PGY1 Pharmacy & PGY2 Medication Use Safety and Policy
The PGY1/PGY2 Medication-Use Safety and Policy program is a 24-month specialty residency that prepares the resident to assume a leadership role in devising and implementing system changes that improve the safety, efficiency, and appropriateness of the medication-use system. The training experience in the first year is composed of four competency areas: 1) patient care; 2) advancing practice and improving patient care; 3) leadership and management; and 4) teaching, education and dissemination of knowledge. The training experience in the second year focuses on medication safety and quality improvement. The resident will work closely with the medication safety, quality, and formulary management teams to investigate medication-related events, assess compliance with regulatory standards and best practice recommendations related to medication-use safety, and develop and implement system changes to ensure safe and efficient use of medications. The resident has the opportunity to rotate at The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) as well as complete a longitudinal educational experience through the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute of Patient Safety and Quality Leadership Academy.