An Absolute Game-Changer: Addiction as an Officially Recognized Subspecialty

THE FIX (4/7) – The complicated relationship between organized medicine and addiction took a significant turn for the better on March 14th, when the American Board of Medical Specialties officially recognized addiction medicine as a subspecialty. After years of advocacy by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) and The Addiction Medicine Foundation (TAMF) this recognition should have a significant impact on the way that substance use disorders are managed by the medical community. Read more

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