To provide postgraduate training in the provision of direct patient care to multiple patient populations. Residents will develop effective written and verbal communication skills in order to provide education to, and interaction with, patients, students, and a multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers. To help develop leadership skills, in preparation for their own clinical pharmacy practice, the resident will demonstrate and continue to develop their leadership skills through professionalism and focusing on quality improvement.
The purpose of the residency is to provide educational and training experiences for pharmacists in the fundamentals of exemplary contemporary pharmacy practice in an integrated healthcare system. Through various clinical, practice management and pharmaceutical practice training segments, the residency instills a philosophy of practice that embraces the concept that pharmacists must be accountable for optimum drug therapy outcomes and act as leaders in advancing care of patients.
Program at a Glance
Length of program: 25 months (approx. June - July)
Residency Supportive Materials: Residents are provided a laptop and a desk during both years of residency. During the PGY-2 year, there will be several locations where residents will be rotating. Because of this, many sites offer a dedicated touch-down space for residents to work.
Travel support is rewarded as available from the department. Below are typical meetings residents attend:
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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.