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The 2022 ASAM Review Course

Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk | Chicago, IL
July 22 - 24, 2022

The Essential Primer in Addiction Medicine…

The ASAM Review Course has a major impact on helping physicians prepare for the addiction medicine board exam and increasing attendees’ knowledge on substance use disorders. The ASAM Review Course is widely recognized as the essential primer for physicians and other healthcare professionals who are preparing for a career in addiction medicine.

The course offers two-and-a-half days of lectures and networking events from Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 24. The session topics are mapped to the addiction medicine exam blueprint and feature an outstanding lineup of faculty. Following the event, all sessions will be available on-demand for the next three years in ASAM’s e-Learning Center.

Click here to register for The ASAM Review Course.

Just prior to the ASAM Review Course, two additional pre-courses are being offered Thursday, July 21. These courses require separate registration but will offer additional CME. 


The ASAM Moving Beyond the Barriers of Treating Opioid Use Disorder Course – Thursday, July 21, 2022 | 1:15 PM - 4:30 PM CT
The ASAM Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder Course – Thursday, July 21, 2022 | 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM CT

Learning Objectives

Upon completion, participants should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate practical knowledge on the neurobiology of addiction and articulate its activity in terms useful in a clinical setting
  2. Describe the effects of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in both tolerant and non-tolerant individuals
  3. Describe the process for diagnosing addiction and differentiating the symptoms of addiction from those of other medical or psychiatric disorders
  4. Explain the various pharmacologic and psychosocial treatments for addictive disorders and describe the factors that should be considered in selecting a treatment modality to match the needs of a specific patient
  5. Describe the precipitants of relapse and current evidence-based practices to prevent and manage relapse

Who Should Participate

The ASAM Review Course provides an up-to-date review of the core content of addiction medicine for:
  • Physicians preparing for the ABPM or AOA Board Certification Examination in addiction medicine
  • Addiction specialists seeking a "refresher" course that incorporates recent developments in addiction science and practice
  • Non-specialist physicians and other healthcare professionals seeking the knowledge to identify and manage problems related to substance use disorders for their patients