2022-2023 ACAAM Calendar of Events

National Addiction Medicine Didactic Sessions, Wednesdays, 2 - 4 pm EDT (Topics subject to change)
Networking: Fellow-Only Virtual Convenings, 2 - 4 pm EDT
Networking: Program Directors Virtual Convenings, 3 - 4 pm EDT
Networking: Program Coordinators/Administrators, 3 - 4 pm EDT

May 2022

4            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Racial and Social Equity in Addiction Topic 4
11          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
The Addiction Treatment Landscape
11          2nd Annual Addiction Medicine Fellowship Recruitment Fair  
Program leaders met with potential applicants to promote their programs prior to the opening of the application window. Attendees learned about training and careers and meet with fellowship program directors and faculty. Residents at all PGY levels were welcomed, as well as medical students and practicing physicians interested in fellowship training.
18          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
The Genetics of Addiction
25          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Neurobiology of Addiction

June 2022

1            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Palliative Care for Addiction Patients
8            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Perioperative Care of Patients with Opioid Use Disorder
This inspiring event is an annual opportunity to celebrate our graduating fellows and witness their launch into the addiction medicine workforce. Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and Dr. George Koob, Director of National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, were the honorary graduation speakers
15          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Careers in Addiction Medicine: What Can I Do Within My Specialty?
22          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Critical Assessment of Research in Addiction
 

July 2022

13          NETWORKING: Fellow-Only Virtual Convening
14          NETWORKING: Program Directors Virtual Convening
20          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Epidemiology of Substance Use Disorders
21          NETWORKING: Program Coordinators/Administrators Virtual Convening
27          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Sedative-Hypnotic Use Disorders: Screening, Diagnosis, Withdrawal, and Medical Management
 

August 2022

3            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Alcohol: At-Risk Use, Use Disorder, and Withdrawal Management
10          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Critical Assessment of Research in Addiction
17          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Maternal Substance Use in Pregnancy: Effects on the Neonate
24          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Diagnosis and Treatment of Cannabis Use Disorder
24          Addiction Medicine MATCH Opens
31          International Overdose Awareness Day
  National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session - Open Access Webinar
Optimizing Safety for People Who Use Substances 

September 2022

7            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
14          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Professionalism in Addiction: Ethics, Legal Issues, and Advocacy
21          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Substance Use Disorders in Women
28          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Adolescent Substance Use: A Time for Prevention, Early Intervention & Treatment 

October 2022

5            NETWORKING: Fellow-Only Virtual Convening
6            NETWORKING: Program Directors Virtual Convening
12          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Vaping: Background, Epidemiology, Regulatory Issues
13          NETWORKING: Program Coordinators/Administrators Virtual Convening
19          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Gambling Disorder: Screening, Diagnosis, and Management 
26          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Transformative Change
 

November 2022

2            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Stigma and Discrimination in Addiction
9            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Opioids and Opioid Use Disorder: A Board Review
16          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders in Addiction Medicine
30          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
30          Addiction Medicine MATCH Day
 

December 2022

7            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Screening and Brief Intervention for Substance Use
14          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Co-Occurring Pain Disorders in Addiction Medicine 
21          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Jails, Prisons, Detention Centers, and Substance Use Disorders
 

January 2023

4            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
History of Addiction Treatment 
11          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
18          NETWORKING: Fellow-Only Virtual Convening
19          NETWORKING: Program Directors Virtual Convening
25          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Cannabidiol and Addiction: Separating Science from Fiction

26          NETWORKING: Program Coordinators/Administrators Virtual Convening
 

February 2023

1            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Toxicology Testing in Addiction
8            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Addiction Across the Lifespan 1: The Impact of Substance Use on the Developing Adolescent Brain
15          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
22          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Nicotine & Tobacco: Hot Topics for 'Carrying the Torch'
 

March 2023

1            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
8            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
AA for Professionals and Selected AA Literature for Professionals
15          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
22          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Behavioral Addictions: Beyond Gambling

29          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session

April 2023

5            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Addiction Medicine: A Canadian Perspective
11-12     ACAAM Annual Meeting
19          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids
26          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Motivational Interviewing
 

May 2023

3            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Substance Use Disorder Treatment Landscape
9            3rd Annual Addiction Medicine Fellowship Recruitment Fair
10          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
The Genetics of Addiction
17          NETWORKING: Fellow-Only Virtual Convening
18          NETWORKING: Program Directors Virtual Convening
24          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Neurobiology of Addiction
25          NETWORKING: Program Coordinators/Administrators Virtual Convening
31          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Hospice, Palliative Care, and Addiction Medicine: Common Ground
 

June 2023

7            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session (last of the 22-23 series)
Perioperative Care of Patients with Opioid Use Disorder
8            4th Annual Addiction Medicine Fellow Virtual Graduation Event