Alma Ramic, MD received training in Addiction Medicine/Psychiatry at the University of Illinois, Chicago. She is currently serving as the Medical Director of Addiction Services and Opioid Treatment Program for the Hines Veterans Affairs (VA) and as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Director of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship at Loyola University Medical School. She works daily with veterans who suffer from complex medical and mental health disorders, including addiction. In addition to working directly in an Opioid Treatment Program (methadone clinic), she oversees an Addiction Treatment Program and a Residential Program. All three of these programs work closely with the Veteran Justice Outreach (VJO) program. She has been quite active in a variety of Hines VA Committees.
Outside of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Dr. Ramic has worked at the Cook County Department of Correction where she has provided daily mental health treatment in a variety of settings within the Cook County Correctional System. She has worked with multi-disciplinary teams for care provided in the correctional system.
Dr. Ramic has been serving as the Director of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship at Loyola University and Site Director of the Addiction Medicine/Psychiatry Clerkship at the Hines VA. She has been teaching and collaboratively working with medical education leaders on improving education in addiction to medical students, residents, fellows, and other disciplines (nursing, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists). She has been active in various work groups and committees for ASAM and ISAM. She is now an active member of the ISAM Board of Directors.