Biography

Jakub Furmaga, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Furmaga earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed a residency in emergency medicine at MetroHealth/Cleveland Clinic and received advanced training in medical toxicology through a fellowship at UT Southwestern. 

Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine in emergency medicine and medical toxicology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2013. 

Dr. Furmaga is the Medical Toxicology Scholarly Track Director for emergency medicine residents at UT Southwestern. He serves on several committees, including the national practice committee for the American College of Medical Toxicology and the emergency department quality committee for UT Southwestern. In 2015, he received the John F. Haynes Medical Toxicology Award from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso.

He has published numerous academic articles on emergency medicine.

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Education & Training
  • Medical School - UT Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine (2006-2010)
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2013-2015), Toxicology
  • Residency - Case Western Reserve University at Metro Health (2010-2013), Emergency Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) (2010)
  • American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) (2013)
  • American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT) (2013)
Honors & Awards
  • John F Haynes Medical Toxicology Award 2015, Awarded at Texas Tech University Health Science Center at El Paso
Books & Publications
Research
  • Telemedicine
  • Medical Education
  • Laboratory Medicine
  • Drugs of Abuse