pain medicine to the Spectrum Health Hospital System and medical director of the Spectrum Health Medical Group Center for Integrative Medicine, where he was responsible for treating patients with addiction, including management of pregnant mothers with substance use disorders. Additionally, he oversaw the development of core competencies for addiction treatment in the labor and delivery unit and the neonatal abstinence syndrome treatment algorithm for the Level 1 neonatal intensive care unit.
Tami L. Mark
Tami L. Mark, PhD, MBA is a Senior Director at RTI International and an internationally known expert on behavioral health financing and delivery systems. Dr. Mark has authored more than 100 scholarly journal articles and numerous government reports on behavioral health financing and delivery. She was a contributing author to healthcare systems chapter of The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health. Dr. Mark received a PhD in Health Economics from Johns Hopkins University.
Deputy Director, Behavioral Health
Tyler Sadwith was appointed Deputy Director, Behavioral Health at the California Department of Health Care Services in June 2022. Tyler is responsible for leading DHCS’ ambitious agenda to ensure high-quality and accessible specialty mental health and substance use disorder services in Medi-Cal and other public programs. He leads the development and implementation of policy and initiatives designed to strengthen behavioral health care access, quality, service delivery, and achieve equitable health care outcomes for 14 million Medi-Cal members and Californians served through other programs. He provides direct management to three divisions: Community Services, Licensing and Certification, and Medi-Cal Behavioral Health.
Prior to his appointment, Tyler served as the Assistant Deputy Director, Behavioral Health where he assisted in overseeing the planning, implementation, coordination, evaluation, and management of the Department’s behavioral health services. Tyler has also served as a Senior Consultant at Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc., where he provided strategic advice and technical support to state health leaders on behavioral health policy and delivery system reforms. Additionally, he served as the Technical Director at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), where he spearheaded efforts in supporting states to introduce comprehensive benefit, program, and delivery system reforms through Medicaid Section 1115 substance use disorder (SUD) demonstration waivers. He also implemented the agency’s opioid strategy and oversaw the SUD portfolio of CMS’ Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program, a cross-agency strategic support and technical assistance platform designed to support service delivery and payment innovation in Medicaid.
CME, CE, CEU and Other Credit Types
ACCME Accreditation Statement
The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AMA Credit Designation Statement
The American Society of Addiction Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals
This activity has been approved by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #295, ASAM is responsible for all aspects of the programming.
California Association for Drug/Alcohol Educators (CAADE)
This educational program is approved by CAADE: #CP40 999 1225.
California Association of DUI Treatment Centers (CADTP)
This educational program is approved by CADTP: #205.
California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
This educational program is approved by CCAPP: #OS-20-330-1224.
Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
Non-physician participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the activity and an online evaluation confirming their participation. Participants should submit his/her certificate of attendance to their professional organization/institute.
Maintenance of Certification / Continuing Certification Program
American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved this activity for 1.25 credits towards ABPM MOC Part II requirements.
American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)
This activity contributes to the CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology TM (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®.
American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 1.25 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn 1.25 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credits.
American Board of Surgery (ABS)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and/or Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
Successful completion of this CME activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology’s (ABPN) CME requirement for Maintenance of Certification program.
American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
Successful completion of this activity can be used to satisfy the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) for Tmoc as credits towards ABAM LLSA Part II requirements.
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)
Royal College Fellows can use participation in Accredited Continuing Medical Education to earn Section 3 Credits.
In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and the ACCME, the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME/CE activities. These policies include mitigating all possible relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for the Planning Committees and Presenters. All activity Planning Committee members and Presenters have disclosed relevant financial relationship information. The ASAM CE Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the relationships are not inappropriate in the context of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.
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