The PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency at the University of Iowa provides the necessary opportunities and experiences for highly motivated pharmacists to achieve their professional goals of becoming a critical care clinical pharmacist. The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics is a Level 1 Trauma Center, an American Burn Association verified Burn Treatment Center, and an accredited center for both Stroke and ECMO. As a regional referral center with over 100 intensive care unit beds for adults, UI Hospitals & Clinics cares for the most complex and highest acuity patients in the state.
The resident will serve as an integral member of the interdisciplinary team caring for patients in the five core practice areas of Surgical Neurosciences ICU, Cardiovascular ICU, Medical ICU, Emergency Department, and Nutrition Support. Elective rotations will be tailored to meet individual interests. The resident will also participate in longitudinal rotations throughout the year, including code blue and rapid response coverage, research, ICU staffing, and academia/preceptorship. The resident will actively participate in precepting pharmacy students and will have an adjunct instructor appointment at the UI College of Pharmacy. In addition to other academic opportunities offered by the program, the resident will have the opportunity to complete the Pharmacy Educator Preparation Program for Residents (PEPPR) Teaching Certificate program. Upon completion of the program, the resident will be proficient in critical care pharmacotherapy, qualified to practice in a variety of healthcare settings, and prepared for board certification in critical care pharmacy.
Current benefits for all programs include: medical/dental insurance, professional leave and travel allowance to attend national and regional meetings, access to the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy preceptor resources, and 15 days of paid time off for vacation, sick time, or other personal use.
Graduation from an ACPE Accredited School of Pharmacy.
Current or eligible for Iowa Pharmacist licensure.
Completion of ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program.
Application materials include PHORCAS application, letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and official pharmacy education transcripts.
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.