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CMS Announces a Unique Specialty Code for Medical Toxicology
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has established a unique specialty code for Medical Toxicology (C8-PHY) effective October 1, 2017. Existing enrolled Toxicologists who want to update...
ACMT Seminar in Forensic Toxicology
ACMT and The Fredric Rieders Family Foundation present the 2017 “Seminar in Forensic Toxicology: Opioids, Toxicology, and the Law: Medical-Legal Aspects of the Opioid Epidemic." Registration is now...
ACMT Quality Measure Taskforce Update
As many of you know, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has initiated the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) which uses negative payment adjustments to promote reporting of Quality...
Research Highlights from ASM 2017
At ASM 2017, 120 abstracts were presented. Twelve platforms recounted research on cutting edge topics including analytics, basic science, biomarkers, envenomation, and novel antidotes. The overall acceptance...
ASM 2017 Awards
Brittany Chapman wins Best Platform Presentation Award at ASM 2017 Brittany Chapman, BSc, received the award for her presentation “A Novel Oral Fluid Assay for the Detection of Fentanyl After Suspected...
ACMT Member Jennifer Lowry Meets with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt
On May 24, Jennifer Lowry, MD, FACMT, and Karen Remley, MD, (Executive Director, AAP) were invited to meet with Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the EPA, Ruth Etzel (Director, Office of Children's Health...
ACMT Industry Section
ACMT is seeking committee members who are currently involved in industry to help rebuild this ACMT section. This is an often-overlooked career avenue for fellows to pursue. Our goals for the section...
ACMT Interns 2017-18
Welcome ACMT Board Interns Hannah Malashock, MD, and Sarah Shafer, MD. Hannah Malashock, MD, is a current Medical Toxicology fellow at Banner University Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona. She completed...
What's New at JMT
In addition to our new JMT Editorial Board Intern Dr. Jaiva Larsen, MD, another big change on our editorial board that deserves mention is the bittersweet departure of Dan Rusyniak, MD, FACMT, of Indiana...
ACMT Member News
Steve Offerman, MD, FACMT, was awarded the Sidney R. Garfield Exceptional Contribution Award by The Permanente Medical Group. This award, named for the physician founder of Kaiser Permanente and one of...
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