Lipscomb University PGY2 Pharmacy Informatics Residency
The postgraduate year two (PGY2) Informatics Residency Program is a recent addition to the legacy and tradition of excellence in the field of pharmacy informatics education at the Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The residency is completed in Nashville, TN, the nation’s healthcare industry capital.
We offer two information session calls in advance of the Midyear meeting and we invite you to join one or both.Learn more about our program, opportunities for residents, and how this residency positions you to be a change agent in health informatics!
The residency offers innovative experiences and rotations in clinical information systems (EHRs -Epic, Cerner, Medhost, etc.) medication safety, ambulatory care, clinical decision suppoer (CDS), data analytics, and academia.
The resident gains advanced knowledge and skills in blockchain, the distributed ledger technology in which transactions are recorded chronologically, publically, and securely on the blockchain platform. It is often regarded as the next frontier in healthcare.
It is an ASHP accredited residency, having received a full six year accreditation with our initial application.
The practice site rotations include the Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (40%), Vanderbilt University Medical Center (50%) and LifePoint Health Corporate Offices (10%).
The residency is completed in the nation's health care capital, where over 400 health care companies have operations and work on a multistate, national, and international basis.
The goal of the residency is to educate and position residents to become change agents and leaders in the healthcare informatics sector.
Residents have the unique opportunity to attend conferences and meetings of note including:
TN HIMSS Summit of the Southeast
Distributed Health – International Blockchain Meeting
ASHP Midyear Meeting and Vizient Pharmacy Network Meeting
Health Further Healthcare Innovation Meeting
Mid-South Residency Conference
Tennessee Pharmacist’s Association Meetings
The resident can complete a teaching and learning certificate as well as master's level training/education in health care informatics.
Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy offers an emphasis in academia with the resident having an opportunity to teach and precept students during rotations.
The residency year begins on July 1 and ends on June 30 the following year.
The deadline for applications to the program is January 4 each year. The candidate should submit an application in the PhORCAS system.
Three letters of recommendation
Letter of intent
On-site visit and interview at Lipscomb University and Vanderbilt University HIT Dept in Nashville, TN.
All materials to be submitted through PhORCAS.
Additional Salary Information: The salary is $48,000 plus benefits and a travel stipend.
Internal Number: INFORM2019
About Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy - Nashville, TN
Lipscomb has a rich history in preparing students to be leaders in multiple career fields and, most importantly, a strong history in preparing students for a life of service. Lipscomb's location in Nashville, Tenn. is an extraordinary asset for our students. Nashville is regarded as the health care capital of the world thanks to more than 300 health care corporations that call the city home and is growing with opportunities everyday. The pharmacy profession is also growing, and is in the midst of a revolution in health care delivery which will result in the improvement of quality of life for millions of individuals. At the center of this revolution is the discovery of and appropriate use of medications. Pharmacists in a variety of practice settings will bear accountability for achieving optimum outcomes for patients. Pharmacy is a service profession built on compassion and commitment to those who have health care needs. It is critical that pharmacists, as essential members of the health care team, apply Christian principles such as compassion, understanding and caring into their practices. The College of Pharmacy will embrace an environment that emphasizes a commitment to a life of Christian service and ideals.