University of Connecticut School of Medicine Division of Medical Toxicology/Pois

Contact Information

263 Farmington Avenue , Farmington, CT 06032, UNITED STATES


Medical School Affiliation
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
John Dempsey Hospital (and Hartford Hospital, CT Children's Medical Center)
Clinical Venues
Regional Poison Center (contact through telephone/teleconference); Other; Inpatient Consultation Service; On-Site Poison Center (within primary location)
Fellowship Director
Charles McKay
Fellowship Director Email
Clerkship Director
Charles McKay
Clerkship Director Email
Deborah Dow
Coordinator Email
Best Contact Method
Rotator Start Dates
Beginning of each month
Number of Rotators per Block
Typical Rotation Lengths
4 weeks
Hours per Week
Rotation activities begin at 9AM and conclude about 4-5PM on weekdays.On-call availability on one weekend is offered, but not required.
Special Features of the Rotation
1) Provide after-hours emergency coverage for multiplace hyperbaric oxygen facility. 2) Monthly laboratory-based toxicology interactions with state laboratories (Public Health, Public Safety, Medical Examiner's Office). 3) Evaluation of air quality and ot
Medical Student Eligibility
US and International Students; 4th Year Medical Students; 3rd Year Medical Students
Resident Fellow Eligibility
International Physicians; Pediatric Residents; Internal Medicine Residents; Other; Pharmacy; Fellows (Other Sub-Specialties); Emergency Medicine Residents
Rotation Open to Medical Toxicology Fellows From Other Programs?
Number of Medical Toxicology Fellows
How Many Board Certified Medical Toxicologists Are Actively Involved As Faculty For The Rotation?
4 (an additional 7 provide on-call coverage or participate in some didactics)
Rotator Fee
Not currently, although all foreign students and FMG physicians must provide their own funding
Should the rotator have malpractice coverage from their home institution?
Housing Assistance Available
What level of training is your program available to for residents?