International Medical Toxicology Fellowship

The International Medical Toxicology (MT) Fellowship Program, trains International Medical Graduates over a 24-month period in the field of medical toxicology.

Program Competencies

Program Competencies

After completion of the training program, Medical Toxicology fellows will achieve competency in the following topic areas:

  • The assessment and management of acutely and chronically poisoned patients
  • The mechanism of action, clinical indications, and proper use of antidotes and antivenoms
  • The evaluation of public health outbreaks
  • Administrative operations at a Poison Center
  • Toxicological laboratory testing methods
  • The clinical indications and management of patients receiving extracorporeal methods, such as hemodialysis and plasmapheresis, to enhance the clearance of toxicants
  • Chemical-Biological-Radiological-Nuclear-Explosives (CBRNE) terrorism preparedness and response
  • Clinical care of HAZMAT victims
  • Forensic aspects of toxicology
  • Clinical toxicology research
  • Toxicology education of other health care providers

Program Components and Requirements

Program Components and Requirements


  • Participate in weekly educational sessions and conferences at local, regional, state, national and international venues.


  • Attend clinical rounds as an observer
  • Attend the Occupational-Environmental Toxicology clinic as an observer


  • Attend research training seminars
  • Serve as an investigator in a research topic under the supervision of one of the medical toxicology faculty
  • Write and present one poster presentation at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology
  • Submit for publication a manuscript to a peer-reviewed journal

Application - Start date is usually July 1st however other dates may be considered based on availability of positions.



Class of 2019

  • Musa Alfaifi, Saudi Arabia
  • Waleed AlSukaiti, Oman
  • Aynur Sahin, Trabzon, Turkey

Class of 2018

  • Dr. Muhammad Sheeha, Saudi Arabia

Class of 2017

  • Dr. Baian Alabdulbaqi, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr. Rawan Eskandrani, Saudi Arabia

Class of 2016

  • Dr. Nadial Alhajri, Oman

Class of 2015

  • Dr. Khalid Almulhim, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr. Mohammed Almalki, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr. Ismail Sabei, Saudi Arabia

Class of 2014

  • Dr. Badria Alhatali, Oman

Class of 2013

  • Dr. Abdallah Altamimi, Saudi Arabia

Class of 2012

  • Dr. Rittirak Othong, Thailand 

Class of 2011

  • Saleh Alrashdi, MD, Saudi Arabia
  • Barrak Aldosary, MD (Royal Clinic, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  • Nahar Alruwaili, MD (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

Class of 2010

  • Wafa’a, Alkhamees, MD (National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)

Contact Us

Contact Us

If you would like additional information about the International Medical Toxicology (MT) Fellowship Program, please contact: 


Ziad Kazzi, MD
Director, International Fellowship in Medical Toxicology
Georgia Poison Center
49 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive Rm. 133
Atlanta, GA 30303 (404) 251-8921