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 program builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in advanced or specialized practice. Residents who successfully complete this program will possess competencies that qualify them for clinical pharmacist and/or faculty positions and will position them to be eligible for attainment of board certification in critical care pharmacy.
Required rotations: critical care, trauma surgery, emergency medicine, infectious disease, and NICU
Elective rotations: critical care II, trauma surgery II, emergency medicine II, CVICU (off-site), PICU/NICU (off-site), neurosurgical ICU (off-site), teaching certificate
Completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency from an accredited program
Letter of interest
3 letters of reference using standard reference form in PhORCAS
Missouri license (or eligible)
Written case presentation (PowerPoint saved in 6 slides per page PDF and submitted to PhORCAS). The PowerPoint will be presented during the interview (no longer than 15 minutes).
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.