AACT Signs On to Letter Advocating Increased Patient Access to Buprenorphine

Together with fourteen other organizations, the AACT signed this letter to the Health and Human Services Acting Secretary. Sign-on letter to Acting Secretary Cochran on Practice Guidelines for Prescribing Buprenorphine – 01.27.21

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The EAPCCT Congress 2021

The 41st EAPCCT Congress will be a virtual event. Our custom is to welcome the Clinical Toxicology world to a great European location to share our science and experience in person and to build friendships at social events. However, a virtual congress also facilitates participation…

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NACCT After the Fact CE Available

NACCT 2020 After the Fact CE is available. All NACCT and pre-symposia attendees who purchased CE, have access to all sessions through AACT’s new online learning portal. Attendees have access to the courses with the same email address they used to access the 2020 NACCT…

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Webinar: Toxicology in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Lessons Can We Learn?

Virtual Webinar March 25, 2021 9:40 AM – 4:00 PM This one-day course, instructed by the dynamic faculty from the NYU Ronald O. Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine and the New York City Poison Control Center, is intended for learners of all backgrounds who have an interest…

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EAPCCT 2021, Virtual Congress 25 to 28 May 2021 is underway!

EAPCCT Congress 2021 – an update! Planning for the EAPCCT’s first completely virtual congress to be held near you (!) in late May 2021 is now well underway. Your abstracts are under review, and Lotte Høgberg is gamely working to solve the extremely complex puzzle…

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AACT in the Militiary

I’m most thankful for the personal connections that I’ve made during my military service.  The friends and colleagues that I’ve made over the last 20 years are steadfast.  They’re always there to help me solve leadership challenges, complex clinical problems, or any other issue that…

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AACT in the Military

Serving as an emergency physician and medical toxicologist in the United States Air Force in Afghanistan (2011) was an amazing experience. It was an honor for me to resuscitate patients, relieve pain and suffering, and provide the care my patients needed. While deployed I was…

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AACT Position Statement on the Benadryl® Challenge

Recently there have been reports of severe adverse outcomes after social media popularized “Benadryl® Challenge.”  Diphenhydramine, often sold under the brand name Benadryl®, is a powerful antihistamine that is available over the counter.  Individuals have intentionally ingested large amounts of diphenhydramine while recording the effects…

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AACT announces a new strategic plan and revised mission.

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release July 2020 McLean, VA – The American Academy of Clinical Toxicology has announced a new strategic plan and revised mission statement. AACT’s new mission statement is to champion the advancement of treatment, research, education, and prevention of poisoning injury caused by…

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News Regarding AACT Member J. Ward Donovan

J. Ward Donovan died peacefully surrounded by his family on June 27, 2020 after courageously battling cancer. Ward was a pioneer and natural leader in Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology. Ward completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at M.S. Hershey Medical Center and in a few short…

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