Pharmacists completing the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency will be prepared to function as autonomous practitioners that are proficient in providing integrated pharmaceutical care through their ability to design, implement, and improve clinical pharmacy services in a variety of health care environments.
This ambulatory care residency program offers advanced, comprehensive training that provides residents the opportunity to develop competency in various ambulatory care pharmacy practice settings. Residents will have the opportunity to participate in a teaching certificate program, formal lectures, precept students and PGY1 residents, complete a research project, and attend residency conferences. Learning experiences include academia, administration, ambulatory infusion, cardiovascular, emergency medicine, family medicine, gastroenterology, heart failure, hematology/oncology, internal medicine, infectious disease, outcomes research, population health, pulmonary, rheumatology, specialty pharmacy and transplant.
Eligibility for Tennessee licensure as a registered pharmacist, college transcripts, curriculum vitae, letter of intent, 3 completed reference writer forms via PhORCAS, Pharm.D. degree from United States accredited college of pharmacy, United States citizenship or permanent residency, and completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency. All application materials will be accepted through PhORCAS.
About University of Tennessee Medical Center
Located in Knoxville, Tennessee, The University of Tennessee Medical Center, has a rich history in the East Tennessee community of providing patient-centered care and remaining at the forefront of research, technology and treatments. UT Medical Center attributes its well-respected standing within the community to the exceptional people that dedicate themselves to patient care excellence. The hospital serves as a referral center for Eastern Tennessee, Southeastern Kentucky and Western North Carolina. It is the region’s academic medical center, Magnet® recognized hospital and Level I Trauma Center.
The University of Tennessee Medical Center is a 609-bed, acute care, teaching hospital. It
serves the entire East Tennessee region, providing all general and specialty clinical services
and carries a Level I trauma center designation, supported by an aeromedical helicopter
program. The medical center campus includes the UT Graduate School of Medicine and the
UT College of Pharmacy.
The pharmacy staff provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care 24-hours-a-day,
seven-days-a-week, through decentralized pharmacist teams supported by pharmacist
specialists in a wide variety of clinic...al areas. Additionally, there are satellite pharmacies in
the operating room and oncology areas, as well as a full-service retail pharmacy, University
Pharmacy. Ambulatory care is provided via specialty services to the patients in the Family
Medicine Clinic, Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, Rheumatology Clinic and the Renal Transplant Clinic