The Department of Pharmacy Services is a dynamic department with a progressive clinical focus. The 464 bed facility is staffed by sixteen pharmacists, eleven pharmacy practice residents, one fellow, ten interns, thirteen pharmacotherapy specialists, technicians, messengers, and a dedicated management team, the department participates in all aspects of medication safety and dispensing with state of the art computer systems and technology. Dispensing services are achieved with a balance of professional, technical, and automated services, including a complete intravenous admixture service, TPN compounder, robotics, and full EMR. Clinically, the department maintains around-the-clock drug information and consultative services, including: pharmacokinetic dosing, nutrition support, collaborative drug therapy ambulatory care clinics, IV to PO substitution, automatic therapeutic substitution under protocol, antimicrobial stewardship program, inpatient anticoagulation program, nutrition support service and response to all cardiac arrest calls and rapid response calls The Brooklyn Hospital Center has a large medical residency/fellowship program in most modalities including Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Surgery, OB/Gyn, Pediatrics, Oncology Cardiology and Pulmonology. The Pharmacy Practice Residency Program consists of five PGY-1 residents, a PGY-2 resident and fellow in Infectious Diseases, and two PGY-2 residents in Ambulatory Care. and two PGY-2 residents in Emergency Medicine. Details on our programs can be found on our program website: Pharmacy Residency Programs
The Brooklyn Hospital Center is Brooklyn’s oldest hospital. A prestigious teaching hospital that is dedicated to providing outstanding acute care in a state-of-the-art delivery environment, the hospital is located in Downtown Brooklyn, merely minutes from Manhattan. A major transportation hub makes the hospital easily accessible by car, bus, railroad, and subway. The hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission.