ACAAM ADePT Pre and Post Tests In-training Exam

 Fellows will block two clinical days to take the exam without distractions. This evidence-based, referenced, online Addiction Medicine practice test is a cognitive assessment tool to identify areas of strengths and  weaknesses for Addiction Medicine knowledge and a helpful exercise preparing for the Addiction Medicine certification examination.

Windy City Addiction Medicine/Addiction Psychiatry Journal Club
  • Monthly virtual meeting with other addiction medicine / addiction psychiatry fellows in Chicago; supervised by Dr. Nicholas Chien
ACAAM Weekly Didactic Series
  • National Addiction Medicine Curriculum Series every Wednesday, 1–3 PM CST
  • Upon completion of session evaluation, fellow attests to attendance or viewing a recording to receive a certificate to be shared with Program Director
The 2022 ASAM REVIEW COURSE (July 22 - 24, 2022)
  • Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk | Chicago, IL

The course offers two-and-a-half days of lectures and networking events from Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 24. The session topics are mapped to the addiction medicine exam blueprint and feature an outstanding lineup of faculty. Following the event, all sessions will be available on-demand for the next three years in ASAM’s e-Learning Center

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) 54th Annual Conference - Innovations in Addiction Medicine and Science (Apr 13 - 16, 2023)
  • Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland

The ASAM Annual Conference is the nation’s premier event providing the latest innovations and scientific developments in addiction medicine

Pregnant and Parenting Patients Affected by Substance Use Disorders Improving Quality of Care Through our Education and Training
  • 7-part virtual educational series
Rush Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Patient Safety & Quality Case Conference
  • Monthly departmental conference
  • Fellows participate in at least one
Rush Psychiatry Residency Lecture Series: Addiction Medicine
  • Various Wednesdays 11:30 AM -12:30 PM
  • Fellows teach many of these classes
The University of Chicago ECHO-Chicago pm Hepatitis C Course Series**
  • Ten-session series addressing best practices taught by University of Chicago Medicine content expert
University of Washington Hepatitis C Online Course Series **
  • Web-based didactic from the University of Washington National Hepatitis Training Center, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Carle Addiction Grand Rounds Series **
  • Virtual series of 6 high-yield topics in addiction medicine
  • Rush Addiction Medicine Faculty provides some of these lectures
Rush Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds**
  • Weekly departmental conference
In-person and virtual networking opportunities**
  • Including listserv access
  • Fellows are encouraged to apply for the ASAM Ruth Fox Scholarship
  • ASAM Hill Day Conference
  • For fellows interested in advocacy and policy
    • Numerous opportunities to join ASAM national committees
    • ISAM (IL Society of Addiction Medicine) actively mentors addiction medicine fellows, offering leadership opportunities

** Optional