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Preliminary Agenda

The 2021 ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting will be held virtually, April 14-16, 2021. Registered attendees will be given access to the online event portal in April 2021. Below is the preliminary agenda for the event. All times listed are in Eastern Time Zone (ET).

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

9:45 - 10:00 AM ET
Welcome & Introductions
10:00 - 11:00 AM ET
Platform Session 1
11:00 - 12:00 PM ET
A History of Pandemic Response: Are Those Who Forget the Past Condemned to Repeat It?
Gigi Kwik Gronvall, PhD, Senior Scholar, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
12:00 - 12:30 PM ET
Break
12:30 - 1:00 PM ET Moderated Poster Forum 1
1:00 - 1:30 PM ET
Amanitas of the Northwest
B. Zane Horowitz, MD, FACMT, Associate Medical Director for the Oregon-Alaska-Guam Poison Centers; Medical Director, Utah Poison Control Center; Professor of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
1:30 - 2:00 PM ET

The Beirut Explosion: Emergency Response and Toxicological Implications
Ziad Kazzi, MD, FACMT, Board Member, American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT); President, Middle East & North Africa Clinical Toxicology Association (MENATOX); Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Tharwat El Zahran, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Co-director of Toxicology Service, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
2:00 - 2:30 PM ET
Break
2:30 - 3:00 PM ET
Snakes, CroFab, AnaVip, Oh My
Michelle Ruha, MD, FACMT, President, American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT); Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Section Chief for Addiction Medicine, Banner--University Medical Center Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
3:00 - 3:30 PM ET
Aluminum Adjuvants: Advocates and “Advocants”
Laurie Halmo, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Sections of Medical Toxicology and Hospital Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
3:30 - 4:00 PM ET
Moderated Poster Forum 2
4:00 - 4:30 PM ET
Break
4:30 - 4:50 PM ET

Professional Development I. Toxicology: Where We Are, Where We Are Headed
Jeff Lapoint, DO, Director of the Division of Medical Toxicology, Emergency Medicine Physician, Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA
4:50 - 5:10 PM ET
 
Professional Development II. Getting the Boss on Board: Aligning your Toxicology Goals with the Academic Chair
Patil Armenian, MD, Co-Director of Medical Toxicology, Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Fresno, CA
5:10 - 5:30 PM ET
Professional Development III. Toxicology for the People: Creating a Successful Community-Based Practice
Todd M. Phillips, MD, Emergency Medicine Physician, Chief, Division of Medical Toxicology, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, TX
5:30 - 6:30 PM ET
Antidote Updates: Lewisite, Cobinamide & Hydroxocobalamin, Calmangafodipir
Mohammad Athar, PhD, Senior Scientist, Co-Director, University of Alabama Skin Disease Research Center; Vice-Chair for Basic Research, Professor, University of Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Center, Birmingham, AL
Vikhyat S. Bebarta, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine - Medical Toxicology and Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
James W. Dear, PhD, Senior Clinical Lecturer, Centre for Cardiovascular Science, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

Thursday, April 15, 2021

9:45 - 10:00 AM ET Announcements
10:00 - 11:00 AM ET Platform Session 2 
11:00 - 11:45 AM ET Ellenhorn Award
11:45 - 12:15 PM ET Break
12:15 - 12:45 PM ET
Moderated Poster Forum 3
12:45 - 1:45 PM ET
AACT Panel. A Global Approach to Extracorporeal Removal of Poisons
Joshua King, MD, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Jeanna M. Marraffa, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT, Senior Instructional Support Specialist of Emergency Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
1:45 - 2:15 PM ET Break 
2:15 - 2:45 PM ET Moderated Poster Forum 4
 2:45 - 4:15 PM ET

Critical Care Case Panel

Kardiac Katastrophe: Where Does the Potassium Go, and For How Long?
Carolyn Fox, MD, Fellow, Atrium Health's Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC

Wide and Altered
Powell Graham, MD, Fellow, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MAThe Mistaken Methylxanthine Snack: Accidental Massive

Guarana Ingestion in a Pediatric Patient
Jennifer Love, MD, Fellow, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR

4:15 - 4:45 PM ET
Break
4:45 - 6:15 PM ET Open Mic Competition

Friday, March 16, 2021

9:45 - 10:00 AM ET Announcements
10:00 - 11:00 AM ET Lightning Oral Session
11:00 - 12:00 PM ET

International Panel. Tox Around the World in 60 Minutes: Advocating for Toxicology
Moderator: Todd Phillips, MD, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX
Panelists:
Ziad Kazzi, MD, FACMT, Board Member, American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT); President, Middle East & North Africa Clinical Toxicology Association (MENATOX); Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Badria Al Hatali, MBBS, Royal Hospital, Oman, Jordan
Ashish Bhalla, MD, MBBS, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

12:00 - 12:30 PM ET
Break
12:30 - 1:00 PM ET
Moderated Poster Forum 5
1:00 - 1:20 PM ET
Northern Exposure: Alaska Village Health Aide Program
B. Zane Horowitz, MD, FACMT, Associate Medical Director of Oregon-Alaska-Guam Poison Centers; Medical Director of Utah Poison Control Center; Professor of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
Robert G. Hendrickson, MD, FACMT, FACEP, FAACT, Program Director of Emergency Medicine Toxicology Fellowship; Associate Medical Director of Oregon Poison Center; Professor of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
1:20 - 1:40 PM ET
Update from the CDC Division of Overdose Prevention 
Alana Vivolo-Kantor, PhD, MPH, Lead Health Scientist, Division of Overdose Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
1:40 - 2:30 PM ET

To Seize or Not to Seize: That is the Question
Brian Patrick Murray, DO, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Benjamin A. Willenbring, MD, Faculty Physician, Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology, Regions Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency; Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN
Rebecca E. Bruccoleri, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
2:30 - 3:00 PM ET
Break
3:00 - 3:30 PM ET
Moderated Poster Forum 6
3:30 - 5:00 PM ET MedTox Shark Tank
5:00 - 5:10 PM ET
Break
5:10 - 6:00 PM ET
Late Breaking Topic: Adverse Effects of COVID Therapeutics
Jeffrey Brent, MD, PhD, FACMT, FAACT, Principal Investigator/Director, Toxicology Investigators Consortium (ToxIC); Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, CO
Paul M. Wax, MD, FACMT, Executive Director, American College of Medical Toxicology and Medical Toxicology Foundation; Clinical Professor in Emergency Medicine, University of Texas, Southwestern School of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ