This residency program facilitates the development of critical care pharmacy specialists who excel in providing care to critically ill patients and are qualified for a clinical faculty appointment at a college of pharmacy. Residents will refine their skills in the critical care environment via a well-established integrated clinical practice model with increased autonomy and responsibility for managing patient care, overseeing pharmacy students and residents, and involvement with practice management endeavors. Required learning experiences include trauma I and II, critical care medicine, emergency medicine, metabolic support, neurocritical care, cardiovascular critical care, infectious diseases, and academia. In addition, completion of the teaching and learning program is required if one was not completed during the PGY1 residency year. Elective experiences include neonatology, critical care medicine II, emergency medicine II, nightshift medicine, and transplant medicine.
About University of Tennessee Medical Center
Located in Knoxville, Tennessee, The University of Tennessee Medical Center, has a rich history in the East Tennessee community of providing patient-centered care and remaining at the forefront of research, technology and treatments. UT Medical Center attributes its well-respected standing within the community to the exceptional people that dedicate themselves to patient care excellence. The hospital serves as a referral center for Eastern Tennessee, Southeastern Kentucky and Western North Carolina. It is the region’s academic medical center, Magnet® recognized hospital and Level I Trauma Center.
The University of Tennessee Medical Center is a 685-bed, acute care, teaching hospital. It
serves the entire East Tennessee region, providing all general and specialty clinical services
and carries a Level I trauma center designation, supported by an aeromedical helicopter
program. The medical center campus includes the UT Graduate School of Medicine and the
UT College of Pharmacy.
The pharmacy staff provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care 24-hours-a-day,
seven-days-a-week, through decentralized pharmacist teams supported by pharmacist
specialists in a wide variety of clinic...al areas. Additionally, there are satellite pharmacies in
the operating room and oncology areas, as well as a full-service retail pharmacy, University
Pharmacy. Ambulatory care is provided via specialty services to the patients in the Family
Medicine Clinic, Cystic Fibrosis Clinic, Rheumatology Clinic and the Renal Transplant Clinic