Medical Toxicology

The Medical Toxicology Department at the University of Virginia is comprised of four components:  The Blue Ridge Poison Center, where nurses and doctors are available by phone – 24-hour, 365 days a year – free, confidential information and advice on poisoning for the general public and healthcare professionals;  the Center for Clinical Toxicology provides 24-hour physician consult services for patients with complex toxicological problems; the division’s Medical Toxicology Education offers rotation service for medicine and pharmacy fellows and residents; and the division’s Medical Toxicology Research arm of the operation performs a broad range of research including clinical, epidemiological, and basic science research.

Wilderness Medicine Course

This intensive course will introduce students to the epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical practice of Wilderness Medicine: the care of patients in austere environments lacking typical health care resources, often under harsh conditions.
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ToxTalks is a monthly newsletter for health-care professionals who manage poisoned patients. The articles are written by specialists at the UVA Health System’s Division of Medical Toxicology.
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Clinical Toxicology Center

The University of Virginia’s Clinical Toxicology provides 24-hour consults to health care professionals on a wide range of conditions including: medication overdose, drug interactions, herbal toxicity, envenomations, occupational exposures and environmental toxicity.
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Toxicology Fellowship

The Medical Toxicology Fellowship is a GME funded fully accredited fellowship with a curriculum that is designed to take advantage of the numerous opportunities at the University of Virginia.

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