ISAM in Brief

ISAM in Brief Flyer – English

The International Society of Addiction Medicine, ISAM, is an international fellowship of physicians was founded in 1998 and is committed to:

  • Advancement of knowledge about Addiction as seen as a treatable disease
  • 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 Activities

2020 Victoria, BC, Canada: Nov 12-14, 2020 Joint meeting ISAM – CSAM


2021 Valletta, Malta: Sep 28 – Oct 1, 2021


2022  TBA


  • 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

Visit the ISAM website: www.isamweb.org  to be informed of  upcoming events and activities