The June 2012, Vol. 127, No. 2 of Toxicological Sciences is now available online.
This issue includes "The Toxicology Education Summit: Building the Future of Toxicology Through Education" by Aaron Barchowsky, Lorrene A. Buckley, Gary P. Carlson, Vanessa A. Fitsanakis, Sue M. Ford, Mary Beth Genter, Dori R. Germolec, Teresa L. Leavens, Lois D. Lehman-McKeeman, Stephen H. Safe, Courtney E. W. Sulentic, and Betty J. Eidemiller.
The Society of Toxicology convened the Toxicology Education Summit to discuss the state of toxicology education and to strategically address educational needs and the sustained advancement of toxicology as a profession. The Summit focused on core issues of: building for the future of toxicology through educational programs; defining education and training needs; developing the “Total Toxicologist”; continued training and retraining of toxicologists to sustain their careers; and, finally, supporting toxicology education and professional development. This report summarizes the outcomes of the Summit, presents examples of successful programs that advance toxicology education, and concludes with strategies that will insure the future of toxicology through advanced educational initiatives.
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