Clinical Service

Fellows are responsible for admitting and consulting on patients at both Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix and Phoenix Children's. Fellows work block schedules (days or nights), caring for all patients on the service. Banner – University Medical Center PhoenixDuring their time on service, fellows also provide medical backup to the poison center. Alternating off-service periods allow time for focused didactics and clinic opportunities to see toxicology outpatients and Independent Medical Exams (IMEs).

Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix

Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix is a tertiary care academic medical center in Phoenix designated as a Level I trauma center, has a dedicated clinical toxicology lab, and is home to the Banner Poison and Drug Information Center. The facility has over 733 beds, hyperbaric chambers, and an attached inpatient behavioral health hospital. A new emergency department opened in June 2017 and a new patient tower opened in late 2018.

Phoenix Children's HospitalPhoenix Children's

The Department of Medical Toxicology also operates an admitting and consulting service at Phoenix Children's — a free-standing children's hospital with over 400 beds. Phoenix Children's is a Level 1 pediatric trauma center and the emergency department had over 84,000 visits in recent years. A new emergency department opened in late 2017.