The resident receives health insurance, sick leave, paid vacation, free parking, and professional travel reimbursement.
Pharmacists completing the 12-month PGY2 Thrombosis and Hemostasis Management Residency at Henry Ford Hospital will be qualified for positions in a broad range of pharmacy practice areas related to anticoagulation stewardship. They will be able to positively impact outcomes of patients using antithrombotic medications through both direct patient care and management of the drug use process. Graduates will also be competent in practice-based research, capable of leading anticoagulation stewardship services throughout a health system, and proficient in education of students, residents, health care professionals, and patients.
The resident will gain experience in the care of patients in a broad diversity of practice areas including the ambulatory care setting, emergency department, general practice units, and multiple areas of intensive care. The resident will be an active member of our system-wide anticoagulation committee. The program is designed to help foster the development of research and practice leadership skills.
Henry Ford Hospital is a 877 bed, tertiary care, teaching hospital and is part of Henry Ford Health. It is recognized for clinical excellence in the fields of cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, transplant, and oncology. The Thrombosis and Hemostasis Management resident will work with 11 PGY1 pharmacy practice residents as well as residents in the following PGY2 specialty areas: infectious diseases, critical care, pharmacotherapy, oncology, ambulatory care, and transplant medicine. The Thrombosis and Hemostasis Management resident will have opportunities precept 4th year student pharmacists from Wayne State University and/or PGY1 residents while on rotation.
This PGY2 residency program is in ASHP candidate status and has one position available per year.
Residents complete 13 four-week rotations including an orientation session in July. Ten required rotations are completed in core practice areas:
Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU*
Hematology Consult Service*
Transitions of Care
Ambulatory Anticoagulation Management* (off site)
Three rotations are completed in elective areas. Elective options include:
Solid Organ Transplant
Repeating any of the required clinical rotations marked with "*"
Additional activities: Present an ACPE-accredited continuing education seminar to the pharmacy staff Present journal clubs and patient cases to students and pharmacy staff Participate in Code Blue/Code Stroke coverage Participate in staffing and clinical pharmacy services every third weekend Participate in precepting pharmacy students Participate on a multidisciplinary hospital committee Participate in completion of a medication use evaluation Evaluate and present a medication for formulary review and/or develop or revise a policy Design and complete a residency project and participate in a structured research training program
Participate in a monthly seminar series with other THM residents and national topic experts
An optional teaching certificate program is available in collaboration with Wayne State University
Applicants must be a graduate of an ACPE-accredited College of Pharmacy, have completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency, and be eligible for Michigan licensure. Academic transcripts, letter of intent/personal statement, three professional references, and curriculum vitae should be submitted to PHORCAS. The application deadline is January 2nd.