PGY2 residency programs build upon Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency training to develop pharmacist practitioners with knowledge, skills, and abilities as defined in the educational competency areas, goals, and objectives for advanced practice areas. Residents who successfully complete PGY2 residency programs are prepared for advanced patient care or other specialized positions, and board certification in the advanced practice area, if available.
University Health's critical care pharmacy residency is a 12-month program designed to prepare its graduates to assume positions in adult critical care, emergency medicine/trauma services in an urban teaching facility, similar to that of University Health. University Health is an academic teaching hospital providing the unique opportunity to not only precept pharmacy students, but also educate learners from other disciplines. In addition, the resident will have the opportunity to teach on an academic level at the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Pharmacy. Required learning experiences include critical care medicine, trauma surgery, emergency medicine, infectious disease, and solid organ transplant. The resident will also complete BLS/ACLS certification if they are not currently certified in addition to actively participating in the Advanced Trauma Life-Support course. Elective learning experience opportunities include cardiology, PICU/NICU, neurosurgical ICU, and participation in the teaching certificate program offered through the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Pharmacy.
This is not a formal job interview, but will serve to prepare candidates to meet the program members, learn more about the PGY2 program, and potentially apply for an interview through PhORCAS and the MATCH process.
International students encouraged to apply. Sponsorship is not provided.
Candidates will have graduated from varied schools of pharmacy, hold Doctorate of Pharmacy Degrees, and be actively completing a PGY1 pharmacy residency program.
University Health is an academic medical center providing quality healthcare to the Kansas City community and beyond, for those with the very best insurance and those with no insurance at all. Quality, compassion, technology and innovation are at the heart of University Health. These qualities, along with the organization’s steadfast commitment to providing equitable and accessible healthcare services to individuals with diverse backgrounds, played a significant role in University Health being recognized recently as one of the nation's top academic medical centers.
The health system includes University Health Truman Medical Center (UHTMC), University Health Lakewood Medical Center (UHLMC), Behavioral Health, the Jackson County Health Department and a number of primary care practices throughout the metropolitan area. University Health is the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri - Kansas City Health Sciences schools.
University Health provides an array of acute care and outpatient services. UHTMC has the busiest adult emergency room in the Kansas City metropolitan area with more than 60,000 visits a year. In addition to emergency medicine and trauma, Univers...ity Health is also noted for asthma, diabetes, obstetrics, ophthalmology, weight management, women's health and a new, Level III NICU.