Addiction Medicine: The Urgent Need for Trained Physicians


U.S. Representative Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05),Co-Chair, Congressional Prescription Drug Abuse Caucus

U.S. Representative Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05), Co-Chair, Congressional Prescription Drug Abuse Caucus


Check Out the Proceedings of the 9/26/17 Congressional Briefing

Addiction Medicine: The Urgent Need for Trained Physicians

 The Addiction Medicine Foundation hosted a Congressional Briefing September 26, 2017 to inform lawmakers and staff about the newly recognized medical field of Addiction Medicine which will add qualified, credentialed expert physicians to the interdisciplinary workforce addressing America’s unhealthy and deadly substance use problem.


Co-hosts for the Briefing were The Congressional Prescription Drug Abuse Caucus, The Congressional Addiction Treatment and Recovery Caucus, and the Congressional Bipartisan Heroin Task Force.


To view the list of speakers, (click here)

*To view the full video of the Briefing, (click here)

*To view the slides presented, (click here)

*To view other supporting documentation (click here)

*To view event photos (click here)


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Fellowship Training Opportunities

A number of addiction medicine fellowship programs around the U.S. are currently accepting applications for the coming year, and several have immediate openings. See the full listing for further information.


Fellowships Now Recruiting

Compendium of Educational Objectives

Accredited Fellowships


Candidates are encouraged to contact the fellowships directly for further information and application materials. For additional questions, please contact The Addiction Medicine Foundation National Center for Physician Training in Addiction Medicine:

ACGME Application Now Available for Addiction Medicine Fellowship Accreditation

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has now launched the application process for addiction medicine fellowship accreditation.

Testimony on Senate Bill 860

Drs. Sheryl Ryan, Chief Adolescent Medicine and Leslie Walker-Harding, Chair of the Department of Pediatrics Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center testified before the PA Judiciary Committee on March 26th on the need for support to build the addiction medicine workforce.  Drs. Ryan and Walker-Harding are developing a new addiction medicine fellowship training program at Penn State Hershey and will apply directly to ACGME for accreditation…

NEW! Available from TAMFNo-cost CME on Prevention and Early Intervention.

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