University Health Truman Medical Center is an academic health center providing accessible, state-of-the-art quality healthcare to the Kansas City community and beyond. It has a level 1 trauma center and is the busiest adult emergency room in the Kansas City Metropolitan area with more than 60,000 visits a year.
This acute care program builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients of a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for post graduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. Pharmacists completing this residency will be competent and confident pharmacy practitioners of direct patient care in various environments.
Required rotations: adult internal medicine I and II, critical care, trauma surgery, infectious diseases, cardiology, pharmacy operations, longitudinal leadership, longitudinal staffing, and longitudinal research.
Elective rotations: emergency medicine, oncology, pediatric/neonatal care, psychiatric pharmacy, orthopedic surgery, ambulatory care, and pain management
Letter of interest
3 letters of reference using standard reference form in PhORCAS
Missouri license (or eligible)
Written case presentation (PowerPoint saved in 6 slide per page PDF and submitted to PhorCAS)
Quality, compassion, technology and innovation are at the heart of University Health in Kansas City, Missouri. The health system includes University Health Truman Medical Center (UH TMC), University Health Lakewood Medical Center (UH LMC), Behavioral Health, the Jackson County Health Department and a number of primary care practices throughout the metropolitan area. Recently named one of the nation's top academic medical centers, 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. UH TMC 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, University Health is also noted for asthma, diabetes, obstetrics, ophthalmology, weight management and women's health.