The University of Kansas Health System PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
The University of Kansas Health System
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
The University of Kansas Health System offers 6 positions in a 13-month post-PharmD training program. The PGY1 pharmacy residency is defined as an organized, directed, postgraduate training program that centers on development of the knowledge, attitudes and skills needed to pursue rational drug therapy.
The PGY1 pharmacy residency 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 with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
TUKHS PGY2 programs include Ambulatory Care, Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, Informatics, Oncology, Medication-Use Safety & Policy (MUSP), and Psychiatry.
The University of Kansas Health System is a multi-campus system providing world class care to patients in the Kansas City Metro and surrounding regions. The University of Kansas Hospital (KUH) is an 826 bed academic, surgical, teaching, and general medicine hospital. The University of Kansas Health System also contains 129 psychiatric beds across two facilities, an inpatient rehab unit and a surgical center. It is accredited by The Joint Commission and is a designated Magnet hospital, Level 1 Trauma Center, Burn Center, Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center, & National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. The pharmacy team provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care including transitions of care services to patients and staff 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The department focus is to maintain world class care and excellence in pharmacy practice while building a culture focused on medication safety. Our clinical pharmacists participate in multidisciplinary rounds, drug therapy management, transitions of care, pharmacokinetic monitoring, resident precepting, and student precepting.