The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency
Residents completing this residency will be competent and confident specialty practice pharmacist, providing direct and indirect patient care to Emergency Medicine patients as part of a multidisciplinary team. In addition, the resident will master the ability to perform research and process improvement projects and educate other pharmacists, health care professionals, and students. Pharmacists completing the residency will be trained as clinical specialists able to excel in the Emergency Department environment and as adjunctive faculty members.
Patient Care Experience:
Patient care is the foundation of this residency experience. The primary practice site is The Abercrombie and Fitch Emergency Department (ED) at The OSUWMC. The ED is a designated Level 1 Trauma Center, as well as a Comprehensive Stroke, Burn, and Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment Center and Cardiac Center with over 80,000 visits annually and an admission rate >40%. The ED includes over 100 beds: nine Level 1 Trauma-Critical Care beds, a 20 bed Observation Unit, a 15 bed Cancer ED hematology/oncology pod, and an Arrival Zone for minor illness or injury treatment. The required rotations include Orientation (4 weeks), Introduction to Triage in Emergency Medicine (4 weeks), Intermediate Triage in Emergency Medicine (4 weeks), Advanced Triage in Emergency Medicine (4-5 weeks), Observation Medicine (2 weeks), Psychiatry (2 weeks), Hematology/Oncology in Emergency Medicine (3 weeks), Emergency Medicine IPPE Clinical Precepting (2 weeks), Advanced Emergency Medicine (4-5 weeks), and Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital (4 weeks). Elective learning experiences include but are not limited to Surgical ICU, Medical ICU, Cardiology, Neuro ICU, Nocturnal Emergency Medicine, Central Ohio Poison Control, Community Emergency Medicine at OSU East Hospital, Clinical Precepting in Emergency Medicine
The PGY2 resident will experience mentorship from clinicians with research experience. A primary preceptor will guide the resident to generate a research question and carry out the major research project along with a statistician and EM faculty member. The resident will be expected to present their research project and prepare a manuscript suitable for publication.
The PGY2 EM resident will help precept Doctor of Pharmacy students enrolled at the The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, as well as PGY1 residents, and Advanced Topics In Emergency Medicine (ATEM 4th year Medical Students) at The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy. The resident will also have the opportunity for didactic and small group discussions at the College of Pharmacy, or education for nursing, EM physician residents, or pre-hospital providers.
Staffing responsibilities include 20 total weekends. Weekend staffing includes clinical weekends in the ED, staffing in UH central pharmacy, and the Ross Heart Hospital Satellite Pharmacy.
During the on-site and/or virtual interview, the candidate will meet with the Residency Program Director, ED preceptors, current PGY2 EM residents, and EM physician/nursing leadership. Additionally, the candidate will give a 5-minute pearl presentation on a topic of their choice.
About The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
As one of America’s top ranked academic medical centers, the mission of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC) is to improve people’s lives through innovation in research, education, and patient care.
OSUWMC is a 1443 bed multihospital delivery system recognized in 2021 as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for excellence in ten specialties by US News and World Report based on quality, outcomes, and reputation. OSUWMC is home to more "Top Doctors" than any other central Ohio hospital.