Dr. McKay is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Dartmouth Medical School. He completed a one–year externship in Anatomic and Surgical Pathology while in medical school. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Rhode Island Hospital and a residency in Emergency Medicine at Denver General Hospital. He completed Medical Toxicology training at Denver General Hospital and the New York Poison Control Center, and is board–certified in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Medical Toxicology.
Doctor McKay´s current practice is a combination of toxicology practice (consisting of acute poisoning and occupational/environmental exposure consults, research, Medical Review Officer functions in workplace drug screening, medical–legal consultation) and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy evaluation and medical supervision in the Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine at Hartford Hospital. Dr. McKay is also Medical Director of Occupational Health at Hartford Hospital. He is the Director of the Medical Toxicology Fellowship at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, where he is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine within the Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine. He is the Associate Medical Director of the Connecticut Poison Control Center. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT), and is the ACMT Director for a national network of medical toxicologists under a cooperative agreement with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Dr. McKay also enjoys distance running and scuba diving, although his pace in the former is getting slower.
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