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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‘Traditional’ MERF Scholarships

MERF provides scholarships to residents and faculty to attend the 2022 California Society of Addiction Medicine Review Course in Addiction Medicine Conference. The 2022 CSAM Conference will be back to in-person this year on the following dates: (August 24 – 27, 2022).

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Poster Abstract Submissions

Watch for information about 2022 submissions.

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support MERF

Contact MERF at:
merfadmin @ gmail.com