ACAAM Calendar of Events

National Addiction Medicine Didactic Sessions, Wednesdays, 2 - 4 pm ET. Topics are subject to change.
Networking: ACAAM Member Program Director & Associate Program Director Virtual Convenings, 3 - 4 pm ET
Networking: ACAAM Member Program Administrator Convenings, 3 - 4 pm ET 
ACAAM Virtual Learning Series, 3 - 4 pm ET

Fellow Lightning Round Presentations, 2 - 4 pm ET   

February 2024

7            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Toxicology Testing in Addiction
14          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Addiction Across the Lifespan 1: The Impact of Substance Use on the Developing Adolescent Brain
15          ACAAM Early Career Education Series, Part 3
ACAAM Members, join us for Contract and Salary Negotiation, presented by Scott Hadland, MD MPH MS, MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School. 
21          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Addiction Across the Lifespan 2: Geriatric Populations 
28          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Hallucinogen Use Disorders, and Psychedelics for the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

March 2024

6            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Addiction Medicine in Veteran Populations 
13          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
AA for Professionals and Selected AA Literature for Professionals 
20          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Genetics and Addiction
27          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Behavioral Addictions: Beyond Gambling

April 2024

3            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Addiction Medicine: A Canadian Perspective 
4            ACAAM Member informal gathering in conjunction with ASAM Annual Conference
ACAAM Members, make plans to connect with your peers at the Texan Station Sports Bar & Grill at 8:15 pm CT. This informal meet-up is a great opportunity to say hello and connect with your ACAAM colleagues in a relaxed setting.
10          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids (AAS)
17          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Motivational Interviewing
ACAAM Members, join us for How to Start Your Own Inpatient Addiction Medicine Consult Service, presented by Elizabeth Johnson, MD, Daniel Colby, MD, Aimee Moulin, MD, and Daniel Hernandez, MD, UC Davis Health Department of Emergency Medicine. Click on the link above for more information regarding the session and registration. 
24          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Substance Use Disorder Treatment Landscape

May 2024

1            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Neurobiology of Addiction
7            Addiction Medicine Specialty Showcase, 3 pm ET
This showcase will feature presentations on the field of addiction medicine, fellowship training, career opportunities, and include a live Q&A. Join us if you are interested in learning more about the field and fellowship training. Participants also have the opportunity to submit questions in advance. 
8            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Reducing Harm and Ensuring Equity for Patients Who Use Stimulants
15          Fellow Lightning Round Presentations (virtual), 2 - 4 pm ET
16          NETWORKING: Program Director & Associate Program Director Virtual Convening
ACAAM Member Program Directors and Associate Program Directors are invited to join us for a virtual networking event at 3 pm ET. This meeting will feature a presentation by Alyssa Peterkin, MD, Grayken Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program Director, on Structured, Values-Based Interviews to Reduce Bias and Diversify Recruitment in Addiction Medicine Fellowships, followed by a Q/A and open networking time. Registration information will be emailed to ACAAM member program directors and associate program directors in advance of the convening. 
22          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Diagnosis and Treatment of Cannabis Use Disorder
23          NETWORKING: Program Coordinators/Administrators Virtual Convening
29          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session (last of the 23-24 series)
Vaping: Background, Epidemiology, Regulatory Issues

June 2024

5            5th Annual Addiction Medicine Fellow Virtual Graduation & ACAAM Awards Recognition Event, 6 pm ET

Didactic Session Schedules