PGY2 Medication Use Safety and Policy Residency (1 resident)
The UH Cleveland Medical Center postgraduate year two (PGY2) specialty residency in medication use safety and policy is a one-year postgraduate training program designed to transition PGY1 residency graduates from generalist practice to specialized practice that meets the needs of system wide management of the medication-use system at a large health system. This training focuses on integrating clinical, safety, policy, formulary, informatics, and drug distribution systems to optimize drug therapy for the University Hospitals Health System. Special focus is given to formulary management and medication safety, with aspects of quality improvement, analytics, informatics, accreditation, compliance, and administration. The resident will participate in system functions throughout the fifteen hospital health-system and locally at Cleveland Medical Center.
During the residency year, our resident will become an integral member of the system pharmacy department team, learning our systems and providing valuable new perspectives from their own experiences. Our team practices strong leadership and project management skills in our own day to day work; we hope to impart these valuable skills into our resident’s work practices. Our goal is to provide experience and learning such that the resident will be able to independently function as a System Pharmacy team member during their final/mastery month. Graduates of this residency program will be prepared to pursue a multitude of careers including Medication Safety, Medication Use Policy, Formulary Management, Drug Information. Throughout the residency experience, the resident will develop individual and professional skills that result in a highly marketable practitioner.
About University Hospitals Health System Cleveland
University Hospitals is one of the nation’s leading health care systems. It provides high-quality, patient-centered medical care at hundreds of locations throughout Northeast Ohio.The system’s 1,032-bed tertiary medical center, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, is an academic affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. This academic medical center includes UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, among the nation’s best children’s hospitals; UH Seidman Cancer Center, part of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center; and UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women.With more than 26,000 physicians and employees, our system is Northeast Ohio’s second-largest private-sector employer. UH performs more than 5.8 million outpatient procedures and nearly 62,000 inpatient discharges annually.University Hospitals’ goal is to provide comprehensive primary and community-based care – the kind of health care people need most – as well as access to the highest-quality specialty care when necessary