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: 2021: virtual Nov 19-20-21; 2022 Valletta, Malta; 2023 Marrakesh, Morocco
  • 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

MISSION STATEMENT

Global Excellence in Addiction Medicine

VISION

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

ISAM 2021 Global Congress

November 19-20-21, 2021

The Annual ISAM Global Congress will be virtual between November 19 and November 21, 2021. This global event is dedicated to providing world-class addiction medicine education and provides an exceptional opportunity to highlight new research, innovative practices, sociopolitical ideas and new approaches to treatment.

Our 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

2021 Registration grants:

NIDA grants

ISAM registration grants

Collaborating International Organizations

ADDICTION MEDICINE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETIES

EUFAS European Federation of Addiction Societies

ICUDDRInternational Consortium of Universities for Drug Demand Reduction

WADDWorld Association of Dual Disorders 

 

INTERGOVERNMENTAL ADDICTION MEDICINE ORGANIZATIONS

EMCDDAEuropean Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction