Background

About the Medical Toxicology Foundation (MTF)

The Medical Toxicology Foundation (MTF), is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established by ACMT in 2009. The MTF provides multiple opportunities for to further education and training in medical toxicology through travel awards to ACMT’s Annual Scientific Meeting, research, education, and practice grants, a fellowship rotation in industry program, and collaborations with other medical associations.

About the American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT)

Founded in 1993, the American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) is a professional, nonprofit member association, and the primary organization that serves Medical Toxicologists. Membership is comprised of physicians board certified in medical toxicology, and others with recognized expertise in the specialty. Learn more about membership categories and eligibility. ACMT works to advance the field of medical toxicology through support of education, research, and practice. Learn more about ACMT.

About Medical Toxicology

Medical Toxicology is a field of medicine dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of poisoned and envenomated patients. This also includes adverse health effects of medications, occupational and environmental toxins, and biological agents. Medical Toxicology is an officially recognized subspecialty by the American Board of Medical Specialties. Learn more about medical toxicology.

Mission, Vision & Values

Vision Statement

To be the leading sponsor of toxicology research and education for improved patient care.

Mission Statement

To advance research and education in the prevention and treatment of patients adversely impacted by drugs, chemicals, and natural toxins.


The Value of Medical Toxicology

The field of medical toxicology connects specialty knowledge obtained through research and practice to people exposed to harmful chemicals, environmental hazards, and natural toxins and/or to those dealing with drug abuse or addiction issues. Although they play diverse roles and serve in many different sectors, medical toxicologists often specialize in emergency medicine, pediatrics and/or occupational medicine.

The Value of the Medical Toxicology Foundation

Donors, private foundations, and corporations contribute to the MTF via an annual fund, major gifts, grants, and other channels to fund research, education, and practice programs/initiatives. Contributions made to the MTF are tax-deductible as allowed by prevailing laws. Support the MTF and medical toxicology, make a donation today.