Ensuring physicians are trained so patients and families have access to treatment for addictive disorders in all healthcare settings.
- Expert physicians will be available to provide specialty treatment for those with severe and complicated disease.
- Physicians are available to provide consultation to other physicians caring for patients and their families who suffer from addictive disorders and from their medical and psychiatric consequences.
- Prevention, screening, and treatment will be integrated into graduate medical education and America’s health care system.
- Create National Center for Physician Training in Addiction Medicine by Fall 2013.
- Achieve recognition of addition medicine as a recognized specialty, and part of the mainstream of American medicine by 2018.
- Serve as a catalyst to secure sustaining support for sixty-five (65) resident training programs by 2020, or 125 by 2025 .