The Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (PCP) at Saint Joseph's University offers a one-year PGY2 Critical Care Residency in conjunction with Cooper University Health Care. Cooper University Hospital is a 663-bed, non-profit, academic medical center in Camden, NJ. Residents also have opportunities for learning experiences with affiliated institutions in the Philadelphia area. This residency is ASHP-accredited.
This residency further refines skills attained during a PGY1 residency, specifically skills in (1) providing direct patient care in a critical care setting, (2) conducting critical care related research, and (3) educating Doctor of Pharmacy students. Trainees will be prepared to be critical care pharmacy specialists and academicians. The resident will participate in didactic and experiential education of Doctor of Pharmacy students while completing a teaching and learning curriculum program. Certification opportunities include: Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS); Basic Life Support (BLS); BLS and ACLS instructor. The resident will develop a manuscript appropriate for submission to a peer-reviewed journal.
Number of positions: 2
Medical/Surgical ICU I, II, III
Critical Care Scholarship and Education
Electives (Based on interest and availability):
Repeat a required learning experience
Neurocritical Care Unit
Critical Care Consult Service, including emergency medicine consults
About Philadelphia College of Pharmacy with Cooper University Health Care
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy is the first pharmacy school in the nation and part of the Saint Joseph's University. The Department of Pharmacy Practice is dedicated to educating students in pharmacy, conducting research, and performing service to advance the University, the profession, and society.