Learn Among the Nation's Best in Clinical Pharmacy
UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside is an academic learning center and serves as the flagship hospital system for UPMC. Located in the heart of Oakland, UPMC Presbyterian is an adult medical-surgical referral hospital and a site of ongoing research and graduate programs in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh. Our hospital is a renowned center for organ transplantation and a recognized leader in cardiology with specialties in Cardiothoracic surgery, Critical care medicine, Trauma services, and Neurosurgery. Presbyterian is designated as a Level I Regional Resource Trauma Center, a nationally certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, and as a Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Center.
UPMC Shadyside is a nationally ranked, 520-bed non-profit, tertiary, teaching hospital located in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. UPMC Shadyside is a part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and grouped in with the flagship UPMC Presbyterian. The hospital is near UPMC's flagship campus which houses Presbyterian and Montefiore. As the hospital is a teaching hospital, it is affiliated with University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The hospital has an emergency room to handle emergencies, with a rooftop helipad to transport critical patients to and from the hospital. UPMC Shadyside houses the flagship campus of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, a nationally ranked cancer hospital.
Practicing at one of the nation’s leading health centers, the program prides itself on its historic relationship with The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy, and offers a unique Mastery of Teaching Recognition, as well as ample opportunities to precept learners. With such a wide variety of opportunities to pursue, the program makes deliberate efforts to understand the passions of its learners and prepare them to enter the workforce among the top in their fields. Program graduates have a storied history of success given the wide variety of opportunities available and continue to advance the profession with each generation of learners.
PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Cardiology – Additional Specifics
The PGY2 residency in cardiology is designed to transition PGY1 resident graduates from generalist practice to specialized practice that meets the needs of cardiovascular patients. It is defined as an organized, directed, accredited program that builds upon the competencies of PGY1 pharmacy training. This residency is focused in cardiovascular pharmacotherapy, clinical research, and academia and is meant to increase the resident’s knowledge, skills, attitudes, and abilities to raise the resident’s level of expertise in medication therapy management and clinical and academic leadership. Graduates of the residency program have a storied history of assuming roles as inpatient/outpatient cardiovascular clinicians, clinical educators, and clinical researchers across the nation.
Program Contact: Janine Then, PharmD, BCPS (firstname.lastname@example.org)
PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Solid Organ Transplant - Additional Specifics
The transplantation/solid organ pharmacy residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is designed for the individual interested in developing specialized clinical expertise in pharmaceutical care for transplant patients. UPMC is the premier health system in western Pennsylvania, one of the most renowned academic medical centers in the United States, and a world leader in the field of transplantation. The transplantation pharmacy resident will gain expertise in the management of transplant patients in all phases of their care, from the intensive care unit to the ambulatory clinic. The resident will gain expertise in pathophysiology of disease leading to the need for organ transplantation, the management of immunosuppressive therapy, acute and chronic post-transplant complications, therapeutic drug monitoring, and management of drug interactions.
Program Contact: Cody Moore, PharmD, MPH, BCTXP, BCPS (email@example.com)
Visit us at PPS 2023!
Several program representatives will be available for brief on-site and virtual interviews in Anaheim during the 2023 Personnel Placement Service. Please use the scheduling portal to request a 30-minute meeting or reach out to Heather Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any immediate technical/program-related questions.
UPMC is a world-renowned, nonprofit health care provider and insurer committed to delivering exceptional, people-centered care and community services. Headquartered in Pittsburgh and affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC is shaping the future of health through clinical and technological innovation, research, and education. Dedicated to advancing the well-being of our diverse communities, we provide more than $1 billion every year in community benefits, more than any other health system in Pennsylvania. Our 95,000 employees — including more than 5,000 physicians — care for patients across 40 hospitals and 800 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites in Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland, as well as overseas. UPMC Insurance Services covers 4.5 million members with a focus on providing the highest-quality care at the most affordable price.
UPMC offers an array of training opportunities in the adult medical/surgical, critical care, and ambulatory care settings. UPMC Department of Pharmacy provides contemporary pharmaceutical care and is on the leading edge in establishing and evaluating alternative models of care. The Medical Center serves... as a primary teaching site for Pharm.D. students and is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.
The School of Pharmacy, a leader and innovator in education, practice and research, is one of 16 schools/colleges located on the Oakland campus, which includes the six schools of the health sciences. Pitt Pharmacy ranks #10 among schools of pharmacy in total research funding and is known as an innovator in research, education and practice. Pitt Pharmacy partners with UPMC, one of the leading integrated health care delivery networks in the country, to provide state-of-the-art pharmacy services and patient care. The Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics is integrated with UPMC and together support the leadership and management of pharmacy services as well as clinical programs including Antibiotic Management Program, Ambulatory Care Programs, Medicine, Pharmacogenomics, Palliative Care, Oncology, Transplantation, Critical Care, and Cardiology. The Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics is home to the Grace Lamsam Pharmacy Program for the Underserved. In partnership with UPMC, the department is home to twelve accredited residency programs, plus twelve pharmacy fellowship training programs. For more information about the School of Pharmacy, visit http://www.pharmacy.pitt.edu.