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EMED 4029: Clinical Toxicology

Sage Wiener, MD Course Director: Sage Wiener, M.D.
Computer Code: 92572
Course Location: Kings County
Registration Information:Sage Wiener, M.D
Telephone Contact: 718-245-2975
Fax: 718-245-4799
Email Address:
Course Timing
Month Offered: Jan
Duration: 4 weeks
Hours per week:  
Weekdays: Monday - Friday, will meet twice per week
No. of Students: Min 5, Max 20
Visiting Students Accepted: Yes (Not Incl DMC Stud.)
Course Type: Clinical
Prerequisites: Completion of First 2 Years, Medicine, Emergency Medicine
Procedure for Evaluation Of Students: Participation and Observation, Written Examination, Oral Presentation
Course Description
Students will attend lectures on important topics in medical toxicology. Class would be held twice per week for 1.5 to 2 hours for a total of 4 hours per week. There will be required readings and a 10-page paper. A final examination will be given on the last day. Grading will be pass/fail. Students will go to the New York City Poison Center (Bellevue) and answer calls with the poison specialists for a total of 20 hours. They will also attend the monthly conference with Dr. Wiener on the first Thursday of the month from 2PM-4PM in lieu of lecture that day. Students will perform weekly bedside teaching rounds in the Emergency Departments of King's County Hospital and University Hospital at Brooklyn. Class will be held twice per week for 3-4 hours for a total of 6-8 hours.