Cleveland Clinic is comprised of a 1,400-bed academic medical center and 17 additional hospitals, including 5 in Southeast Florida. In total, there are nearly 6,000 inpatient beds and over 1,400 pharmacy employees, more than 300 physician practices, 20 ambulatory pharmacies, significant inpatient and outpatient clinical services and a pharmacy budget exceeding $1 billion.
The Cleveland Clinic PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency prepares graduates in three areas important for a clinical specialist: clinical practice, precepting, and research. Not only will residents develop the clinical skills to manage complex chronic disease states in a variety of outpatient settings, they will also develop operational skills to initiate and/or expand clinical pharmacy services. Resident graduates will be ready to precept a wide range of learners and be able to conduct research projects from conception to publication.
The PGY2 Ambulatory Care residents will practice within Cleveland Clinic Health-System, including hospital based clinics on the main campus, as well as several non-hospital based clinics within Cleveland Clinic family health centers. The pharmacist-driven ambulatory care clinics utilize consult agreements that allow pharmacists to initiate, discontinue, and modify medications for the disease states delegated by the physician. Required rotations include: primary care, primary care 2, anticoagulation, anticoagulation 2, pharmacy administration. Required specialty rotations include: diabetes, HIV, heart failure. Residents will select 3 elective rotations from the following list: geriatrics, transplant, rheumatology, diabetes 2, pharmacogenomics, emergency medicine, managed care, specialty pharmacy, and pharmacy administration 2. In addition to completing a research project and drug use evaluation, the resident will present at resident conference, ambulatory care monthly, leadership journal club, and the internal medicine residency lecture series.
CONTACT Ambulatory Care Residency Program Director Giavanna Russo-Alvarez, PharmD, BCACP Cleveland Clinic Department of Pharmacy 9500 Euclid Ave. G1 110, Cleveland, Ohio 44195 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested applicants must be PharmD graduates of accredited college of pharmacy, be eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio and submit the standard application materials through PhORCAS.
Please submit all application materials via Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Deadline for receipt of these materials to be considered for an on-site interview is January 1, 2020 by 11:59 PM. For the PGY-2 residency programs (Ambulatory Care, Cardiology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Informatics, Medication-Use Safety and Policy, Oncology, Pediatrics and Solid Organ Transplant), a Pharmacy (PGY-1) Residency or equivalent experience is required. Cleveland Clinic Health-System Residency sites agree that no person at these sites will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant.
1. Residency applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States. Cleveland Clinic Pharmacy does not sponsor applicants for work Visas. 2. Appointments of applicants to residency positions may be contingent upon the applicants satisfying certain eligibility requirements [e.g., graduating from accredited college of pharmacy, obtaining pharmacist license in Ohio (for Ohio sites) or Florida (for Florida sites) within 90 days of start date, and successful completion of a pre-employment physical and drug screen, including testing for cotinine]. 3. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate OPT (Optional Practical Training) Visas for the Cleveland Clinic Pharmacy Residency Program as the program extends beyond 12 months. 4. The Cleveland Clinic Pharmacy Residency Program does not meet the qualifications of an OPT STEM employer because Cleveland Clinic is not enrolled in E-Verify.
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