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AMA Credit Designation Statement

The American Society of Addiction Medicine is reviewing NNESAM’s application for this blended (live and online) activity for a maximum of 6 hours for each of the following designations:  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ANCC Contact Hours, NBCC Credit Hours, ACPE Contact Hours and ASWB ACE CE Credits. Conference attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACCME Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint provision of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and the Northern New England Society of Addiction Medicine. The American Society of Addiction Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  ASAM is also accredited to provide continuing professional education for nurses, certified counselors, pharmacists and social workers.

*To Claim Credit: Following the Scientific Session, an Evaluation Form link will be emailed to all attendees. This form must be submitted in order to receive a Certificate of Completion.


CME Committee Reviewer

Planning Committee

  • Chair – C. Frederick Lord, MD, NNESAM President, ASAM Felloe– No relevant financial relationships
  • Molly Rossignol, DO, NNESAM member, ASAM Immediate Past President – No relevant financial relationships
  • Judy Burk, MD, NNESAM member, ASAM Fellow – No relevant financial relationships
  • Karen Lavoie, APRN, NNESAM member – No relevant financial relationships
  • Peter Deutsch, NCC/AP – MAC (Master Addiction Counselor), LADC, and CADC- No relevant financial relationships
  • Stephanie Nichols, PharmD, MPH, BCPP, FCCP, NNESAM member- No relevant financial relationships
  • Darren Bishop, LCSW- No relevant financial relationships


  • Marc Potenza, MD, ISAM President-Elect- Potentially relevant financial relationships reported: Opiant – Board Member; Baria-Tek – Consultant; Novartis – Patent application with/through Yale; Idorsia – Consultant
  • Elisabeth Mock, MD, MPH, ASAM Fellow, NNESAM member No relevant financial relationships
  • David E. Smith, MD, ASAM Fellow and Past President
  • Andrew Seefeld, MD, NNESAM member- No relevant financial relationships
  • David de Gijsel, MD, MPH, MSc, NNESAM member, ASAM Fellow
  • Cornel Stanciu, MD, NNESAM member, ASAM Fellow- No relevant financial relationships  

Disclosure Information

In accordance with disclosure policies of ASAM and the ACCME, the effort is made to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all CME/CE activities. These policies include mitigating all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies for the Planning Committees and Presenters. All activity Planning Committee member and Presenters have disclosed relevant financial relationship information. The ASAM CE Committee has reviewed these disclosures and determined that the relationships are not inappropriate in the context of their respective presentations and are not inconsistent with the educational goals and integrity of the activity.

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