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Become a member of CSAM - SMCA

Become a member of CSAM - SMCA

Access a large network of physicians and allied health professionals working in the field of Addiction Medicine, receive special registration rates for Annual National Conference and Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Day and an online notice for issues of the Canadian Journal of Addiction.

CSAM-SMCA membership does not entail an endorsement of the individual member’s opinion nor any organizational business interest.

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Joint Meeting: ISAM and CSAM-SMCA XXVII Annual Meeting & Scientific Conference 2016

We are excited to announce our 2016 joint conference with the International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM). Our colleagues from Quebec are busily enlisting the local resources. One of our scientific tracks will highlight presentations in French – which should be of specific appeal to attendants who are Francophone. International plenary speakers, including Dr. Nora Volkow, Dr. Pedro Ruiz, Dr. Amine Benyamina, Dr. Kathleen Brady and Dr. Julie Bruneau have readily accepted our invitations. Others are being approached.

Please set aside the dates of October 20-22, 2016 and join us in beautiful Montreal.

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Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine October 23, 2016

We will be running the CSAM Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine Course on Sunday, October 23rd, 2016 post the CSAM-SMCA Annual meeting.

As in prior years, the Fundamentals of Addiction Medicine is a one-day program offered highlighting key topics (alcohol, nicotine, opioids, benzos, marijuana) in addiction medicine practice.

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Get the Latest Canadian Journal of Addiction

  • The Canadian Journal of Addiction: Volume 7, Number 2 – June 2016

    The Canadian Journal of Addiction: Volume 7, Number 2 – June 2016

    June 03, 2016

  • The Canadian Journal of Addiction: Volume 7, Number 1 – February 2016 (Special Edition: Opioid Issue)

    The Canadian Journal of Addiction: Volume 7, Number 1 – February 2016 (Special Edition: Opioid Issue)

    March 08, 2016

  • The Canadian Journal of Addiction: Volume 6, Number 3 – December 2015 (Special Edition: Prison Issue)

    The Canadian Journal of Addiction: Volume 6, Number 3 – December 2015 (Special Edition: Prison Issue)

    December 22, 2015

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    Changes to the ABAM Certification Process

    July 6

    Information Concerning Changes to the ABAM Certifications Process. The Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine recognizes that certification forms an important component of credentialing in addiction medicine. CSAM presently offers a certificate process which is based on the successful completion of either the ABAM or ISAM examination. We currently do not have an examination of our […]

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    Addiction Medicine Recognized!

    May 2

    On March 14, 2016, Addiction Medicine was formally recognized as a new sub-specialty by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) under the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM).  This recognizes addiction as a preventable and treatable disease, helping to shed the stigma of misunderstanding that has long plagued it and provides a new career option […]

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