ISAM in Brief

The International Society of Addiction Medicine, ISAM, is an international fellowship of physicians  founded in 1998 and committed to the advancement of knowledge about Addiction Medicine through the:
  • Recognition of physicians worldwide who have a major role to play in its management
  • Enhancement of the credibility of the physician’s role
  • Emphasis of the importance of educational activities

ISAM Information Brochure

ISAM ACTIVITIES

  • Annual Scientific Congress: October 4-7, 2022 Valletta, Malta
  • Provision of a membership-based forum for physicians worldwide
  • Biannual email Newsletters, informing members of ISAM activities and meetings
  • ISAM Committees and position papers on select topics relevant to practice methods
  • International Certification Exam in Addiction Medicine
  • Textbook of Addiction Treatment: International Perspectives
  • ISAM Fundamental Modules held annually
  • Regularly offered webinars

Governance

VISION

Global Excellence in Addiction Medicine

MISSION STATEMENT

A strong and forward looking society in addiction medicine that supports its members and affiliate organisations to deliver high-quality patient centered care all over the world.

VALUES

Our values underpin everything we do at ISAM:
Innovation  •  Respect  •  Excellence  •  Collaboration  •  Learning  •  Diverse

 

Organogram of Internal Structure

ISAM Global Congress

ISAM Conferences Themes and Locations

 

VISA information for Malta: https://deputyprimeminister.gov.mt/en/health-promotion/covid-19/Pages/travel.aspx 

 

Our Congress Learning Objectives:

At the end of this program the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss issues related to addiction (alcohol, cannabis, opioids) which are occurring globally
  2. Review advances and research in the field of addiction medicine around the world
  3. Apply updated treatment, management, and prevention concepts and strategies to their practice

 

The 2021 Annual ISAM Global Congress Abstracts and presentations will be available in the Members’ Only section under the Members Tab

Collaborating International Organizations

ADDICTION MEDICINE & PSYCHIATRY INTERNATIONAL SOCIETIES

EUFAS – European Federation of Addiction Societies

 

 

 

ICUDDRInternational Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction

 

INHSU – The International Network on Health and Hepatitis in Substance Users

 

WADDWorld Association of Dual Disorders 

 

WORLD PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION (WPA)wpanet.org  

 

INTERGOVERNMENTAL ADDICTION MEDICINE ORGANIZATIONS

EMCDDAEuropean Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

POMPIDOU GROUP – Pompidou Group