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The ACMT Fellows-in-Training Research Symposium is an integral part of the ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting. Each Fellow-in-Training who participates will be given 10 minutes for an oral presentation that should ideally emphasize the crafting of the study hypothesis and the proposed study methodology, data collection, and analytic techniques of a research proposal. Each presentation will be made in the presence of senior medical toxicology faculty for constructive comments and feedback. This session hopes to offer the Fellow-in-Training valuable insight that could strengthen their proposed research project.

The Research Symposium offers many benefits to the trainee including:

  • Valuable public speaking experience
  • Reputation-building and networking among peers and prospective employers
  • Constructive critique of research ideas and methodology
  • Exposure to other creative research processes 
Where & When:
Two concurrent sessions on Friday, March 31st from 2:00-3:00pm in the Grand Ballroom and the Pinnacle Room

Session 1 - Grand Ballroom

Moderators: William "Russ" Kerns, MD, FACMT, Carolinas Medical Center, Davidson, NC; Ann-Jeannette Geib, MD, FACMT, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
Cynthia Koh, MD
Second Year Fellow, University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA
Measurement of Residual Charcoal in Container after Administration In High Fidelity Patient Simulation Evaluation for Improvement after Education
Brett Cherrington, MD
First Year Fellow, SUNY Upstate
Syracuse, NY
Use of Phosphatidylethanol (PEth) in Prediction of Risk of Development of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome in Trauma Patients
Joshua Shulman, MD
Second Year Fellow, University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA

Session 2 - Pinnacle Room

Moderators: Louise Kao, MD, FACMT, Indiana Poison Center, Indianapolis, IN, Fiona Garlich, MD, FACMT, Santa Monica, CA, Eric Lavonas, MD, FACMT, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, Denver, CO
Urinary gadolinium levels; A possible indicator of long term retention after contrast enhanced MRIs
Dalia Alwasiyah, MD
Second Year Fellow, Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, NC
Paramedic-based naloxone distribution
Eike Blohm, MD
Second Year Fellow, University of Massachusetts
Worcester, MA
Use of real-time audiovisual streaming technology to facilitate substance use disorder evaluation in the emergency department after opioid overdose
Jeffrey Lai, MD
First Year Fellow, University of Massachusetts
Worcester, MA