Director: Kara Piechowski, Pharm.D., BCPS, CTTS; Jay L. Martello, Pharm.D., BCPS
The PGY-2 Internal Medicine Residency Program is designed to provide the opportunity for the resident to obtain advanced training in the area of internal medicine and its sub-specialties. The resident will receive well-rounded training experience that will enable the resident to succeed in the areas of service, teaching, and scholarly activities. Service experiences include clinical service, formulary management, medication-use evaluation, and distribution. The internal medicine services are academic teaching services run by physicians who value pharmacy services and are receptive to pharmacy contributions to teaching and patient care. Teaching experiences include didactic teaching, small group facilitation, experiential precepting, mentoring, and human-patient simulation. Scholarly experiences include preparation of a manuscript for publication, presentation of a professional poster at a national meeting, and development of a longitudinal research project. Dedicated statistical support for research is available. Required rotations include:
Internal Medicine (x1)
Internal Medicine w/Student Precepting (x2)
Ambulatory Care (concentrated, longitudinal, or both) at one of the following: Family Medicine (concentrated or longitudinal), Heart Failure/Pulmonary Hypertension (concentrated), or Psychiatry (longitudinal)
Medicine Sub-specialty: Nephrology or Medical Cardiology
3 open elective experiences, including the following (but not limited to): Academia, International Medicine (Cape Town, South Africa), Infectious Disease Consults, General Pediatric Medicine
Rotations are structured to meet personal interests. The program's goal is to prepare the resident for a position in any number of areas of internal medicine practice, including academia and clinical specialist positions.
Number of Positions: PGY-2 Internal Medicine – 1
Starting Date: All Residents – July 1, 2020
Estimated Stipend: $50,000+
Application Deadline: January 1, 2020
Interview Required: Yes
Fringe Benefits: Comprehensive flexible benefits packages including medical, dental, vision, life and disability. In addition, the residents receive paid days off, paid holidays, and financial support for travel to professional and educational programs and professional society meetings.
About WVU Medicine
WVU Hospitals, a 710-bed tertiary care center, serves as the primary teaching destination for West Virginia University’s health professions schools. We are a member of the West Virginia United Health System.
The clinical excellence of WVU Hospitals has been nationally recognized (Level One Trauma Center, Magnet recognition for nursing, etc.), and we are widely considered a leading employer of choice for our employee-friendly environment and approach.
WVU Hospitals, the flagship campus of WVU Medicine, includes the flagship hospital Ruby Memorial Hospital, WVU Children’s Hospital, WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, the Jon Michael Moore Trauma Center, and the Chestnut Ridge Psychiatric Center on the same campus in Morgantown. University Healthcare in the eastern part of the state and Potomac Valley Hospital in Keyser, WV, are subsidiaries of WVU Hospitals, Inc.