PGY2 Pharmacy Residencies at Detroit Receiving (Emergency Med, Crit Care, Infectious Diseases)
Detroit Medical Center - Detroit Receiving Hospital
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Type: Residency PGY-2
Specialty Practice Areas:
- Competitively priced medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, life and disability insurance
- Accrued paid time off (PTO) and professional time to attend meetings
- Online library access, photocopying, resident office with individual desk and computer, parking
- BLS/ACLS training and certification
- Pharmacy continuing education
- Mentorship program
- Complimentary membership to the Southeastern Michigan Society of Health System Pharmacists (SMSHP)
The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is committed to providing the highest quality postgraduate training in pharmacy practice and offers three PGY2 Pharmacy Residency programs based at Detroit Receiving Hospital (DRH) and University Health Center (UHC): Critical Care (1 position), Emergency Medicine (1 position), and Infectious Diseases (1 position). The ASHP-accredited PGY2 Pharmacy Residency Programs are designed to prepare a candidate to be a clinical pharmacy specialist who is qualified to practice in community or academic hospital settings, in each respective specialty area. In addition, the residents will be eligible for attainment of board certification in critical care, emergency medicine, or infectious diseases.
The department of pharmacy at DRH provides 24/7 clinical services and the resident will have the opportunity to collaborate with nurses, medicine residents/fellows, clinical pharmacy specialists and Wayne State University (WSU) faculty to build upon their previous knowledge base and gain a well-rounded experience in critical care, emergency medicine or infectious diseases pharmacotherapy. The PGY2 Pharmacy Residency programs will be tailored to the needs of the resident based on previous clinical experience.
Critical Care Residency Program
CORE LEARNING EXPERIENCES: Medical intensive care (DRH - 1 month, Harper University Hospital (HUH) -1 month); Surgical intensive care (1 month); Burn intensive care (1 month); Neuro / neurotrauma intensive care (1 month); Emergency medicine (1 month).
ELECTIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCES: Cardiac intensive care; Cardio-thoracic surgery; Toxicology – Michigan’s Poison Control Center; Infectious diseases/antimicrobial stewardship; Pediatric intensive care unit; Solid organ transplantation; Nutrition/Metabolic management.
Emergency Medicine Residency Program
CORE LEARNING EXPERIENCES: General clinical and pharmacy operations (1 month); General Emergency Medicine (1 month); Medicine and Critical Care (1-2 months); General Surgery and Trauma (1 month); EM Antimicrobial Stewardship (1 month); Community Emergency Medicine – Sinai-Grace Hospital (SGH) (1 month); Pediatric Emergency Medicine – University of Michigan (1 month); Medical Intensive Care (1 month); Toxicology – Michigan’s Poison Control Center (1 month).
ELECTIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCES: EMS ride-along; Neurotrauma ICU; Surgery-trauma ICU; Burn ICU; Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU - Henry Ford Hospital; Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship.
Infectious Diseases Residency Program
CORE LEARNING EXPERIENCES: ID consult (DRH - 1 month, HUH - 1 month), Antimicrobial Stewardship (DRH - 1 month, SGH - 1 month); Pediatric ID consult at Children's Hospital of Michigan (CHM); Microbiology at UHC and the Anti-infective Research Laboratory at WSU; longitudinal HIV/ID outpatient experience at the WSU ID clinic; ID/ASP combined (DRH - 1 month, HUH - 1 month).
ELECTIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCES: Medical intensive care, Surgical intensive care; Burn intensive care; Emergency medicine; Outpatient HIV; immunocompromised/transplant ID.
The applicant must be an enthusiastic and highly motivated graduate of a college of pharmacy accredited in the United States and must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Michigan. Interested candidates should possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and have completed an ASHP Accredited PGY1 residency.
About Detroit Medical Center - Detroit Receiving Hospital
The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Departments of Pharmacy Services have been training pharmacy residents since 1981 and are committed to providing high quality postgraduate training in contemporary hospital pharmacy practice. The programs are designed to meet each resident’s individual needs and assist them in attaining their personal and professional goals. Each DMC hospital offers unique opportunities for pharmacists who desire advanced training in pharmacy practice in a variety of settings. The Post Graduate Year One (PGY1) pharmacy residency programs emphasize all aspects of clinical and pharmacological management in adult and pediatric patients. The Post Graduate Year Two (PGY2) pharmacy residency programs contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in specialized areas of practice.