Residency Learning Sites

Internal Medicine

Residents are responsible for identifying and resolving medication therapy issues and work toward assuming care of all patients on the unit.  The participate in multidisciplinary rounds. Residents also assist in precepting Pharm.D. students. 

Preceptor: Jacklyn Harris, Pharm.D, BCPS

Integrated Care I

Residents are responsible for ensuring safe and effective medication use and distribution for their assigned patient care units. They work with nurses and physicians to provide excellent pharmaceutical services, including pharmacokinetic consults, medication dosing consults, and patient counseling.

Preceptor: Krista Aljets, Pharm.D, BCPS

Integrated Care II

Residents are responsible for ensuring safe and effective medication use and distribution for patients throughout the hospital. They perform order review/verification/clarification, pharmacokinetic consults, and medication dosing consults. Residents also are responsible for reviewing adverse drug reactions and managing alerts from the pharmacy alert system.

Preceptors: Jessica Laubscher, Pharm.D, BCPS, Peggy Pace, RPh, BCPS, Christine Riat, Pharm.D

Antibiotic Stewardship

Residents are responsible for identifying and resolving medication therapy problems for patients on the Infectious Disease (ID) service, as well as making appropriate recommendations. They also monitor high use/high cost antibiotics daily to ensure appropriateness of therapy. Residents actively participate in rounds with the ID physicians.

Preceptor: Bhumi Pathak, Pharm.D.

Outpatient Oncology

Residents are responsible for ensuring safe and effective medication use for all patients receiving treatments in the infusion center. They get the opportunity to educate nurses, physicians, and patients throughout the experience.  Residents help oversee the running and management of the outpatient pharmacy satellite.  

Preceptor: Austin Jenkins, Pharm.D, MBA

Information Technology

Residents are responsible for learning and reviewing existing information systems and creating new safeguards within the existing systems. They help educate pharmacists, nurses and physicians with any new processes that take affect. They actively participate in IT meetings and projects. The residents may also assist in precepting Pharm.D. students. 

Preceptor: Michael E. Green, Pharm.D, BCPS

Administration

The Administration rotation help residents become familiar with key principles utilized in hospitals and health systems for leadership and pharmacy administration. The syllabus is designed to expose the learner to leadership and administrative nomenclature, key principles, tools and available resources. The learner participates in several activities designed to improve their working knowledge and experience with leadership concepts. Rotations enable residents to apply knowledge in any pharmacy practice setting to improve leadership skills.

Preceptor: Nancy Konieczny, RPh, MBA, Karen Scott, RPh 

Critical Care

Pharmacy residents on rotation in the intensive care units are responsible for providing excellent pharmaceutical care for patients who are in need of critical care services. They actively participate in the care of patients and help recommend drug therapy for a spectrum of diseases and conditions, working with a multidisciplinary team rounding daily in the ICU.  They are responsible for providing pharmacokinetic consults, medication dosing consults, and are available as a resource for drug information for other health professionals.

Preceptor: Krista Aljets, Pharm.D, BCPS 

Emergency Medicine

Pharmacy residents on rotation in the emergency department are responsible for providing optimal drug management for patients who are in need of emergent care. They actively participate in the care of patients and help recommend drug therapy for a spectrum of diseases and conditions, from acute pharyngitis to advanced cardiac life support. They educate patients about their medications and are available as a resource for drug information for other emergency health professionals.

Preceptor: Leah Crow, B.S, M.S, Pharm.D, BCPS