The East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy (BGCOP) is seeking applicants for a PGY2 pharmacy residency in internal medicine. The residency is ASHP-accredited and has a secondary emphasis in academia, which prepares the graduate to excel as a clinical faculty member or clinical specialist with significant teaching responsibilities. A teaching and learning certificate program is a required component of the program.
The successful applicant will spend a significant portion of time working with full-time faculty members in the College of Pharmacy in the area of internal medicine. There will also be options for elective rotations in areas such as critical care, oncology, psychiatry, and infectious diseases. Ambulatory care is available as a longitudinal experience. The main clinical site will be the Johnson City Medical Center, a regional teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center that is affiliated with the East Tennessee State University (ETSU) Academic Health Sciences Center (AHSC). There will also be an administrative experience exposing the resident to both pharmacy and educational administration. Residents are expected to participate in the Department of Family Medicine Transitions of Care Clinic as a staffing component of the residency. The successful applicant will also instruct students in didactic, active learning, and experiential settings. The resident will be mentored to independently precept pharmacy students by the end of the residency year.
Residents will also complete a research project and submit a manuscript for publication. The program also provides other opportunities to hone professional presentation and teaching skills. Residents will also participate on a departmental and/or college committee(s).
Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy:
The college is located on the Mountain Home Veterans Affairs campus and is part of the Academic Health Sciences Center at ETSU, which also includes colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, and Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences. ETSU enrolls 14,600+ students and is located in Johnson City, a family-friendly community in beautiful Northeast Tennessee. Additional information about the ETSU College of Pharmacy can be found at: www.etsu.edu/rxpostgrads.
Leave: Residents are provided 10 days of paid annual leave, 5 days of sick leave, and additional other leave (holidays, professional leave, bereavement, etc.).
Health Insurance: Residents may elect single coverage or family coverage. Premiums are shared by the university and the resident. The premiums are payroll deducted monthly.
Life Insurance: A basic $50,000 life insurance policy is available for each resident.
Disability Insurance: Individual disability policies with monthly benefits of $1,000, after 90 days of disability, are available for the resident only.
Deferred Compensation Program: Residents may elect, through payroll deductions, to defer portions of their pre-tax earnings into an IRS Code 457 or 401(k) tax deferred income plan.
Qualified applicants should submit their application materials through the online application process (PhORCAS), including a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and three references. In order for applications to be competitive, please ask references to completely respond to ALL questions on the PhORCAS reference form.
Additional information can be obtained by contacting:
David W. Stewart, PharmD, BCPS
Professor & Vice-Chair of Pharmacy Practice
ETSU Gatton College of Pharmacy, Box 70657, Johnson City, TN 37614
About East Tennessee State University Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy
The College of Pharmacy is located on the Mountain Home campus of East Tennessee State University. The college is fully accredited by ACPE and residency programs are fully accredited by ASHP. ETSU is a special place to train as one of our biggest strengths is our faculty and staff. Our goal is to train tomorrow's pharmacist to not only positively impact the healthcare of the region but to lead the profession in the 21st century. We hope you'll learn more about ETSU by visiting our website at www.estu.edu/pharmacy.