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Toxicology for Medical Students

The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) in collaboration with University of California-Irvine Emergency Medicine Interest Group (EMIG) presents "Toxicology for Medical Students" at the ACMT's 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting. Come get an inside look at the specialty of Medical Toxicology from leading experts.

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Saturday March 19, 2016

1:30-1:35 PM      Introductions

1:35-2:00 PM      Historical Use & Misuse of Plants as Medicines – Case Studies: Papaver somniferum; Erythroxylum coca

Jeffrey R. Suchard, MD, FACMT, Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology; Director, Medical Toxicology; Director, UC Irvine School of Medicine

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2:00-2:30 PM      Pediatric Toxicology Cases

Michele M. Burns, MD, MPH, FACMT, Medical Director of the Poison Control Center for Massachusetts & Rhode Island, Harvard Medical Toxicology Fellowship Director/Chief of the In-Patient Toxicology Program, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

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2:30-2:50 PM       Toxicology USMLE Hints

David A. Tanen, MD, FACMT, Senior Faculty Member, Professor of Medicine, UCLA-Harbor View, Torrance, CA

2:50-3:20 PM      Surf and Turf Envenomations

Christian A. Tomaszewski, MD, MS, MBA, FACEP, FACMT, FIFEM, Professor of Clnical Emergency Medicine, Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Attending in Medical Toxicology and Hyperbarics, UC San Diego Health Sciences, San Diego, CA

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3:20-3:30 PM      Break

3:30-3:50 PM     Toxic Physiology

Cyrus Rangan, MD, FACMT, Assistant Medical Director, California Poison Control System, Los Angeles, CA

3:50-4:20 PM      Occupational Toxicology Cases

Stephen W. Munday, MD, MPH, FACMT, Clinical Assistant Professor, UCSD, aConsulting Toxicologist for the California Poison Control System, San Diego Division, San Diego, CA

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4:20-4:30 PM      Closing Remarks & Questions

4:30-5:45 PM      Open Mic (Medical Toxicology Fellows)

Organizing Committee:

Michele M. Burns, MD, MPH, FACMT, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Clelia Clark, MS2, University of California-Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA
Ziad N. Kazzi, MD, FACMT, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Stephen W. Munday, MD, MPH, FACMT, Sharp-Rees Stealy Medical Group, San Diego, CA