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 

July 2022

13          NETWORKING: Fellow-Only Virtual Convening
Addiction medicine fellows heard from a panel of recent fellowship graduates providing tips, advice, and an orientation to the fellowship year. 
14          NETWORKING: Program Directors Virtual Convening
With the interview season around the corner, fellowship program directors participated in a presentation on holistic review led by medical education leaders from the University of Pittsburgh. 
20          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Epidemiology of Substance Use Disorders
21          NETWORKING: Program Coord./Admin. Virtual Convening 
Program coordinators/administrators attended a virtual meet and greet to connect with colleagues, meet new ones, and ask questions. 
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
Impairment in Health Professionals
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
Working Together to Reduce Harm and Improve Safety for People Who Use Substances
ACAAM hosted a special webinar focused on harm reduction, presented by Alexander Y. Walley, MD MSc, Boston University School of Medicine. This discussion was followed by a multidisciplinary panel on the front lines of substance use care.
 

September 2022

7            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Maternal Substance Use in Pregnancy: Effects on the Neonate
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           Postponed: Fellows Virtual Convening
This event was postponed until November 1, 1;30-3:30 pm ET, to allow our members who may be obser ving the holy day, Yom Kippur, to do so without conflict. 
6           NETWORKING: Program Directors Virtual Convening
Program Directors (ACAAM Members) are invited to join a virtual convening to discuss the NRMP Medicine and Pediatric Specialties Match experience to date. Questions will be answered, as well as tips and best practices shared. Plan to join us! Additional information will be emailed to all ACAAM Member program directors. 
12          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Vaping: Background, Epidemiology, Regulatory Issues
13          NETWORKING: Program Coordinators/Administrators Virtual Convening
Program coordinators/administers (ACAAM Members) are invited to join a virtual convening to network and discuss best practices for supporting an addiction medicine fellowship program, with a special emphasis on the NRMP Medicine and Pediatric Specialties Match. Bring any and all questions! More information will be emailed to all ACAAM Member program coordinators/administrators. 
19          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Gambling Disorder: Screening, Diagnosis, and Management 
26          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Transformative Change
 

November 2022

1            ACAAM Member Fellow-Only Virtual Convening (Special Time - 1:30 - 3:30 pm ET)
Addiction medicine fellows (ACAAM Members) are invited to join a virtual convening to learn about addiction medicine careers. Louis E. Baxter, Sr., MD DFASM DABAM, will present, "Careers in Addiction Medicine: What Can I Do Within My Specialty?". This presentation will include an overview of career options within the field, many of which you have probably not even thought about. Dr. Baxter's presentation will be followed by small group networking. Be sure to join us! Additional information will be emailed to all ACAAM  Fellow Members.  
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
11          ACAAM Member Reception in conjunction with the AMERSA Annual Conference
 6-7 pm, Hyatt Regency Boston, Room: Quincy, Lower Level  
16          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Co-Occurring Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders
30          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Co-Occurring Medical Disorders in Addiction Medicine
30          Addiction Medicine MATCH Day
 

December 2022

1            2023 ACAAM Annual Meeting Workshop Abstract Submission Deadline
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

3            2023 ACAAM Annual Meeting Fellow Lightning Round Submission Deadline
4            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
History of Addiction Treatment 
11          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Drug Courts
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
Addiction Across the Lifespan 2: Geriatric Populations 
22          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Nicotine & Tobacco: Hot Topics for 'Carrying the Torch'
 

March 2023

1            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
Addiction Medicine in Veteran Populations
8            National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
AA for Professionals and Selected AA Literature for Professionals
15          National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session
The Genetics of Addiction
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     2023 ACAAM Annual Meeting
Education, Belonging, and Connection: Leveraging our common purpose to create meaningful change
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
Reducing Harm and Ensuring Equity for Patients Who Use Stimulants
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

*Download a copy of the current 2022-2023 ACAAM National Addiction Medicine Didactic Session Schedule. Note, topics and speakers are subject to change.