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Pharmacy resident rotations

Rotational experiences generally last one month each and include eight months of core experiences

Four months of elective experiences are available so the resident may select from among a list of available training experiences.

Core rotations

  • Hospital Practice/Orientation (July)
  • Adult Medicine/Family Medicine
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Critical Care
  • Formulary Management/Drug Information (longitudinal rotation)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatrics
  • Practice Management
  • Transitional/Project (December)

Elective rotations

  • Behavioral Health
  • Cardiology
  • Informatics
  • Clinical Program Development

Critical care

  • Burn
  • Medical
  • Emergency Services
  • Neuro
  • Surgical/Trauma
  • Nutrition Support
  • Hematology Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant

Longitudinal experiences

  • Inpatient Anticoagulation Dosing Service
  • Pharmacokinetic Dosing
  • Committee Involvement (e.g. P&T and its subcommittees, other interdisciplinary committees)
  • Formulary and Policy Maintenance
  • Medication Use Evaluation (MUE)
  • Safe Medication Practices and ADR Monitoring
  • Hospital Pharmacy Practice
  • Drug Information/Formulary Management
  • Automation & Technology
  • Practice Management

Concentrated experiences

Experiences will be short in duration (a few days) and focus on a specific area/task. Possible experiences include:

  • Preparation and participation in The Joint Commission survey
  • Budget preparation
  • Travel experiences to other sites