The State of the Art Conference 2018

San Francisco, California
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
The State of the Art Conference 2018
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 8:00 AM -
Saturday, September 01, 2018 1:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Hilton San Francisco Union Square
(415) 771-1400
333 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, California 94102
United States

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The State of the Art Conference (August 30 to September 1, 2018)
The California Society of Addiction Medicine's annual conference is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals who seek an advanced level of knowledge about the latest scientific and clinical advances in addiction medicine.  Join us at the Hilton Union Square in downtown San Francisco, August 29-September 1, 2018 at the start of Labor Day weekend. This year's Conference addresses:
•  Responding to the Opioid Epidemic: The Cutting Edge Of Science and Treatment
•  Putting Addiction Medicine into Practice: Integration into Systems
•  Psychoactive Medicine or Malady?
•  Beyond Nature & Nurture: Social Determinants of Addiction and Health
• The Addiction Practitioner’s Survival Guide: Tools and Perspectives for Success

Pre-Conference Workshops (August 29):
•  For those preparing for the Addiction Medicine Board Exam in October 2018, a full-day pre-Conference workshop is being offered. Participants receive exam preparation instructions, a web-based self-assessment tool with hundreds of board-style questions, and an online study guide. Half-day workshop include:
  • Advanced Topics in Buprenorphine Maintenance (morning) 
  • Integrative Addiction Medicine: Transformation Through Bio-Psycho-Spiritual Whole Person Care (morning)
  • Finding Your Voice in the Drug Policy Arena: Supervised Consumption Spaces as a Case Study (afternoon)
  • Keys to Clinician Wellness: Individual and Organizational Strategies for Wellbeing (afternoon)
  • Motivational Interviewing for Busy Clinicians (half-day) Keys to Clinician Wellness: Individual and Organizational Strategies for Wellbeing (afternoon)
Earn up to 25.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ 
19 for the Conference / 6.5 for Pre-Conference workshops

Opportunities from the Medical Education Research Foundation for the Treatment of Addiction (MERF)

Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • If you are unable to pay immediately with a credit card, your completing the online registration process will help us to take a payment and finalize your registration. 

    Contact to make arrangements to pay by check or purchase order, or call 415-764-4855 with your credit card number. Please pay by June 13, 2018 to secure the early fees shown in the Registration Fees tab. 

    Thank you!
    The Conference Team at CSAM