This residency is a full time practice commitment and is 12 months in duration. The program offers comprehensive learning experiences in all major solid organs, including kidney/pancreas, liver, heart, and lung transplantation, as well as transplant infectious disease and transplant ambulatory care. Transplant pharmacists are involved in all phases of patient care including pre-transplant candidate evaluation, acute management during the index transplant admission, and chronic post-transplant management in clinic and hospital readmissions. Residents will serve as an integral part of the multidisciplinary team, ensuring the safe and effective use of all medications, educating patients and caregivers pre- and post-transplant, and facilitating smooth transitions between patient care settings.
Graduate of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program (or one in the process of pursuing accreditation) or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)
Enrolled in an ASHP accredited PGY 1 Pharmacy residency program with expected completion prior to the official start date of the PGY2 SOT residency
Licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Pennsylvania within 90 days of the start of the residency year
Additional Salary Information: As hospital employees, residents are eligible to receive a full benefits package (including 10 paid days off) and reimbursement for conference attendance. Professional liability insurance is covered by the hospital as long as residents are working within the limits of their job description and following hospital policies and procedures.
About Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is world-renowned for its clinical and research excellence, forging the way for newer and better ways to diagnose and treat illnesses and disorders. Its long and rich history of top-notch patient care began more than two centuries ago with the founding of the nation's first medical school, the University of Pennsylvania. Since 1765 when it first opened its doors, Penn has been dedicated to the training of medical professionals and the discovery and implementation of new medical knowledge.
The world-class faculty and staff of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania are dedicated to superior patient care, education and research for a better, healthier future. Their significant and groundbreaking contributions to medicine are recognized both nationally and internationally. The interdisciplinary team of professionals provides personalized care and service to patients — all within a compassionate and respectful environment. Innovative research coupled with responsive, hands-on care allows Penn to tailor treatment specifically to individual patient needs.
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