The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) honored 11 physicians and important leaders within the field of addiction medicine on April 8 at The ASAM 48th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
ASAM President, R. Jeffrey Goldsmith presented recipients with their award during the awards luncheon. Awardees were acknowledged for their service and contributions to the advancement of addiction medicine, public policy and education.
Maine’s own Dr. Mark Publicker MD, FASAM [Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine] received the ASAM Annual Award recognizing outstanding contributions to the growth and vitality of our society, for thoughtful leadership in the field, deep understanding of the art and science of addiction medicine, expanding the frontiers of the field of addiction medicine, and broadening our understanding of the addictive process, through research and innovation.
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