The UH Cleveland Medical Center postgraduate year two (PGY2) specialty residency in medication use safety and policy is a one-year postgraduate training program designed to transition PGY1 residency graduates from generalist practice to specialized practice that meets the needs of system wide management of the medication-use system at a large health system. This training focuses on integrating clinical, safety, policy, formulary, informatics, and drug distribution systems to optimize drug therapy for the University Hospitals Health System. Special focus is given to formulary management and medication safety, with aspects of quality improvement, analytics, informatics, accreditation, compliance, and administration. The resident will participate in system functions throughout the fifteen hospital healthsystem and locally at Cleveland Medical Center.
Pharm.D. from an accredited college of pharmacy, Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency (or approved equivalent experience), Eligible for licesure in the state of Ohio, Participation in PhORCAS
Internal Number: UHCMC PGY2 MUSP
About University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
University Hospitals is a 1,032-bed tertiary medical center located in northeast Ohio and is an affiliate of Case Western Reserve University. Included in UH are University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, among the nation’s best children’s hospitals; University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, part of National Cancer Institute-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University (the nation's highest designation); and University Hospitals MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women.
More than 24,000 physicians and employees constitute University Hospitals and its partnership hospitals, ranking it Northeast Ohio’s second largest private sector employer. UH performs more than 4.5 million outpatient procedures and nearly 63,000 inpatient discharges annually.