Addiction Medicine Board Review Course

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Key eligibility requirements to take the Addition Medicine Examinations (New diplomates)

  • Training or experience needed in Addiction Medicine: 2 Tracks Available
  1. Time in Practice Track
    • 1920 hours of relevant practice in addiction medicine at the subspecialty level
      • Needs to be completed 24 months prior to the application date for the exam year. The 1920 hours need to have been done within the last 5 years
      • Completed hours need not be continuous
    • Broad-based, professional activity with significant addiction medicine responsibility
      • Teaching, research and administration
      • Clinical care including the prevention and treatment of individuals at risk for substance use disorders
  1. Time in Training track: From Non-ACGME-Accredited Fellowship
    • Successful completion of at least 12 months of fellowship training by The Addiction Medicine Foundation (TAMF)
      • Documentation of the training curriculum
      • Description of applicant training experience
    • If TAMF-accredited fellowship training is shorter than 12 months, this time in training may be applied to the “Time in Practice” track
  • Additional Prerequisites
    • Current certification by an ABMS member board
    • Medical degree or equivalent
    • Medical licensure: current, unrestricted, and valid in the US or Canada
    • 5 years to take exam through the Practice Pathway track – last application year 2021

Current American Board of Addiction Medicine Diplomates

  • Required to meet all ABPM certification requirements
  • Required to apply for and take the ABPM subspecialty exam in addiction medicine
  • ABAM 2015 diplomates:
    1. Required to apply to ABPM for certification (2015 test-takers who have passed the ABAM exam will not need to take the exam again, but still need to apply through the ABPM)
    2. Passing score on 2015 ABAM Exam will meet ABPM Exam requirements IF
      • Meet all exam eligibility/certification requirements (e.g. licensure, training/practice, MD or equivalent, current ABMS board certification{
      • Apply during the 5 year practice pathway time period
    3. If the meet all ABPM requirements, certification effective date is January 1, 2018

*There is not an ACGME accredited fellowship program.  The process to accredit fellowship programs will begin in 2018.

*MOC requirements are not available until 2018. However, the requirements should follow the current requirements for ABPM subspecialties

  • Triple Trust Guarantee

    Pass Your ABPM® Board Exam or Receive:
    • A 100% Refund of Your Course Tuition
    • An Additional 10% Payment
    • Online Course Access Until You Pass, Tuition-Free!

  • High-Yield Content

    Laser-Focused Lectures: Beat The Boards! Addiction Medicine course will help you master the ABPM® exam material quickly and easily. This course features a comprehensive library of short video lectures that are precisely aligned to the Addiction Medicine Certification and MOC exam blueprints.  This way, you’ll focus on all of the exam topics and keywords with no wasted effort.

    The “QBL” Method: “Question-Based Learning” ensures that your review is 100% relevant to the ABPM® exam.  This proven method works by pairing multiple choice questions with related lectures, allowing you to review a topic before answering the corresponding question.

    Board-Experienced Faculty: The Addiction Medicine Certification and MOC courses feature board-certified faculty experienced in teaching Addiction Medicine board exam preparation. Thus, every lecture is up-to-date, medically accurate and entirely board-relevant.

    Detailed Course Companion: Easily follow along with lectures, make your own notes, and study offline with the convenient course syllabus. This well-organized reference includes all of the course material – including photographs, infographics, and MCQs – in PDF format. You can also choose a version of the Addiction Medicine course that includes a printed copy of the syllabus, shipped to you.

    CME: Earn 35 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ by participating in the Addiction Medicine online course. Your annual employer-provided educational funds may be used to cover the costs of this CME activity.

    PLEASE NOTE: The ABAM no longer offers Addiction Medicine Certification. In 2017 the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) takes over the role of offering Addiction Medicine Certification.

    THE GOOD NEWS: The ABPM is allowing a 5-year grace period during which time physicians may take the Addiction Medicine Certification Exam without completing a fellowship.

    MORE GOOD NEWS: The ABPM is accredited by the American Board of Medical Specialties.

  • Board-Style Practice Exams

    Comprehensive Question Bank: Included with this course are hundreds of Addiction Medicine multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Each question carefully follows the ABAM® board exam content outline and format, allowing you to test your exam preparedness while advancing your command of the exam content.

    Realistic Test Environment: Your patients test you every day – but not in the same way the ABAM® Addiction Medicine boards test you! You’ll prepare by taking practice tests in a format that’s just like the actual exam.

    Optimized for Learning: Unlike other Qbank MCQs, Beat The Boards! Addiction Medicine practice questions include detailed, referenced explanations. So you’re not only testing your knowledge of substance use disorders – you’re learning the “how” and “why” behind every question.

  • Anytime, Anywhere Access

    On-the-go Convenience: Imagine being able to fit your Addiction Medicine exam prep around your busy schedule. Now you can — with 24/7 online access optimized for smartphone, tablet, and desktop.

    Unlimited Repeat Viewing: Beat The Boards!’s flexible course interface lets you watch the lectures in any order, as many times as you need to. And rest assured, you’ll have plenty of time for your review with unlimited access for 12 months.

    Lecture Viewing Options: At any time, you can select from two lecture interface options: full view – with the lecture slides synchronized to the video of the speaker, or streaming audio – so you can listen at your convenience while driving or exercising.

  • Turn Worry Into Action - Register Now!

    You can register for your Addiction Medicine board exam course either online or by calling our offices at 877-225-8384. Your online and on-demand course dashboard, which you can access from any computer or mobile device, includes:

    • All course lectures, syllabus, and handouts
    • All board-style Addiction Medicine practice exams
    • The CME Vault for claiming and storing your CME certificates
    • Our famous Triple Trust Guarantee

    Do you know that the Addiction Medicine Certification Exam has only a 77% pass rate? With such a low pass rate, you don’t want to wing it. Please take a moment to register now for the proven – and guaranteed – prep resource that will get you over the top.


    Beat the Boards

    Jack Krasuski, MD
    Executive Director

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