ToxSci June 2012; Vol. 127, No. 2 Now Online: SOT Education Summit Summary


Dear Colleague,

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.

Proceeds from the publication of Toxicological Sciences are used by SOT to fund programs benefitting researchers in academia, industry, government, and other scientific organizations. By subscribing to ToxSci, submitting papers, and reviewing submissions, you make a direct contribution to the toxicology research community. Thank you.

With an increased impact factor of 5.093 (up from 4.814), ToxSci, the official journal of SOT, is the top original research journal in Toxicology.





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