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2018 ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting Preliminary Agenda

Friday, April 6, 2018

07:00 – 07:45 AM     Registration & Continental Breakfast
 
07:45 – 08:00 AM     ASM Welcome & Introductions
Charles McKay, MD, FACMT, President, American College of Medical Toxicology
Paul W. Wax, MD, FACMT, Executive Director, American College of Medical Toxicology
Ayrn D. O'Connor, MD, FACMT, Banner-University Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
 
08:00 – 09:00 AM     Platform Session 1
                               
09:00 – 09:45 AM     Alternative Medicine: Science vs. Pseudoscience
Steven Salzberg, PhD, MS, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, and Biostatistics; Director of the Center for Computational Biology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
 
09:45 – 10:15 AM     Naturopathic Nightmares: A Case-Based Discussion
Moderator: Ayrn D. O'Connor, MD, FACMT, Banner-University Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ 
Keith Burkhart, MD, FAACT, FACMT, FACEP, Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine; Lead Medical Officer, FDA/CDER/OTS/Office of Clinical Pharmacology/Division of Applied Regulatory Science, Silver Spring, MD
Michael Levine, MD, FAAEM, FACMT, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine; Chief, Toxicology Division, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Steven Salzberg, PhD, MS, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, and Biostatistics; Director of the Center for Computational Biology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
 
10:15 – 11:15 AM     Poster Session 1 with Authors
 
11:15 – 12:00 PM     Reefer Madness: Update on THC and Driving Impairment
Marilyn Heustis, PhD, MS, AB, Senior Investigator; Chief, Chemistry and Drug Metabolism Section, Biomedical Research Center, Baltimore, MD
 
12:00 – 01:30 PM     International Plenary Sessions
European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists (EAPCCT)
Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology (APAMT)
Middle East North Africa Clinical Toxicology Association (MENATOX)
 
01:30 – 03:30 PM     FIT Research Forum "MedTox Shark Tank"
 
05:00 – 06:00 PM     ACMT Business Meeting
 
06:00 – 07:30 PM     President's Reception
 

Saturday, April 7, 2018

 
07:00 – 07:50 AM     Continental Breakfast
 
07:50 – 08:00 AM     Housekeeping Announcements
Andrew Stolbach, MD, FACMT, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
 
08:00 – 09:00 AM     Platform Session 2
                               
09:00 – 09:45 AM     Ellenhorn Award
TBA
 
09:45 – 10:30 AM     Risings Seas, Declining Health: Climate Change & Pediatric Medicine
Jerry Paulson, MD, Professor, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health, Department of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC
 
10:30 – 11:30 AM     Poster Session 2 with Authors
 
11:30 – 12:00 PM     Informatics & Drugs of Abuse
Lidiya Stavitskaya, PhD, Computational Toxicologist / Medicinal Chemist, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD
 
12:00 – 01:30 PM     Professional Development Breakout Sessions - 2 Options
 
Option 1 (Two 45-minute Sessions)
 
Friend or Foe: Social Media in Medical Toxicology
Megan Spyres, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
 
Avoiding Fake News: Interacting with the Media as a Medical Toxicologist
Vivi Abrams Siegel, MPH, Associate Director for Communications, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
 
Option 2 (One 90-minute Workshop)
 
Mentorship Workshop: How to Balance Clinical Time while Achieving Academic Promotion
Luanne Thorndyke, MD, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Professor of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
 
01:30 – 02:30 PM     FIT Lecture
TBA
 
01:30 – 04:30 PM     Medical Toxicology Foundation (MTF) Medical Student Track with local EMSIG
 
04:30 – 05:45 PM     FIT Open Mic
Moderator: Trevonne Thompson, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FACMT, Associate Professor, The Toxikon Consortium/University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
 

Sunday, April 8, 2018

 
07:00 – 07:50 AM     Continental Breakfast
 
07:50 – 08:00 AM     Housekeeping Announcements
Ayrn D. O'Connor, MD, FACMT, Banner-University Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
 
08:00 – 09:00 AM     Platform Session 3
                               
09:00 – 09:45 AM     The Physician Advocate: Advocacy and Medical Toxicology
Arthur Kellermann, MD, MPH, Dean, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
 
09:45 – 10:30 AM     Tuning In To the Potassium Channel: Drug-Induced QTc Prolongation
David Strauss, MD, PhD, Director, Division of Applied Regulatory Science, Food and Drug Administration, Washington, DC
 
10:30 – 11:30 AM     Poster Session 3 with Authors
 
11:30 – 12:00 PM     Neuroglobin: A New Antidote for Carbon-Monoxide Poisoning
Jason Rose, MD, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
 
12:00 – 01:00 PM     Town Hall: Late-Breaking Topic