About the ISAM-CSAM 2020 Scientific Conference and Annual Meeting
The ISAM-CSAM 2020 Scientific Conference and Annual Meeting will now take place fully online! This means you can participate in our world-class addiction medicine educational programming from anywhere in the world.
Through plenary speakers, symposia, workshops, and professional development sessions that touch on all facets of addiction, you’ll learn the latest scientific research findings and clinical updates, from a global perspective. Sessions are planned on evidence-based treatments, neuroscience research, prevention strategies, and much more.
About the International Society of Addiction Medicine
The International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) strives to create a strong and forward-looking society in addiction medicine that supports its members and affiliate organizations to deliver high-quality patient-centered care all over the world. We have six core values that underpin everything we do: innovation, respect, excellence, collaboration, learning, and diversity.
About the Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine
The Canadian Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) educates health professionals in addiction medicine by developing and providing courses and conferences, conducting research, and establishing clinical standards. We also work to educate the public about the assessment, treatment, and prevention of addiction by collecting and disseminating information. Our members include physicians as well as health professionals from a range of disciplines such as pharmacists, nurses, social workers, and therapists.
OVERALL CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES:
By the completion of the virtual conference, participants will be able to:
- Describe new developments affecting the science, policy, and clinical practice of addiction medicine.
- Appreciate differences in the practice of addiction medicine in different areas of the country and around the world.
- List challenges and opportunities for the practice of addiction medicine during a pandemic
- Compare presented clinical guidelines/best practices with the participant's current practice and identify strengths or gaps.
- Analyze new research and science to develop practical applications for treatment or further research.