Truman Medical Centers/University Health's critical care pharmacy residency is a 12-month program designed to prepare its graduates to assume positions in adult critical care, emergency medicine/trauma services in an urban teaching facility, similar to that of Truman Medical Centers/University Health. Truman Medical Centers/University Health is an academic teaching hospital providing the unique opportunity to not only precept pharmacy students, but also educate learners from other disciplines. In addition, the resident will have the opportunity to teach on an academic level at the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Pharmacy. Required learning experiences include critical care medicine, trauma surgery, emergency medicine, infectious disease, and solid organ transplant. The resident will also complete BLS/ACLS certification if they are not currently certified in addition to actively participating in the Advanced Trauma Life-Support course. Elective learning experience opportunities include cardiology, PICU/NICU, neurosurgical ICU, and participation in the teaching certificate program offered through the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Pharmacy.
Application requirements include a Missouri license (or eligible), letter of interest, college of pharmacy transcripts, Curriculum Vitae and written case presentation (PowerPoint presentation is the preferred format for the case presentation and will need to be uploaded as a PDF file for PhORCAS). The case presentation will be presented during the on-site interview and should be limited to 15 minutes in duration. Lastly, 3 references to complete the standard PhORCAS form. We ask that the reference writers complete the four questions that are optional in PhORCAS and include the same quantity and quality of information that they would normally include in a traditional letter of recommendation in their responses to these questions.
Quality, compassion, technology and innovation are at the heart of Truman Medical Center/University Health in Kansas City, Missouri. The health system includes Truman Medical Center Health Sciences District (TMC HSD), Truman Medical Center (TMC) Lakewood, Behavioral Health, the Jackson County Health Department and a number of primary care practices throughout the metropolitan area. Recently named one of the nation's top academic medical centers, Truman Medical Center/University Health is the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri - Kansas City Health Sciences schools.Truman Medical Center/University Health provides an array of acute care and outpatient services. TMC HSD has the busiest adult emergency room in the Kansas City metropolitan area with more than 60,000 visits a year. In addition to emergency medicine and trauma, Truman Medical Center/University Health is also noted for asthma, diabetes, obstetrics, ophthalmology, weight management and women's health.