The PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency at Nebraska Medicine offers a unique and stimulating learning environment that provides comprehensive clinical training in ambulatory care pharmacy practice. A resident completing this program will become a competent practitioner in ambulatory care pharmacy by gaining expertise, confidence, and time management and critical thinking skills. The goals and objectives for this program are aligned with ASHP Ambulatory Care PGY2 Accreditation Standards.
The resident will be integrally involved with health-care professionals throughout the continuum of patient care, including patient assessment, education, and therapeutic recommendations. Working with experienced pharmacy clinicians, the resident will also gain experience serving as a preceptor for pharmacy students and PGY1 pharmacy residents. Residents will provide compassionate, evidence-based, progressive medical care. The program allows tailored instruction for the individual based on interest and past experiences.
The residency program is a minimum of 12 months in duration and a full-time practice commitment. Residents will be required to perform and participate in a number of activities throughout the year. These activities are designed to ensure compliance as outlined in the ASHP Accreditation Standard for Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Programs.
Benefits: Residents will be given 12 days for vacation and sick time during their 12-month program. Comprehensive medical, dental and vision care coverage. Basic life insurance and long term disability coverage. Residents each receive one complimentary lab coat.
Rotational Experiences: Academia, Ambulatory Administration, Cardiology, Drug Information, Geriatrics, HIV, Orientation, Primary Care - Family Medicine and Internal Medicine, Research, Specialty Pharmacy – GI/Neurology/Oncology/Rheumatology, Staffing, Toxicology, Transplant
Resident applicants shall be graduates of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy degree program.
Resident applicants must be participating in, or have completed, an ASHP accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency or one in the ASHP accreditation process (i.e., one with candidate or preliminary accreditation status).
Resident applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the state of Nebraska. Licensure must be obtained by July 31.
Resident applicants shall participate and adhere to all rules of the ASHP Resident Matching Program.
Candidates are required to complete and submit an online electronic application through PhORCAS.
About Nebraska Medicine
Nebraska Medicine is the primary teaching site for the University of Nebraska Medical Center Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy and Nursing. It offers a reputation for excellence, innovation and extraordinary patient care. Nebraska Medicine is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of America’s Top Hospitals in cancer, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics, gastroenterology and nephrology. It has earned J.D. Power and Associates’ Hospital of Distinction award for inpatient services for six consecutive years and has also achieved Magnet recognition status for nursing excellence. This 809 licensed bed academic medical center has an international reputation for providing solid organ and bone marrow transplantation and is well known nationally and regionally for its oncology, neurology and cardiology programs. Nebraska Medicine can be found online at www.nebraskamed.com.