2018 Mentored MAT Learning Experience
The Medical Education and Research Foundation for the Treatment of Addiction (MERF) has extended the deadline to apply for a MERF-MATES scholarship to August 3rd .

MERF Medication Assisted Treatment Expansion Scholars (MERF-MATES) will actively participate in mentored learning experiences throughout the California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) 2018 State of the Art Conference in Addiction Medicine , August 29th - September 1, 2018, in San Francisco, CA.

Application deadline extended to August 3, 2018


  • Complimentary conference registration
  • Stipend toward travel and lodging
  • 3.5 hour pre-conference workshop, "Motivational Interviewing for Busy Clinicians"
  • Facilitated small table discussions, sharing common MAT questions and approaches to exploring primary care solutions
  • 3 quarterly online journal clubs with articles presented by the author
Funding for MERF MATES provided by CA's Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) as a component of the CA Hub & Spoke System: Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Expansion Project.

´╗┐Reserve Your Hotel Room

CSAM has limited rooms available at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square , at the special rate of $235 for a single/double room. Call hotel at 415-771-1400 and ask to book a room using the code CSA to get the special rate.