Mission & Vision

VaSAM Mission

The mission of VaSAM is to provide a medium for Virginia physicians and medical trainees with special interests in addiction medicine to meet and address issues of mutual interest.

VaSAM Purpose

The purpose of VaSAM shall be:

  • to enable networking with colleagues in addiction medicine
  • to provide closer liaison between VaSAM members and the national activities of ASAM
  • to provide liaison to other Virginia physicians and physician societies regarding addiction medicine issues
  • to increase public awareness in Virginia about the existence and vitality of physician specialty of addiction medicine
  • to increase public awareness in Virginia about problems related to addiction
  • to promote professionalism in the delivery of services to patients with problems which result from addiction
  • to be a physician resource for state and national public policy issues that affect addiction medicine services and patients with addiction.
Mission & Vision