As a specialist society and a professional association, SSCPT promotes research, training, information exchange and practical work in clinical pharmacology and toxicology. It represents the concerns of its members and maintains contact with authorities, the general public as well as national and international societies.

Image: kwanchaift,

Postgraduate education

The Society has the responsibility of setting up the postgraduate training in clinical pharmacology and toxicology for MDs willing to specialise in this discipline, in accordance with the principles set up by the Swiss Medical Association (Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum, FMH). This Website shows the official Training Programme in Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology in its most recent version, as it has been approved by the Commission for Postgraduate Training at the FMH. The Society also maintains a list of approved training centres (hospital divisions, specialised clinics and research centres), which is given in the Appendix of the Program. It has the duty of organising the certification exams for the candidates to the diploma of « FMH Specialist in Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology ».