ASAM Board Approves Dues Increase

The ASAM Board of Directors met Wednesday and took the following actions:

  • The Membership Committee increased the dues rate for the 2015 calendar year an average of 2-3 percent, depending on the member category.
  • The Membership Committee also made a motion to have Max Schneider, MD, FASAM, ABAM Diplomate, former ASAM President and Chair of the Ruth Fox Memorial Endowment Fund Committee, become an Emeritus Member. Throughout the years he has made significant contributions to the society.
  • The Board approved the Publications Council’s motion to approve production of a new society publication, tentatively titled The ASAM Addiction Medicine Handbook, which would be available next year.
  • The Board accepted the 2013 financial audit. ASAM received an unmodified opinion that states that all materials presented are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principals.