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Leadership and ACMT

Medical toxicologists are stewards of the public health. In this role they have a responsibility to assure that appropriate public health authorities are informed of situations or occurrences that may represent an imminent and unrecognized risk to public health.

Society confers a special level of trust, respect, and deference to physicians. Medical toxicologists should always act in a dignified and honorable way respectful of this public trust.