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The American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) provides healthcare professionals the education and tools needed to make a real impact on people’s lives.

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Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

AAAP's 30th Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium registration is now open!

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Membership

Membership

Be part of the leading organization for Addiction Psychiatry on the cutting edge of knowledge, policy, and information.

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Fellowships

Fellowships

ABPN offers certification in the subspecialty of Addiction Psychiatry to physicians who have completed accredited residency programs in general psychiatry.

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Our Grants

Our Grants

AAAP is the lead organization directing two SAMHSA grants with a coalition of national professional organizations nationwide.

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Addiction is a growing epidemic.
It demands a growing base of knowledge.

We are committed to strengthening Addiction Psychiatry specialty training, fostering careers in Addition Psychiatry, and promoting evidence-based practices in the prevention,  treatment and recovery for patients.

Addictions and Their Treatment

Addictions and Their Treatment

The Addictions and Their Treatment course is an intensive three-day course. This course helps health providers to prepare for their boards or simply gain comprehensive knowledge in addictions to enhance their clinical practice.

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Advanced Courses

Advanced Courses

AAAP is offering two advanced courses in 2019 for healthcare professionals who want to expand their expertise and clinical practices in the area of addiction psychiatry.

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MOC <br />Requirements

MOC
Requirements

AAAP has been in the forefront of developing MOC activities for the last two years. Our goal is to help our members and affiliates demonstrate ongoing lifelong learning in Addiction Psychiatry as well as competence in their practice.

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SMI Adviser

SMI Adviser

Working together, AAAP and SMI Adviser have curated a collection of online courses, resources, and expertise to help addiction psychiatrists provide evidence-based care to people who have serious mental illness (SMI).

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