The College of Pharmacy at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and the Department of Pharmacy at Northwestern Memorial Hospital invite applications for a full-time Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency (PGY-2) position. This position will be a one-year training opportunity, to develop clinical knowledge and skills in the area of Emergency Medicine (EM). The clinical training site is Northwestern Memorial Hospital, an academic medical center in downtown Chicago. The PGY2 EM residency at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science and Northwestern Memorial Hospital provides residents with challenging learning experiences, training in multiple care environments and exposure to diverse patient populations. The Northwestern Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, an affiliate of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, is a Level 1 Trauma and Stroke center located in downtown Chicago. The high-volume, high-complexity ED populations at this tertiary care center allow for a challenging and rewarding learning environment. In addition to clinical practice experiences, the PGY2 EM will have the opportunity to engage in academic activities, which include IPPE/APPE/PGY1 precepting as well as didactic and simulation-based instruction. The resident will also conduct research projects and engage in leadership development. Core rotations include: adult emergency medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, critical care (Medical ICU), toxicology, and academia. Elective rotations are tailored to the resident's areas of interest and may include: infectious diseases, global health, internal medicine, Cardiac ICU, Surgical ICU, Burn ICU and Neuroscience-Spine ICU. After completing this residency, graduates are equipped to be fully integrated members of the interdisciplinary emergency medicine team and are qualified to take on formal academic appointments.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
The resident will be responsible for direct patient care to EM patients at Northwestern memorial hospital. Electives will be available in a variety of other patient care environments to develop a well rounded EM practitioner. In addition to clinical practice experiences, the PGY2 EM resident will have the opportunity to engage in academic activities, which include IPPE/APPE precepting, scholarly activity, as well as didactic and simulation-based instruction at the University.
Relationship with College of Pharmacy
The PGY2 EM residency is funded by Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science College of Pharmacy and established and maintained by both the College of Pharmacy and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. As the sponsoring organization, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science maintains authority and responsibility for the quality of the residency program and ensures that the residency program meets accreditation requirements. The primary focus of the PGY2 EM residency is in gaining clinical experience; thus, the majority of rotations are carried out at the hospital. The residency program director is a Clinical Faculty Member at Rosalind Franklin University, who practices at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in the Emergency Department. The residency program director is responsible for directing the residency program and achieving consensus on the evaluation and ranking of applicants for the residency.
Graduate from an ACPE-Accredited College of Pharmacy (or in process of pursuing accreditation) or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)
Doctor of Pharmacy degree
BS Pharmacy degree with demonstrated equivalent experience to a PharmD degree (e.g. 3+ years of practice post-graduation with clinical focus and demonstrated commitment to clinical practice) may be considered
Successful completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency prior to the start of the PGY2 residency year
Licensed or eligible for licensure in Illinois
Completed application by stated deadline
Letter of intent
Three letters of reference
Participation in the Resident Matching Program
About Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Rosalind Franklin University
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, a national leader in interprofessional medical, and healthcare education, is situated on an attractive 85-acre campus in North Chicago, Illinois, approximately 35 miles north of Chicago. Rosalind Franklin University is presently composed of five Schools: the Chicago Medical School, College of Health Professions, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, the College of Pharmacy and the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.