ISAM Committees

ISAM members are encouraged to join individual committees by contacting the committee chairman.

Membership Categories

Full Members – Physicians practicing Addiction Medicine
Join and/or chair any task force/committee including Board positions.

Associate Members – Allied Health Professionals making a contribution to Addiction Medicine
May join any Committee/Task Force but not chair nor run for Board positions.

Membership Rates
Based on a 4-Category system of $150US, $100US, $50US and $25US, using the World Bank economic listing of countries

Full Membership Benefits

  • NIDA-ISAM Grants in Aid of Travel fellowships for annual meetings
  • International communication network with colleagues
  • Discounted member registration rates (- 10 %) for Annual and Regional Meetings
  • Professional validation, teaching, accreditation and discount (approx. 15 %) certification exam
  • Newsletter and online copy of Substance Abuse journal

Affiliated Societies
National societies on addiction field are welcomed to join as affiliated societies to ISAM. The advantages and dues (per World Bank categories) can be found at

ISAM Conflict of Interest and Disclosure policy:
ISAM strives to conduct all of its business in a manner that is transparent to its members and the general public to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigour in all its administrative, logistical and sponsored educational activities. Board members of ISAM are required to declare possible conflict of interest annually.