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ACMT Facts


The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) is a professional, nonprofit association of approximately 800 physicians with recognized expertise in medical toxicology.

  • Recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties in 1993
  • ACMT is the primary organization that serves Medical Toxicologists
  • There are currently 28 Medical Toxicology Fellowship Programs
  • ACMT supports multiple resident and medical student rotations and clerkships
  • Focused on the diagnosis, management, and prevention of many toxicologic disorders including but not limited to:
Drug and medication overdose
Intoxication from drugs of abuse
Identifying and treating emerging drugs of abuse
Chemical exposures
Addiction management and the opioid epidemic
Adverse drug reactions and adverse drug events
Occupational exposures
Environmental toxins
Biologic agents and warfare agents
Forensic toxicology