The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics PGY1/PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency is designed to provide concentrated training in clinical practice and administration of health-system pharmacy. The resident will obtain advanced knowledge in clinical practice and expertise in pharmacy administration, operations, personnel management, and leadership activities. The PGY1 year provides focused clinical pharmacy training in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, providing experience in all aspects of patient-centered care. The PGY2 year provides advanced training in health-system pharmacy administration, building off the clinical and leadership skills developed during the first year. A variety of teaching opportunities exist including preceptorship of pharmacy students, adjunct faculty position at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, and participation in a teaching certificate program. Completion of a formal research project and a medication use evaluation is required.
Residents may complete a Masters Degree from the following degree offerings:
Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Iowa College of Public Health
Executive Master of Health Administration (MHA) from the University of Iowa College of Public Health
Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics (MSHI)
Current benefits include: individual medical/dental insurance coverage, retirement with company matching, professional leave and travel allowance to attend national and regional meetings, access to the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy preceptor resources, nine paid holidays, 15 days paid time off, and 4 days paid for interviews.
Graduation from an ACPE Accredited School of Pharmacy.
Current or eligible for Iowa Pharmacist licensure.
Application materials include PHORCAS application, letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and official pharmacy education transcripts. Additionally candidates will be required to answer supplemental questions when applying.
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) is an internationally recognized teaching hospital that provides premier multidisciplinary patient care services while supporting an environment for health education programs at all levels and in all specialties. UIHC is recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa’s only comprehensive academic medical center. An approximately 860-bed comprehensive medical center and regional referral center, University of Hospitals and Clinics is committed to providing patient focused care that is available to every person, around the clock, in every environment devoted to innovative care, excellent service, and exceptional outcomes.