The University of Kansas Health System provides residents with the skills and knowledge to become a competent critical care pharmacy practitioner. This residency program is designed to transition PGY1 residency graduates from generalist practice to specialized practice focused on the care of critically ill patients in numerous settings, including medicine, surgery and trauma, cardiothoracic surgery, transplant, and neurosurgery intensive care.
Residency program purpose statement:
PGY2 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in advanced or specialized practice. PGY2 residencies provide residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of patient care that improves medication therapy. Residents who successfully complete an accredited PGY2 pharmacy residency should possess competencies that qualify them for clinical pharmacist and/or faculty positions and position them to be eligible for attainment of board certification in the specialized practice area.
The University of Kansas Health System (TUKHS) PGY2 critical care pharmacy residency prepares its graduates to assume positions in critical care as clinical pharmacists. Graduates will be prepared to sit for the Board of Certification exam in critical care medicine. TUKHS is a university teaching hospital providing the unique capability to engage our resident(s) in direct patient care activities, research, administration-leadership and project management, and teaching skills. The resident will help carry out the missions of TUKHS which are to deliver world-class patient care to the people we serve and ensure the excellence of future patient care through exceptional learning, teaching and research.
National Matching Services (NMS) code: 689252
Application Deadline: December 30th 2019
For more information please visit: https://www.kansashealthsystem.com/careers/residency-programs-fellowships/pharmacy-residency/critical-care-pgy2
Pharm.D. degree, completion of a pharmacy practice residency or equivalent experience, and valid Kansas licensure. In addition to PhORCAS requirements for application (letter of intent, transcripts, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation) the program requires a current photo. References may upload a traditional reference letter on behalf of the applicant in addition to the Standardized Reference Form provided in PhORCAS.
About The University of Kansas Health System
The University of Kansas Health System is the region's premier academic medical center, providing a full range of care. The health system is affiliated with the University of Kansas Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions, and their various leading-edge research projects. Many health care organizations talk about a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. Only at an academic medical center like The University of Kansas Health System will you find the necessary level of knowledge and scientific inquiry to support that level of care, where specialists in different medical fields work together to make the right decisions for each patient.
Nationally ranked in nine adult medical and surgical specialties according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospital Rankings, placing the hospital within the top 1% of the country. U.S. News also recognized The University of Kansas Hospital as the “Best Hospital in Kansas City” for the ninth consecutive year and “Best Hospital in Kansas” for the seventh consecutive year.
In November 2017, the health system opened an additional 11 floor hospital tower north of the main campus adding 124 beds and 7 OR suites bringing the total lic...ensed bed number to over 850. The new Cambridge Tower A has allowed for expansion of services including specialized surgeries, oncology, neurosciences and otolaryngology. The strategic plan for the next 30 years includes 3 additional towers for future growth.