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ACMT Membership Categories and Eligibility

Please see below for an overview of the membership options available with ACMT. After you confirm that you meet the criteria, click the title of the category in which you are eligible, complete the online membership application, and submit with your dues payment through our secure website.

Depending on your membership category, additional material may be required to complete your application, such as letters of reference. If this is the case, you will receive an email notification with instructions on how to submit the additional material. After your complete application is received and approved by the ACMT National Office and/or ACMT Membership Committee, you will receive an email welcome letter with your login and password to begin enjoying your ACMT membership.

Full Membership

$440.00 Annual Dues

Available to physicians who have:

(1) Been certified in the subspecialty of Medical Toxicology by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM), the American Board of Pediatrics, the American Board of Preventive Medicine, or

(2) Completed a two-year medical toxicology fellowship accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and received the Certificate of Added Qualifications in Medical Toxicology from the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM), or

(3) Been certified by the former American Board of Medical Toxicology.

All members in good standing shall have the right to vote, and be eligible to be Directors and Officers.

Associate Membership

$90.00 Annual Dues

Physicians who have successfully completed a residency training program in a primary medical specialty, and who are enrolled in a training program in medical toxicology that has been approved by the ACGME, are eligible to become Associate Members. Associate membership eligibility is also extended to candidates who have completed such a fellowship program but who have not yet passed or not eligible to take the ABMS-approved certification exam in Medical Toxicology. Associate membership shall be limited to a maximum of six years, unless an extension is granted by the Membership Committee and approved by the Board. Associate members shall pay reduced dues and shall enjoy all the privileges of membership except that they shall not have the right to vote or to hold office or become Fellows. 

Affiliate Membership

$240.00 Annual Dues

Either licensed physicians or non-physicians with an advanced-level degree or ABAT certification that either works in a field related to medical toxicology or has demonstrated significant interest in medical toxicology is eligible to apply for Affiliate membership. Affiliate members would enjoy all the privileges of membership, except that they shall not have the right to vote or to hold office or to become a Fellow of the College. Affiliate members shall be approved by the Membership Committee.

View Affiliate Membership Brochure

Affiliate member applicants are required to provide three referrals (at least one reference needs to be from a current ACMT member). If you are an ABAT member, only one reference is required. Please contact us at membership@acmt.net if you have trouble procuring the ACMT references. We will be happy to help you, if needed.

Resident Membership

$40.00 Annual Dues

Available to physicians who are currently enrolled in a training program in any medical specialty. Resident members shall pay reduced dues and enjoy all of the privileges of membership except that they shall not have the right to vote, hold office or become Fellows. Resident membership will be limited by the duration of the individual's training program. 

Medical Student Membership

$25.00 Annual Dues

Medical students enrolled in a medical school are eligible to become Medical Student Members. Medical Student members shall pay reduced dues and enjoy all of the privileges of membership except that they shall not have the right to vote, hold office or become Fellows. Medical student membership will be limited by the duration of the individual's training program.

International Membership

$240.00 Annual Dues

Physicians in countries outside the United States, who practice medical toxicology as a substantial portion of their professional activities, may be eligible for membership as International Members. Prospective International Members shall be approved by the Membership Committee and shall enjoy all the privileges of Full membership except that they shall not have the right to vote or to hold office. International member applicants are required to provide three referrals (at least one reference needs to be from a current ACMT member). 
 
To be eligible for membership under this pathway, a candidate must demonstrate that: (1) One of the following criteria are met: (a) More than half of his/her practice of medical toxicology takes place outside the United States, or (b) He/she is ineligible to take the ABMS or AOBEM board certification examinations because he/she completed either residency or fellowship training outside the United States, and (2) He or she has completed a training program in a primary specialty equivalent to a residency training program in the United States, and (3) He or she is actively engaged in the practice of Medical Toxicology.
 
In addition, International Members become eligible for the honorary designation of Fellow of the College (FACMT) after four years of International Membership, once they have achieved certain professional accomplishments as determined by the membership.

International Affiliate Membership

$240.00 Annual Dues

Either licensed physicians or non-physicians with an advanced-level degree, in countries outside the United States, that either works in a field related to medical toxicology or has demonstrated significant interest in medical toxicology are eligible to apply for International Affiliate membership. Prospective International Affiliate Members shall be approved by the Membership Committee and shall enjoy all the privileges of membership except that they shall not have the right to vote or to hold office, and they are not eligible for designation of Fellow of the College (FACMT). International Affiliate member applicants are required to provide three referrals (at least one reference needs to be from a current ACMT member). 

International Membership in Developing Countries

$60.00 Annual Dues

All eligibility requirements and criteria are the same as International or International Affiliate membership, however the Developing Countries special membership rate is available to toxicologists in countries defined as low and lower-middle income by the World Bank. This enables these toxicologists, for whom the cost of membership is outside of their means, to access toxicology resources and network with colleagues from around the world. 

Click here for a list of World Bank countries in low-income and lower middle-income economies. 

 

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