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Toxicology

2014-15 Section Officers:

Chair - Shawn Varney, MD, FACEP
Chair-elect - Sam Stellpflug, MD, FACEP
Secretary / Newsletter Editor - Chris Rosenbaum, MD, MS, FACEP
Immediate Past Chair - Jennifer Hannum, MD, FACEP
Councillor - Jennifer Hannum, MD, FACEP
Alternate Councillor - Eric J. Lavonas, MD, FACEP
 
Board Liaison - Robert E. O'Connor, MD, MPH, FACEP
Staff Liaison - Kathryn Mensah, MS

One of the objectives for the Section of Toxicology is to provide a forum for emergency physicians with an interest in clinical toxicology, and to further development of clinical toxicology as a subspecialty of emergency medicine.

For inquiries, questions, or comments about the section, please send an e-mail to the staff liaison.

Toxicology Section members may send an e-mail to all members of this section via the section e-list at tox.section@elist.acep.org  

 

ACEP Toxicology Antidote Mobile AppAntidoteApp

The Antidote app is a succinct resource designed for quick access to indications and dosing regimens for a variety of medications and antidotes used for common poisonings encountered by emergency care providers.  It was created by the Toxicology Section and funded by an ACEP Section Grant.  The app is equipped with a search function that allows you to search for specific antidotes by entering a variety of key words (for example, type in bb and several possible antidotes for beta blocker poisoning will come up). Alternatively, you can search for individual antidotes or scroll through an alphabetized list.  It also allows you to call the Poison Control center with the click of a button.

Download the app for free on your iOS and Android devices.

 

Toxicology Virtual Mentorship Program

The Medical Toxicology Virtual Mentorship Program aims to facilitate the development of a mentoring relationship between established toxicologists and individuals interested in pursuing further training in medical toxicology.

If you are interested in learning more or participating in this program visit the site today

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