Committees

Advanced Addiction Medicine Course

Held at OMED, online LMS and live. Past presidents to develop topics.

  • Dr. Anthony Dekker
  • Dr. Julie Kmiec
  • Dr. R. Gregory Lande
  • Dr. William Morrone
  • Dr. Stephen Wyatt

Advocacy

The purpose of this committee is to develop strategy for the AOAAM public policy agenda. The Committee will also review and approve any official Resolutions to the AOA House of Delegates.

  • Dr. Julie Kmiec

AOA House of Delegates

  • Dr. Julie Kmiec, Delegate
  • Dr. Jon Lepley, Alternate

ASAM Liaison

  • Dr. Marla Kushner

Communications

The purpose of this committee is to work with staff in the coordination of timelines and content of the AOAAM newsletter/BLOG and website. President’s column, past president’s column., committee reports, allied professional.

  • Dr. James Latronica

Education

The purpose of this committee is to establish Continuing Medical Education (CME) opportunities for members of the AOAAM, including Essentials of Addiction Medicine and online LMS programs. The Committee will annually identify the needs for CME, and plan appropriate programs to meet those needs, as well review of OMED, Essentials of Addiction Medicine Program and website posted slides to ensure CME compliance and appropriate content.

  • Dr. Jon Lepley, Chair
  • Dr. Adam Scioli

Fellow

  • Dr. William Murphy

Journal of Addictive Diseases

Responsibilities include drafting President’s Letter, review JAD policy and ensure AOAAM presence.

  • Dr. R. Gregory Lande, Editor-in-Chief
  • Dr. William Bograkos, Associate Editor
  • Dr. James Latronica, Associate Editor

Membership

The Membership Committee oversees the recruitment and retention programs for the association. Also, the committee evaluates, proposes and promotes services for the membership as well as facilitates regular membership telephonic meetings.

  • Dr. Darrin Mangiacarne

Membership - Student

The Student Membership Committee oversees the recruitment and retention of students and student chapters.

  • Dr. William Bograkos, Chair
  • Dr. Veronica Ridpath, Member

Nomination

  • Dr. R. Gregory Lande

OMED Program Chair


  • Dr. James Latronica, Chair
  • Dr. R. Gregory Lande, Co-chair

Past Presidents Council

The purpose of this council is to provide continuity, historical references and collective insight to the board.

  • Dr. William Bograkos
  • Dr. Michael Brooks
  • Dr. Anthony Dekker
  • Dr. Julie Kmiec
  • Dr. Margaret Kotz
  • Dr. R. Gregory Lande
  • Dr. William Morrone
  • Dr. Margot Waitz

PCSS-MAT

  • Dr. Stephen Wyatt, PI

SOR-TA

  • Dr. Julie Kmiec, PI

Physician Well-being

The committee will serve as a resource for members and will focus on resiliency, burnout prevention, impairment from mental health conditions and substance use disorders and preventing physician suicide. The committee seeks to consider topics for presentations to members, a member forum and other relevant resources for members.

The mission of the American Osteopathic Academy of Addiction Medicine is to improve the health of individuals and families burdened with the disease of addiction.

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