about Merf

MERF was established in 1981 to increase and improve the education of physicians about alcoholism and other drug dependencies— specifically about the evidence, the science base, and how to apply it with patients. We particularly stress the clinical continuum of diagnosis, treatment and recovery for the patient and their family members

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MERF participants

Learn about MERF from the comments of those who have participated in our mentored learning experiences at conferences in the past.

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2018 Mentored Learning Experience Scholarships

Application submission period EXTENDED to August 3rd.

MERF will provide 72 scholarships for mentored learning experiences at the 2018 State of the Art in Addiction Medicine Conference as part of the CA Hub & Spoke System: Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Expansion Project. 

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Poster Abstract Submissions

MERF and the CSAM Committee on Education are currently reviewing all poster abstract submissions. The MERF Board of Directors will follow up with all applicants before the end of July.


support MERF

Contact MERF at:
merfadmin @ gmail.com