The PGY2 Pain Management and Palliative Care Pharmacy Residency Program at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is designed to develop PGY1 Pharmacy Residency graduates into clinical specialists who can successfully manage all aspects of pharmaceutical care for patients with pain management and palliative care needs. Graduates of this rigorous program will be well equipped to care for patients with complex comorbidities needing acute and chronic pain management, palliative and hospice care, and patients with comorbid opioid use disorder in both inpatient and ambulatory settings.
Required rotations include - Palliative Care I, Palliative Care II, Opioid Use Disorder I, Inpatient/Home hospice, Ambulatory Care I (Neurology), Anesthesia Pain Service (APS), Ambulatory Care II (Palliative Care/Oncology Supportive Care), Inpatient Psychiatry/Mental Health Engagement, Navigation, and Delivery (MEND).
Elective rotations include - Emergency Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine, Internal Medicine, ID Clinic, Medication Safety, Rheumatology Clinic
Longitudinal rotations include - Oncology Pharmacy Teach Program/Toxicity Support, Opioid Stewardship, Palliative Care Clinic.
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is world-renowned for its clinical and research excellence, forging the way for newer and better ways to diagnose and treat illnesses and disorders. Its long and rich history of top-notch patient care began more than two centuries ago with the founding of the nation's first medical school, the University of Pennsylvania. Since 1765 when it first opened its doors, Penn has been dedicated to the training of medical professionals and the discovery and implementation of new medical knowledge. The world-class faculty and staff of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania are dedicated to superior patient care, education, and research for a better, healthier future. Their significant and groundbreaking contributions to medicine are recognized both nationally and internationally. The interdisciplinary team of professionals provides personalized care and service to patients — all within a compassionate and respectful environment. Innovative research coupled with responsive, hands-on care allows Penn to tailor treatment specifically to individual patient needs. HUP's reputation as a world leader in medical research and clinical care ...attracts the highest quality medical specialists from around the world. The supportive and collaborative environment encourages physicians and staff to keep reaching ahead to find new ways to improve the quality and length of life for everyone.