Indiana University Health offers a one-year PGY2 Adult Critical Care Residency. This PGY2 residency provides rotation experience opportunities at IU Health Methodist Hospital and IU Health University Hospital with more than 11 different critical care clinical pharmacists serving as specialty preceptors in this ASHP-accredited program. The resident will gain knowledge and skills in critical care pharmacotherapy, pharmacokinetics, drug utilization, and pathophysiology while improving their problem solving skills and expertise in caring for a wide variety of adult critical care patients. Rotations include 5 months from adult core critical care rotations, 1 month of pediatric or neonatal critical care, and 5 elective months based on the resident’s areas of interest. Critical care specialty units include cardiac/medical, cardiovascular surgery, emergency medicine, general medical/surgical, medical, pediatric, neurosurgical, surgical, surgical/trauma, overnight Critical Care/Emergency Medicine, and burn (at Eskenazi Hospital). Elective rotations include cardiology, general medicine, hematology/oncology, infectious disease, informatics, solid organ transplant, stem cell transplant and toxicology. Opportunities to participate in both didactic and experiential education of Doctor of Pharmacy students as well as participation in the training of PGY1 Pharmacy Residents are available. Completion of a major residency project is expected.
Indiana University Health facilities in Indianapolis have an inpatient base of over 1,110 patients. Methodist Hospital offers adult services from the large emergency department, Level I Trauma, and over 130 ICU beds. University Hospital has extensive focus on transplant and oncology and 50 ICU beds. Both serve as teaching sites for Butler, Purdue and Manchester Colleges of Pharmacy as well as Indiana University School of Medicine. A teaching certificate program is available, as are ACLS, FCCS, ATLS, and other training programs.
IU Health has a large training program for PGY-1 residents and many other PGY-2 residents, including Emergency Medicine. There are many overlapping educational programs and a strong resident network and support system.
The qualified applicant must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited college of
Pharmacy and must be eligible for Indiana licensure. Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1
Pharmacy Residency is required.
Deadline for application: December 31
Requirements for application:
Letter of Intent
Current Curriculum Vitae
Three recommendation forms
Eligible for Licensure
Personal Interview including professional presentation
Please submit application via PhORCAS
About Indiana University Health
Indiana University Health is Indiana's most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. We're looking for team members who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day.