The Virginia Commonwealth University Health System (VCUHS) PGY2 Transplant Residency is a twelve-month program for candidates to advance their knowledge and skills in the acute and ambulatory care management of solid organ transplant recipients and donors. The primary focus of the residency program is to enhance the learner’s skills related to patient care, research, and teaching. Required rotations include inpatient abdominal transplant (kidney, liver, and pancreas), advanced heart failure and heart transplant, transplant medicine and ambulatory transplant clinic experiences. The program offers a variety of elective experiences in pediatric transplantation, transplant infectious diseases, transplant immunology and bone marrow transplantation. The program provides a well-rounded experience to prepare the resident to practice as a solid organ transplant pharmacist specialist in an acute or ambulatory care setting.
VCUHS is 779-bed medical center located in Richmond, Virginia. The Hume-Lee Transplant Center at VCUHS performs adult kidney, liver, pancreas, and total pancreatectomy with autologous islet cell transplants. The Pauley Heart Center at VCUHS performs total artificial hearts and heart transplantation, and cares for patients with advanced heart failure. VCUHS is the primary teaching site for the Virginia Commonwealth University Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing and Allied Health.
Applicants must be Doctor of Pharmacy graduates from an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy; have completed an accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency; be licensed or eligible for pharmacist licensure in Virginia; and possess requisite patient care training or experience. The successful applicant must possess exceptional knowledge, clinical problem solving, communication skills, and leadership qualities
Additional Salary Information: Please visit the VCU Health System pharmacy residency programs website for additional information.