Addiction Medicine Updates


Nation Gains More Fellowships – The latest approvals by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education boost the number addiction fellowship programs to a new level.


Additional Fellowships Accredited by ACGME – 25 fellowships are now accredited by ACGME, including a new program in Puerto Rico


Dire Need for Training – An in-depth article in The New York Times calls attention to the need for training and the role of fellowships.


Milestones Comment Period Extended to Oct 1 – To give ACGME feedback on the draft Addiction Medicine Milestones and Supplemental Guide, please go to:


TAMF Joins National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Opioid Epidemic – Dr. Brennan speaks at opening meeting to develop collective strategies.


Journal Focuses on Addiction Medicine – TAMF leaders edit July issue of Medical Clinics of North America.


Research News — Fellowship faculty contribute to new studies on pharmacotherapy after opioid overdose and in pregnant women.


Loan Repayment Act Passes in House – Would repay up to $250,000 in education debt for addiction professionals in high-need areas.


Congressional Bills Would Support Addiction Careers – Legislation has been introduced to provide funding for fellowship training and loan repayment for practice in high-need areas.


Fellowships Making News – UCSF fellow Hannah Snyder, MD, featured in San Francisco Chronicle.


TAMF at Medical Student Honor Society in Puerto Rico  – Dr. Brennan invited to address students at Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine


Medicine Responds to Addiction: Implementing Physician Training – Landmark national meeting sponsored by The Addiction Medicine Foundation in partnership with NIAAA, NIDA & SAMHSA


Addiction Medicine: The Urgent Need for Trained Physicians – Capitol Hill briefing co-hosted with the Congressional Prescription Drug Abuse Caucus, Congressional Treatment and Recovery Caucus, and Congressional Bipartisan Heroin Task Force


Fellowships for Workforce Development – Pennsylvania Senate testimony by Dr. Sheryl Ryan and Dr. Leslie Walker-Harding of Penn State Hershey Medical Center


Certification & Training Help Workforce Growth –Pediatric News story with Dr. Lon Hays, TAMF President


Game Changer for Addiction Medicine – MEDPAGE TODAY interview with Dr. Timothy Brennan, TAMF Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs



Fellowship Training Opportunities

Most addiction medicine fellowship programs are now accepting applications for 2019-20 (see the full listing for further information).  In addition, several programs still have flexible openings for candidates to start this year.


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.


MOC & Educational Products


Gain access to the highest quality, evidence-based CMEs in Addiction Medicine for a yearly rate of $250 through The Addiction Medicine MOC & Educational Portal 


All of the activities have been developed and/or vetted by addiction medicine fellowship directors and academic faculty experts without industry support or influence.


Here’s what you’ll have access to:


Over 400 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ 
203 CME credits included
216 CME credits:  Additional cost may apply


Addiction e-Practice Test (ADePT): A psychometrically sound, 300 question, referenced, online Addiction Medicine Board prep tool


To learn more, click here.