This specialty program in solid organ transplant is designed to prepare residents to function autonomously in the various roles of an solid organ transplant specialist. The diversity and flexibility of the program allow customization to fit individual goals. In addition to significant exposure to kidney, liver, pancreas and lung transplant patients, various specialty rotations allow residents to learn from focused patient populations and apply as a generalist. Residents have opportunities to present formal lectures at affiliated schools of pharmacy and may serve as co-preceptor. Completion of a formal clinical research project is required. Residents practice patient centered care, clinical and didactic teaching, research methodology, and clinical leadership.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree and completion of a ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, eligibility for Illinois licensure and completed application via PhORCAS.
About University of Chicago Medicine
Established in 1927, the University of Chicago Medicine is an 811-bed academic medical center, which has long been committed to the mission of providing superior healthcare in a compassionate manner while respecting patient individuality and dignity. Ranked consistently by U.S. News and World Report, UChicago Medicine continues to be recognized as one of the elite “Honor Roll” hospitals. Pharmacy Services at UChicago Medicine has been previously honored with the 2011 and 2012 ASHP Best Practices Award in Health-System Pharmacy. The progressive facilities and multidisciplinary healthcare teams at UChicago Medicine collaboratively provide innovative and cutting edge therapy to patients from all over the world.