Emory Healthcare is recruiting for PGY2 residency positions in the following areas: Nutrition Support, Internal Medicine, and Health System Pharmacy Administration & Leadership as well as a PGY1 residency position in Specialty Pharmacy. All programs require a PharmD and PGY2 programs require completion of a PGY1 pharmacy residency program. Please see the residency website for more details on each program:
The PGY2 Nutrition Support Residency at Emory University Hospital was founded in 1984 and is one of the oldest active ASHP accredited programs. This residency provides an opportunity to be an active member of a multidisciplinary nutrition and metabolic support service with over 100 years of practice experience. The nutritional support team (NST) is comprised of three clinical pharmacists, two clinical dietitians, two nurse specialists, and two co-medical directors, Dr. Thomas Ziegler and Dr. John Galloway. On a typical day, the NST manages approximately 50 - 90 inpatients of mixed variety and over 150 home patients along with seeing patients in the Gut Failure Clinic. The team is a hospital-wide consult service and has order writing privileges to prescribe specialized enteral and parenteral nutrition support as well as to provide other nutrition and metabolic support services. In addition to providing a high level of clinical service, the NST is also active in clinical research, including NIH funded multi-centered studies. Emory’s Center for Clinical and Molecular Nutrition, a multidisciplinary research unit in the Department of Medicine, is geared toward facilitating and strengthening the presence of nutrition-oriented research on campus. PPS contact: Dan Griffith, RPh, BCNSP
The PGY-2 Internal Medicine Residency at Emory University Hospital is a one-year specialty program that emphasizes expanding the resident’s clinical skills, improving autonomy, and developing the resident’s experiential and didactic teaching skills. The internal medicine resident functions as an integral member of the multidisciplinary care team and uses evidence-based medicine to optimize medication therapy for a diverse group of high acuity patients. Through the unique collaboration between Emory Healthcare and Mercer University College of Pharmacy, the resident will improve his/her understanding of academic pharmacy practice by participating in the academic triad of service, scholarship, and teaching. PPS Contact: Nicole Metzger, PharmD, BCPS
The PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL) Residency at Emory University Hospital Midtown is the first and only HSPAL program in Georgia and is excited to recruit its first residents. Emory University Hospital Midtown is a renowned 531 bed acute patient care facility and treats 17,000 patients per year at the outpatient Winship Cancer Institute located in Atlanta, Georgia as part of Emory Healthcare. The residency program provides comprehensive practice management and leadership experiences with a diverse pharmacy leadership team with residency and practice experience from leading institutions and programs. The program allows for tailored instruction for the individual resident based on interest(s), past experience, and future goals. The 12 month PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership residency program will develop pharmacy leaders with expert knowledge and skills necessary to assume clinical, operational, and leadership management positions within a health system pharmacy. PPS Contact: Shailly Shah, PharmD, MS, BCPS. Shailly.firstname.lastname@example.org
This PGY1 Specialty Pharmacy Residency at Emory University Healthcare is a 12-month, multi-site program designed to provide traditional PGY1 hospital training in addition to specialty pharmacy training. Specialty pharmacy encompasses managing the coordination of care of patients with complex disease states such as oncology, transplant, and autoimmune diseases. The primary emphasis of this unique residency is to train the pharmacist to function as an integral member of the multidisciplinary patient care team while using evidence-based medicine to optimize medication use in patients with specialty disease states to aid in coordination of care. In addition, emphasis will also be placed on navigating and managing the specialty medication approval process and specialty pharmacy operations. Upon completion of this residency, the resident will be eligible for board certification and postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training or a position as a clinical pharmacist. PPS Contact: Katherine Fuller, PharmD, BCACP, BCPS
Application deadline is midnight on December 29th in PHORCAS w/ CV, LOI, all pharmacy school transcripts, and 3 references. Start date is first week of July for all PGY2 programs. Georgia Pharmacist licensure must be obtained no later than September 30th of each residency year or within 90 days from the issuance of their temporary license, whichever is earlier.
Completion of PGY-1 Residency (for PGY2 positions only)
Georgia RPh licensure eligibility
CV and letter of intent
Additional Salary Information: Please see the residency website for more details: http://www.rxresidency.emory.edu/index.html
About Emory Healthcare
Emory Healthcare, with more than 23,000 employees and 11 hospitals, is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia. Emory Healthcare has $4.4 billion in annual net revenue. System-wide, it has 2,691 licensed patient beds, more than 2,800 physicians practicing in more than 70 specialties and serves metro Atlanta with 250 locations. Emory Healthcare's mission is to improve the health of individuals and communities at home and throughout the world. Emory Healthcare is an integrated academic healthcare system committed to providing the best care for our patients, educating health professionals and leaders for the future, pursuing discovery research in all of its forms, including basic, clinical, and population-based research, and serving our community.
Emory University Hospital (EUH) has 733 beds, including 108 ICU beds and a serious communicable diseases unit where the first Ebola patients in the United States were treated. The hospital is an NCI designated Cancer Center and conducts several types of transplants (bone marrow, liver, kidney, pancreas, islet cell, heart, lung, etc).
Emory University Hospital Midtown (EUHM) has 531 beds, including 86 ICU beds, a lev...el III neonatal intensive care unit and four hyperbaric oxygen units; as well as a 88 bed future satellite facility in Smyrna,GA.
Emory Healthcare has been involved in pharmacy residency training since the mid-1980s and currently has 5 PGY1 residency programs and 7 PGY2 programs in nutritional support, oncology, critical care, internal medicine, solid organ transplant, infectious diseases and our newest program; health system pharmacy administration and leadership.