This specialty residency in cardiology pharmacotherapy gives an in-depth experience in diverse practice areas including general cardiology, cardiovascular intensive care, cardiothoracic surgery, medical intensive care, and outpatient clinics. Learning opportunities are available in therapeutic areas such as interventional cardiology, heart failure and transplant, electrophysiology, dyslipidemia, hypertension, hematology, and anticoagulation. Residents have opportunities to present formal lectures at affiliated schools of pharmacy and may serve as co-preceptor for pharmacy clerkship students. Completion of a formal clinical research project is required. Residents practice patient centered care, clinical and didactic teaching, research methodology, and clinical leadership.
A Doctor of Pharmacy degree, completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, eligibility for Illinois licensure and completion of an application via PHORCAS are required for consideration.
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.