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Preliminary Agenda

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's Board Review Course will be 100% virtual and live-streamed August 25-28, 2020. Agenda subject to change -- final agenda to be announced in early August. All times listed below are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

10:00 – 10:05 AM EDT
Opening Remarks
Paul M. Wax, MD, FACMT, Executive Director, American College of Medical Toxicology
10:05 – 10:15 AM EDT
Demystifying the Board Exam
Paul M. Wax, MD, FACMT, Executive Director, American College of Medical Toxicology
10:15 – 11:05 AM EDT
Pharmacokinetics & Toxicokinetics
JoAn Laes, MD, Addiction Medicine Physician, Hennepin Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN
11:05 – 11:35 AM EDT Alcohols & Glycols
Kurt C. Kleinschmidt, MD, FACMT, FASAM, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Chief, Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
11:35 – 11:45 AM EDT
Break 
11:45 – 12:25 PM EDT
Analytics & Forensics
Charles McKay, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Past President,  American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT); Associate Medical Director, CT Poison Control Center; Associate Clinical Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine; Farmington, CT
12:25 – 1:20 PM EDT Metals & Metalloids
Michael Levine, MD, FACMT, Associate Professor, Director of Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
1:20 – 2:20 PM EDT
Break for Lunch 
2:20 – 3:05 PM EDT
Endocrine
Samuel J. Stellpflug, MD, FACMT, Director, Twin Cities Medical Toxicology Fellowship; Asst. Dir., Regions Hospital Toxicology Education and Clinical Services; Faculty Physician, Emergency Medicine and Clinical Toxicology, Regions; Assoc. Prof. of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School; Toxicologist Consultant, Minnesota Poison Control, St. Paul, MN
3:05 – 3:35 PM EDT
Hydrocarbons
Kurt C. Kleinschmidt, MD, FACMT, FASAM, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Chief, Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
3:35 – 3:45 PM EDT  Break
3:45  – 4:25 PM EDT
Antimicrobials
Michele Burns, MD, MPH, FACMT, FAACT, FAAP, Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
4:25 – 5:00 PM EDT
Mushrooms & Marine
Ann Arens, MD, Minnesota Poison Control System, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

10:00 – 10:05 AM EDT Opening Remarks
10:05 – 10:55 AM EDT The Toxic House
Ashley Haynes, MD, University of Kansas, Wichita, KS
 10:55 – 11:45 AM EDT
Reproductive Tox & Teratology
Jeffrey Brent, MD, PhD, FACMT, FAACT, Distinguished Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, CO
 11:45 – 11:55 AM EDT  Break
11:55 – 12:35 PM EDT
Pesticides
Shaun Carstairs, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Emergency Medicine Physician & Medical Toxicologist, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
 12:35 – 1:05 PM EDT
Classic Toxins
Christina Hantsch, MD, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director of the Division of Toxicology, Director of Academic Affairs, Department of Emergency Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine; Medical Director of Toxicology, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
1:05 – 2:10 PM EDT  Break for Lunch
2:10 – 3:00 PM EDT
Inhalational Toxins & Asphyxiants
Jeffrey Brent, MD, PhD, FACMT, FAACT, Distinguished Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, CO
3:00 – 4:10 PM EDT
Plants & Herbals
Ashley HaynesMD, University of Kansas, Wichita, KS
4:10 – 4:30 PM EDT
Pediatric Toxicology
Michele Burns, MD, MPH, FACMT, FAACT, FAAP, Associate Physician in Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
7:00 – 8:00 PM EDT Virtual Quiz Bowl

Thursday, August 27, 2020

10:00 - 10:05 AM EDT Quiz Bowl Review & Awards
10:05 - 10:55 AM EDT
Warfare, Terrorism & Hazmat
Shaun Carstairs, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Emergency Medicine Physician & Medical Toxicologist, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
10:55 - 11:45 AM EDT Vitamins & Supplements
Ayrn O'Connor, MD, FACMT Professor of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, Director, Medical Toxicology Fellowship, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ
11:45 - 11:55 AM EDT Break
11:55 - 12:35 PM EDT Cardiovascular Toxins
William "Russ" Kerns, II, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Director, Division of Medical Toxicology, Carolinas Medical Center, Davidson, NC
12:35 - 1:15 PM EDT
Anesthetics, NMBs & Muscle Relaxants
Ayrn O'ConnorMD, FACMT Professor of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, Director, Medical Toxicology Fellowship, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ
1:15 - 2:15 PM EDT
Break for Lunch
2:15 - 3:15 PM EDT
Carcinogens
Jeffrey Brent, MD, PhD, FACMT, FAACT, Distinguished Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, CO
3:15 - 4:05 PM EDT
Envenomations
Michael Levine, MD, FACMT, Associate Professor, Director of Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
4:05 - 4:15 PM EDT Break 
4:15 - 5:00 PM EDT
Antipsychotics & Psychotropics
J.J. Rasimas, MD, PhD, FAPM, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Emergency Medicine, University of Minnesota; Medical Director of C-L Psychiatry, Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

 

Friday, August 28, 2020

10:00 - 10:05 AM EDT Housekeeping & Announcements
10:05 - 10:45 AM EDT
Gastrointerology & Hematology
Ayrn O'Connor, MD, FACMT Professor of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, Director, Medical Toxicology Fellowship, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, AZ
10:45 - 11:35 AM EDT
Chemotherapeutics
Shaun Carstairs, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Emergency Medicine Physician & Medical Toxicologist, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA

11:35 - 11:45 AM EDT

Break
11:45 - 12:25 PM EDT
Anticonvulsants
Daniel J. Sessions, MD, Emergency Care Consultants, Minneapolis, MN; Medical Toxicologist, South Texas Poison Center, San Antonio, TX
12:25 - 1:05 PM EDT
Drugs of Abuse & Withdrawal
JoAn Laes, MD, Addiction Medicine Physician, Hennepin Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN
1:05 - 2:10 PM EDT
 
Break or Lunch
 2:10 - 3:00 PM EDT
Assessment & Population Health
Jeffrey Brent, MD, PhD, FACMT, FAACT, Distinguished Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine and Colorado School of Public Health, Aurora, CO
 3:00 - 3:50 PM EDT 
Miscellaneous Toxins
Evan Schwarz, MD, FACMT, FACEP, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology Fellowship Director and Section Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
 3:50 - 4:00 PM EDT            Break
4:00 - 5:00 PM EDT
Interactive Town Hall Q&A - All Speakers