Become a MedTox Subboard Member

Call for Nominations

The American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) Medical Toxicology Subboard is seeking one physician member certified in Medical Toxicology to fill an upcoming vacancy on the Subboard. The physician selected for this appointment will begin her or his term on January 1, 2024. Terms run four years in length with the possibility of reappointment to a final four-year term. The nomination period will close on September 29, 2023.

Nominee Criteria

  • Be ABEM certified in EM for a minimum of five years before the initial term begins
  • Have achieved the Medical Toxicology certification
  • Be actively involved in the clinical practice of Medical Toxicology
  • Participate fully in the Medical Toxicology continuing certification process

MedTox Member Roles and Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in one virtual business meeting and one in-person item writing meeting
  • Item writer for the initial certification exam and LLSA exam
  • Item writer for MyToxCert modules
  • Review and edit items for all assessments
  • Determine articles to be used for LLSA and MyToxCert
  • Update and create the core content of Medical Toxicology that is used as the basis of all assessments
  • Update the assessment blueprints
  • Oversee standard setting for all assessments

Time Commitment

Overall time commitment inclusive of meetings and travel: 150-180 hours annually.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

As part of all ABEM call for nomination processes, diversity, equity, and inclusion are highlighted as an important part of nomination processes. The following DEI statement will be highlighted in the nomination materials:

The principles of diversity, inclusion, and equity are critical to ABEM’s fulfillment of its mission to ensure the highest standards in the specialty of Emergency Medicine. ABEM promotes an atmosphere of diversity, inclusion, and equity, acknowledging that different perspectives and cultures all contribute to better ideas and solutions for ABEM’s complex challenges. For its volunteers, ABEM seeks representation based on age, race, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, creed, religion, national origin, geographic location, veteran or military status, immigration status, and disability. ABEM encourages nominations of emergency physicians in all types of clinical settings, including community practice locations.

Nominees are asked to update their demographic information in the ABEM portal.


Nomination forms will be accepted until September 29, 2023.

Nomination form

Related Information

If you have any questions, please contact Michelle M. Mulhern, M.P.A., at