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Maryland-DC Society of Addiction Medicine

Maryland-DC Society of Addiction Medicine

A Chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine

The Maryland-DC Society of Addiction Medicine (MDDCSAM) is a Chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM.) ASAM, founded in 1954, is a professional medical society representing over 7,000 physicians, clinicians and associated professionals in the field of addiction medicine. ASAM is dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction.

Our Mission

To provide a medium for physicians, medical trainees, and other healthcare providers with special interests in Addiction Medicine to meet and address issues of mutual interest and concern.

Corporate Partnership Program

MDDCSAM Corporate Partnership Program in the Addiction Medicine Community

Our partnership program provides addiction specialists with valuable personal and professional resources that help them thrive, while offering businesses opportunities to develop quality leads and strategic connections with decision-makers.

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Your Voice in Annapolis & DC

As a Chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, MDDCSAM advocates as the voice of addiction medicine in Annapolis and Washington D.C. We are leading the movement to transform addiction treatment infrastructure and expand access to research-validated, results-based care.

MDDSCAM Resources, Reports & News

Covid 19 Resources

Every effort is being made by MDDCSAM staff to keep this guidance up to date, but we recommend always referring to MDH, CDC, and ASAM guidance for the most recent information.

Chapter Newsletters

View the Latest Education News from MDDCSAM. A source of timely, useful news briefings of top stories for addiction medicine combined with ASAM developments in education, advocacy, state chapter news, and more.

Advocacy Reports

View the summaries of Maryland General Assembly Bills of Interest, along with links to MDDCSAM’s Written Testimony.

Resources for the Public

Patient and Treatment Resources for Members of the Public. This information is provided as a resource for members of the public.


The largest leading professional society in addiction medicine.