**We are actively recruiting for residency class of 2020-2021**
The purpose of the Maine Medical Center PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency program is to prepare a specialty practitioner who is qualified to act independently to meet the needs of medical, surgical, cardiac, and neuroscience critical care patients, offer educational experiences to others, perform research, and achieve board certification through the development of accountability, practice patterns, habits and approaches using attained expert knowledge and skill. Graduates of the MMC PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency should be prepared to pursue employment as a critical care pharmacotherapy specialist in a clinical practice position. Positions could include practice in a hospital-based environment or a combination of academia and hospital-based practice affiliated with a College of Pharmacy.
This advanced program at MMC has a focus on adult patients with cancer, with an emphasis on supportive care, antineoplastic pharmacology, management of malignant and hematological disorders, investigational cancer therapies, and antineoplastic toxicity management. Graduates from the program will be equipped to serve as integral members of interdisciplinary teams caring for individuals with cancers in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Rotational experiences include: inpatient pharmacotherapy management of acute infectious diseases, microbiology, hospital/institutional epidemiology, antimicrobial stewardship activities/committees/initiatives, educational opportunities to fellow pharmacists and other healthcare providers, and completion of an infectious diseases-related research project. Additionally, residents will have the opportunity to gain experience in the management of outpatient infectious diseases such as HIV and HCV.
**Update as of 11/27/19: We are NOT recruiting for residency class of 2020-2021 for the Ambulatory Care Program**
This specialized program at Maine Medical Center has a focus in family medicine and internal medicine with unique specialty opportunities focused in transitions of care, anticoagulation, transplantation, neurology, virology, geriatrics, care for the underserved, academia and more. The Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident also has the opportunity to participate in didactic and experiential teaching in collaboration with the University of New England's College of Pharmacy. Upon completion of the program, residents should possess skills that support advanced clinical practice within a multi-disciplinary healthcare team, as well as faculty positions and eligibility for board certification in Ambulatory Care Pharmacy.
The MMC Pharmacy Department features a state-of-the-art closed loop medication management system. Pharmacists and technicians provide ultimate safe patient and family centered care.
We are a team of knowledgeable, compassionate pharmacy professionals who provide safe, timely, high-quality, evidence-based, cost-effective medication management and care for our patients, families and community. Through education, leadership, research and innovation, we promote health and healing.