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ASAM Virtual.2021

Don't miss the nation's largest and premier conference on addiction medicine—going virtual once again!

ASAM Virtual.2021 highlights best practices and the latest science, research, and innovations in addiction medicine from leading experts in the field. For the second year, ASAM is offering two-and-a-half-days of 60-75 hours of CME/CE/MOC, high-quality education, innovative topics, sessions, posters and supplemental virtual courses in a completely online platform.

ASAM Virtual.2021 begins at 10:00 am ET on Thursday, April 22, 2021, with the Opening Scientific Session and concludes at 2:00 pm ET on Saturday, April 24, 2021. Following the virtual event, registrants will have access to all content from ASAM Virtual.2021 on-demand for the next three years in the ASAM e-Learning Center.

ASAM Virtual.2021 Key Highlights

  • Inspiring, thought-provoking plenary sessions to kick off each day
  • New this year, seven concurrent sessions every hour throughout the day for a total of 70 concurrent sessions
  • Revamped session formats for maximum audience engagement and interaction with experts
  • Creative opportunities for fun and networking
  • Virtual Poster Hall with audio narration and live Q&A with poster authors
  • For the first time, a Virtual Exhibit Hall with robust company booths, fun giveaways and one-on-one video chats
  • Newly revamped, live and interactive pre-conference offerings, including Fundamentals and Motivational Interviewing Workshops, and the ever-popular Pain & Addiction Course
  • Access to all content on-demand for the next three years in the ASAM e-Learning Center following the virtual event

Learning Objectives

At the end of the virtual conference, participants should be able to:
  1. Identify and describe the new developments affecting the science, policy, and clinical practice of addiction medicine.
  2. Compare presented clinical guidelines/best practices with the participant's current practice and identify strengths or gaps.
  3. Analyze new research and science to develop practical applications for treatment or further research.
  4. Explain recent or upcoming policy changes and identify implications or areas for provider involvement.
  5. Create a network of professionals and a set of resources to support the participant's practice.

Who Should Attend

Healthcare professionals dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment and care, including:
  • Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Other Clinicians
  • Researchers and Academics
  • Residents, Fellows, and Students
  • Counselors and Policymakers

How to Get the Most Out of ASAM Virtual.2021 and Pre-Conference Courses:

  • Watch from the comfort of your home or office
  • Use a desktop or laptop that has a microphone and camera to maximize your virtual experience. Mobile devices can work but are not recommended.
  • Ensure you have a stable internet connection with plenty of bandwidth for streaming. Consider using a wired internet connection.
  • Make sure your internet browser is on the most recent version. Chrome or Firefox are preferred.
  • Plan to attend as much of the virtual sessions as you can, and when you can’t, remember the sessions will be available on-demand later!

CME for Annual Conference and Three Pre-Conference Offerings 

The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This activity has been approved for 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.