Addiction Psychiatry for Addiction Medicine Providers

This workshop, part of the Addiction Medicine Review Course 201, is a collaboration between the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) and California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM). The goal is to teach clinically relevant addiction psychiatry interventions to non-psychiatric addiction medicine providers. The workshop will include didactic information on psychopharmacology for individuals with co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorder, breakout discussions of cases, and an interactive Q&A session.


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Target Audience

  1. Physicians practicing addiction medicine who want a deeper understanding of psychiatric issues relating to substance use disorder.
  2. Clinicians working working with patients with co-occurring addiction and other psychiatric disorders.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand alternative assessment and treatment approaches for individuals with co-occurring substance use disorder and unipolar depression, bipolar disorder, psychosis, PTSD, anxiety disorders, and ADHD
  2. Implement basic psychopharmacology heuristics for individuals with co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders
  3. Develop understanding of brief psychotherapeutic interventions that naturally lend themselves to integration into a medical model
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA Category 1
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
  1. Introductory Remarks
  2. SUD & Anxiety / SUD & ADHD -- Mike Hoefer​, MD
  3. SUD & MDD / SUD & BAD – Martin Leamon​, MD
  4. SUD & Psychosis / SUD & Personality Disorders -- Brian Hurley​, MD
  5. Q&A 

Michael Hoefer, MD 
Dr. Michael Hoefer is the Program Director of the UCSF Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship and Medical Director of the Opioid Treatment Program at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. He is also the Chair of the Education Committee for the American Academy of Addiction Psychiary. He received his professional training from the UCSF General Psychiatry Residency and Yale Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship. His areas of interest are medical education, pharmacologic treatments for opioid use disorder, best practices in clinical drug testing, and motivational interviewing.

Brian Hurley, MD, MBA, DFASAM
Brian Hurley, MD, MBA, DFASAM is an addition psychiatrist and the Director of Addiction Medicine for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. Brian is currently a Director at Large for the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and gives presentations around the world related to addiction medicine. He has served in various positions on the Board of Directors of ASAM for fifteen years and was ASAM's Treasurer from 2015-2019. He is a volunteer clinical faculty as an Assistant Professor of Addiction Medicine in the UCLA Department of Family Medicine. He additionally serves on the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology’s Addiction Psychiatry examination writing committee. Brian completed the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and was previously a UCLA - Veterans Administration National Quality Scholar at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. He completed a fellowship program in addiction psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine. He completed residency training at the Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital, where he was Chief Resident in Addiction Psychiatry. Brian is a former National President of the American Medical Student Association.

Martin Leamon, MD
Dr. Leamon is a Health Science Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at University of California, Davis, where he is the addiction psychiatrist for UC Davis Health and the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Additionally, he is heavily involved in undergraduate and postgraduate physician and other medical professional education. He has authored/co-authored over 90 academic works and peer-reviewed publications on substance-related disorders and education-related topics, and has consulted to local and state governmental organizations. Dr. Leamon received his MD from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Psychiatry at Letterman Army Medical Center


  1. Michael Hoefer, MD - Nothing to disclose
  2. Brian Hurley, MD, MBA, DFASAM - Nothing to disclose
  3. Martin Leamon, MD - Nothing to disclose

The California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CSAM takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

CSAM designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Continuing education credit is available for psychologists, therapists, substance use counselors, nurses and physician assistants.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA Category 1
  • 2.00 Attendance


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