Core experiences include cardiology, critical care, drug information, infectious diseases, internal medicine, management and medication safety
Four elective rotations may be selected. Electives may include (but are not limited to) the following: Bone Marrow Transplant, Endocrine, Geriatrics, Hematology/Oncology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Solid Organ Transplant. Residents may repeat any rotations in which they have a particular interest and they are not limited to rotations only offered at Methodist.
Formal case, guideline, disease state overview or journal club presentation to the clinical pharmacy staff is a monthly requirement.
- Develop or revise a policy and procedure
- Participate in department's quality assurance program
- Participate in recruitment for the residency program
- Organize Pharmacy Week activities for the hospital
- Every third weekend and one evening shift every two weeks averaged over a four week period
- Additional responsibilities as part of clinical specialist on-call program during the second half of the year
- Residents will work one major and one minor holiday
- Each resident is expected to plan, design and complete a major project with the guidance of a preceptor. Projects are presented at the UHC/ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference.
- A second, smaller project is also required which is often a Medication Use Evaluation of a formal patient safety/education process.
- ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
- Midwest Pharmacy Residents Conference