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6th Annual ASAM Educational

May 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the Connecticut State Medical Society, and the ABAM Fellowship Journal Club invite physicians in residency or fellowship to compete in the 6th Annual ASAM Educational, a competitive slideshow presentation.

Purpose: Develop awareness of how addiction presents itself throughout all specialties of medicine

Inquiry: How does addiction affect your patients in a clinical setting, and how may this translate into your clinical knowledge and understanding of substance use disorders?

Guidance: Presentations can be submitted by an individual or group. Please refer to the ASAM Definition of Addiction, as well as the competition guidelines and Seven Pearls for Engaging Slide Design.

— Presenters may only use 10 slides (not including title and references) in PowerPoint format

— Presentations may not be more than 10 minutes

Process: All submissions will be converted to posters to be displayed during the poster session preceding the main event. The Executive Committee of ASAM will select two finalists in each new category (Early Learners – includes PGY 1, PGY2, PGY 3; Seasoned Learners – includes PGY 4, Fellows, and physicians in practice for no more than 2 years) to present to the judges and attendees.  All entrants are expected to be present during the poster session.

Submissions are due April 19, 2017 – send your presentation to CTChapterASAM@gmail.com.


First Place in each category: $500

Second Place in each category: $250

All Entrants will receive a $25 Amazon gift card, as well a poster version of their presentation


May 17, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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CSMS Offices
127 Washington Street - East Building, 3rd Floor
North Haven, CT 06473 United States


Catherine Wagner


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