HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency and PGY-2 Pharmacy Informatics Residency
HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital
Location: O'Fallon, Illinois
Established in 1875, HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is a community teaching hospital located in O’Fallon, Illinois, 15 miles from St. Louis, Missouri. St. Elizabeth’s Hospital serves over 40 different medical specialties and is the primary practice site for the St. Louis University Family Medicine Residency program. St. Elizabeth’s Hospital is a member of the Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS), a multi-institutional health care system that sponsors 15 hospitals that is based in Springfield, Illinois.
The HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program affiliated with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) School of Pharmacy is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and offers two PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency positions and one PGY-2 Pharmacy Informatics Residency position.
The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program allows the residents flexibility in designing their activities to meet their interests. Core rotations are comprised of Administration, Ambulatory Care, Critical Care, Distribution/Orientation, Internal Medicine and Advanced Internal Medicine, Pharmacy Informatics, and Medication Safety. More than ten elective opportunities are designed to develop advanced skills in a variety of areas and include, but are not limited to Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Disease, Oncology, Pain Management, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry. In addition, the program offers a Teaching Certificate in association with SIUE School of Pharmacy. Completion of a major research project suitable for publication is required along with a presentation at the Illinois Pharmacy Resident Conference.
The PGY-2 Pharmacy Informatics Residency Program is designed to develop the resident into a leader in pharmacy informatics and health information technology. The resident will provide support to the pharmacy and informatics departments for the 15 hospitals of HSHS. Rotation opportunities include Clinical Decision Support, Operational Informatics, Evidence-Based Medicine, Health System Informatics, Pharmacy Automation, Supply Chain, Vendor Informatics, Medication Safety, Pharmacy Information Systems, and Administration, Quality, and Regulatory Compliance. In addition, the program offers an elective Teaching Certificate program in association with the SIUE School of Pharmacy. The resident also will have the opportunity to deliver presentations at regional and national conferences.
HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, which maintains a Gold Seal of approval from the The Joint Commission, was founded by the Hospital Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis. Today we continue the mission of our founding sisters: to provide care for the sick and needy with a spirit of respect, care, competence and joy. We use progressive physician partnerships and the latest technology to provide personal, integrated health care across our entire system.
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