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The PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Residency at UCSF Medical Center is an American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited residency program. Graduates of the PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Residency are prepared to manage heart, lung, kidney, pancreas, and liver transplant recipients in inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as patients with viral hepatitis and opportunistic infections, and conduct clinical research. The resident will also have the opportunity to manage pediatric transplant recipients at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. The resident is an integral part of the multidisciplinary team, and will interface with the span of healthcare providers managing the transplant patient across the continuum of care. Teaching is an integral component of the program, as UCSF Medical Center is affiliated with the UCSF School of Pharmacy. The resident will be involved with the teaching of students, PGY1/PGY2 residents, and other healthcare providers. The resident will also have the option to complete a teaching and research certificate program.
UCSF is home to one of the largest kidney and liver transplant programs in the nation. UCSF consistently has been one of the most active kidney transplant program in the United States, performing approximately 370 kidney transplants annually. The liver transplant program has a one-year survival rate of 92%, which is above the national average of 87% even when adjusted for high-risk patients, and is also one of the largest, with about 180 liver transplants performed each year. UCSF also has a large living kidney and liver donor program, and is one of few centers that perform transplants in HIV positive individuals. UCSF also has one of the most successful lung transplant programs in the nation achieving significantly better than expected survival at both 1 year and 3 years following transplant. According to the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) database, UCSF has the highest one-year survival of 96% compared to 84% nationally for lung transplant recipients. Adult transplant services are based at the Parnassus campus of UCSF Medical Center, and pediatric transplant services are performed at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
Graduated from an accredited school of pharmacy and completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency.
The residency appointment is from July 6, 2021 to July 5, 2022
Additional Salary Information: 10 days paid vacation leave, 10 days paid professional leave, Medical/Dental/Vision Plan and Professional Liability
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