The University of Tennessee Medical Center is a Level 1 Trauma and Academic Medical Center for the East Tennessee Region and beyond. Our pharmacy team covers multiple specialty areas including trauma, emergency medicine, vascular surgery/transplant, general medicine, critical care medicine, oncology, nephrology, cardiology, orthopedics, neurology, and women & infants.
This residency is a one-year specialty residency in critical care pharmacy. The resident will integrate into the multidisciplinary team in a variety of critical care settings including Medical Critical Care, Trauma Surgical Intensive Care, Neurocritical Care, and Cardiovascular Critical Care. They will also gain experience in the emergency department and have the opportunity to complete a number of additional subspecialty experiences including infectious diseases and metabolic support. Other experiences include a longitudinal academic requirement, an option for a longitudinal teaching certificate program if not already completed during the PGY1 year, precepting Pharm.D. students on clinical rotations, serving as principal investigator of an original research project, and providing ACPE-accredited and other formal presentations.
Our clinical pharmacists provide quality patient-oriented care, prospectively developing pharmaceutical plans for each patient and ensuring optimal pharmacotherapeutic outcomes. All activities are done in accordance with established policies, procedures, and regulations with the health and welfare of the patient paramount.
Eligibility for Tennessee licensure, college transcript, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited school of Pharmacy, ASHP-accredited PGY-1 pharmacy residency training, and letter of intent.
The University of Tennessee Medical Center is a 710-bed, acute care, teaching hospital. It serves the entire East Tennessee region, providing all general and specialty clinical services and carries a Level I trauma center designation, supported by an aeromedical helicopter program. The medical center campus includes the UT College of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Medicine which houses a large Family Medicine Clinic. The pharmacy staff provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week, through decentralized pharmacist teams supported by pharmacist specialists in a wide variety of clinical areas. Additionally, there are satellite pharmacies in the operating room and oncology areas. Ambulatory care is provided via specialty services to the patients in the Family Medicine Clinic, Patient-Centered Medical Home, and the Renal Transplant Clinic, among others.