2023 Medical Toxicology Lifelong Learning Assessment
Includes a Live Web Event on 07/26/2023 at 1:00 PM (EDT)
- Non-member - Tier I - $125
- Non-member - Tier II - $125
- Non-member - Tier III - $125
- Non-member - Tier IV - $125
- Member - Tier I - $25
- Member - Tier II - $25
- Member - Tier III - $25
- Member - Tier IV - $25
The ABMS Medical Toxicology Subboard facilitates continuous learning by identifying a set of Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment (LLSA) readings every other year to guide diplomats in self-study of seminal Medical Toxicology literature. The 2023 ACMT/AACT LLSA Webinar on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 from 1-3pm ET will provide a dynamic and comprehensive review of these articles, as well as the ability to sit for the 2023 Toxicology LLSA test.
Does the LLSA Still Count? Medial Toxicology Board Re-Certification is undergoing a change; switching to modules, like what has occurred in Emergency Medicine. However, through the 2026 Re-Certification exam, the LLSA tests (2 of them) can represent one of the required four modules. Thus, LLSA tests are still pertinent to Board Re-Certification if the user desires. And…not even counting the Board exam, the LLSA review is simply a great review of pertinent literature!
Co-Hosted by Kurt Kleinschmidt, MD and Kapil Sharma, MD. Other presenters include Brandon Warrick, MD; Brandon Wills, DO; and Evan Schwarz, MD. After the presenters have reviewed the articles, participants may remain on the webinar and take the test together.
The material review and the taking of the test will occur over a two-hour period. Of note, the same review will occur at NACCT this Fall.
Kurt C. Kleinschmidt, MD, FACMT, FASAM
Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Kurt C. Kleinschmidt, MD, FACMT, FASAM is a Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He is a faculty member in the Division of Medical Toxicology. His areas of interest include Substance Use Disorders and snake envenomations. He graduated from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in 1986, completed his emergency medicine residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in 1990, and finished a clinical fellowship in Medical Toxicology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 1999. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine (1991), Medical Toxicology (2002), and Addiction Medicine (2016). He became the Medical Director of the Perinatal Intervention Program in Parkland Health and Hospital system in 2016. He served as the Toxicology Program Director from 2004-2018 and as the Toxicology Division Chief from 2004-2020.
Evan Schwarz, MD, FACMT
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles
Dr. Schwarz attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, before completing a residency in Emergency Medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, Missouri. After residency, he completed a fellowship in Medical Toxicology at the University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine in Dallas, Texas, before returning to Missouri where he was an Advisory Dean and the Medical Toxicology Division Chief and Fellowship Director at Washington University. In 2023, he took a position in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for ACMT.
Kapil Sharma, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Kapil Sharma, MD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in snake envenomation, environmental and occupational toxicology, and industrial chemical exposure. Dr. Sharma earned his medical degree at Northeastern Ohio Medical University. He completed a residency in emergency medicine and a fellowship in medical toxicology, both at UT Southwestern. Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine in medical toxicology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2010. Dr. Sharma is Co-Director of the Outpatient Medical Toxicology Clinic at UT Southwestern. He serves on several UTSW committees, including the institutional biosafety committee, he’s a member of American College of Emergency Physicians, the American College of Medical Toxicology, and the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology. Dr. Sharma has delivered numerous national and regional invited lectures, contributed to the sixth edition of Textbook of Critical Care, and published a number of academic articles.
Brandon Warrick, MD
University of New Mexico
Brandon J. Warrick, MD is an emergency medicine physician in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University of New Mexico Hospitals and UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of South Dakota School of Medicine and has been in practice between 11-20 years.
Brandon Wills, DO, MS, FACEP, FACMT
Medical Toxicology Fellowship Director
Virginia Commonwealth University
Brandon Wills, DO, MS, FACEP, FACMT received his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and master’s degree in exercise physiology from the University of Colorado and medical degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. After completing an emergency medicine residency, including Chief Resident year, at the Akron General Medical Center, he did a fellowship in medical toxicology at the Cook County Hospital/Toxikon Consortium in Chicago, IL. Dr. Wills joined the VCUfaculty in 2009 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. He was appointed Director of the Medical Toxicology Fellowship in 2011 and was promoted to Associate Professor the following year.
In his role as Fellowship Director, Dr. Wills has mentored many fellows over the past 11 years who have gone on to take leadership positions in clinical toxicology at other academic centers. He consistently receives the highest evaluations from fellows and residents alike for his teaching style and dedication. He has received numerous department teaching awards including the Distinguished Faculty Award, the Tim Evans faculty teaching award, and the Golden Apple Award. In addition to his work within the toxicology fellowship, Dr. Wills also serves as the Chair of the Clinical Competency Committee for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program. His academic scholarship is impressive with authorship on numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, as well as having given many local, regional, and national presentations. He is a member of the Board of Trustees for the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology and serves as a member of the Medical Toxicology Milestones 2.0 Work Group for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
- participation in the live virtual event
Per ABEM regulations, this webinar will NOT be recorded and made available after the live event. This activity is a live virtual event only.
Continuing Education credits are not available for this activity.
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