Residents will be involved in various medication use, safety, and quality activities in conjunction with the University of Utah Drug Information Service.Residents will respond to drug information requests, prepare drug monographs, provide support for P&T and subcommittees (eg, ADR and Medication Safety Subcommittees), evaluate and recommend medication safety actions, collaborate with pharmacy purchasing and informatics to implement medication use and safety changes, develop drug policy, manage drug shortages, provide drug budget forecasting, coordinate the Drug Information Service operations, and precept residents and pharmacy students. A variety of elective rotations are available. Residents receive travel support to attend the ASHP midyear meeting and attend the Mountain States Residency Conference hosted by University of Utah
ASHP accredited PGY1 residency, ability to work in the US and obtain a license in the state of Utah.
About University of Utah Health
University of Utah Health is an academic medical center that encompasses 4 hospitals and 13 Community Health Centers with progressive pharmacy services supporting collaborative teams. UUH has won top 10 Vizient quality awards for 10 years in a row. UUH is a level 1 trauma center with 6 ICUs serving a 5 state region with a wide variety of rotation opportunities in acute and critical care. Huntsman Cancer Hospital is NCCN and NCI designated facility with acute, ambulatory care, and infusion services. The health system offers primary care, specialty clinic services, and a regional network that leads to over 2million visits a year. The Drug Information, Investigational Drug, and Pharmacy Informatics Services at UUH are models of advanced practice. UUH serves as a primary site for the University of Utah College of Pharmacy students; the relationship between the college and UUH provides numerous teaching, precepting and research opportunities for all staff.
Salt Lake City offers four season outdoor recreation including hiking and skiing at 7 ski resorts within 45 minutes from the hospital, and Utah boasts the best snow on Earth. Residents enjoy a range of sporting and cultural events both on and off campus, and quick trips to Utah’s 5 national parks.