RJ Hoffman

MD, MS, FACMT, FACEP, FAAEM, FAAP

Dr. Hoffman is a medical toxicologist and pediatric emergency physician working as Medical Director of the Qatar Poison Center and Medical Toxicology Fellowship Director at Sidra Medicine in Doha Qatar. He completed residency training general pediatrics, fellowship Medical Toxicology at the New York City Poison Center, fellowship Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and a Master degree in Clinical Research Methods/Biostatistics at Columbia University School of Public Health. Prior to relocating to the Arabian Gulf, Dr. Hoffman was an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Research Director and Assistant Residency Director at Mt Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, and a US Fulbright Award reviewer for Global Health. Dr. Hoffman founded the American College of Medical Toxicology International Interest Group and has worked in eight countries establishing and developing training programs in emergency medicine and medical toxicology. Regionally, in Abu Dhabi Dr. Hoffman established and ran a medical toxicology consult service and an accredited Emergency Medicine residency program before moving to Qatar to practicing medical toxicology and pediatric emergency medicine. Dr. Hoffman edits two textbooks of pediatric emergency medicine, one textbook of medical toxicology, and regularly lectures internationally. He is actively involved in clinical and non-clinical research in medical toxicology, clinical pharmacology, and emergency medicine.