MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center - Emergency Medicine PGY2 (Booth #5336)
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Emergency Medicine Pharmacy
The Emergency Medicine (EM) PGY2 residency program offered at MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center provides extensive, hands-on training within the 56-bed Adult and Pediatric emergency departments where the resident is an integrated member of the interdisciplinary emergency medicine team. Residents complete core EM I-IV learning experiences, as well as required EM Leadership, Trauma, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Toxicology, and Infectious Disease experiences. The resident will present at monthly Pharmacy Education Conference, participate in ED committees and work groups, complete a longitudinal research project and create or revise one treatment guideline or protocol. Teaching opportunities include CME development, precepting PGY1 residents, and didactic responsibilities at Drake University. All experiences are individualized to meet each residents’ personal and professional goals.
The EM PGY2 program does NOT participate in PPS at ASHP Midyear, but will have representatives at the Midyear Showcase.
Applicants must be graduates of an ACPE-accredited College of Pharmacy, eligible for licensure in the state of Iowa, and have completed or be currently pursuing an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy practice residency.
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center is a 589-bed community teaching hospital and is one of the Midwest’s largest referral centers, offering a variety of specialty services that are unique to Iowa and the region. It has a 56-bed Adult and Pediatric emergency department with approximately 60,000 patient visits annually. MercyOne Des Moines is a Level II Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, Accredited Chest Pain Center, Primary Stroke Center, and has medical residency programs in internal medicine, family medicine, general surgery, and psychiatry, as well as a cardiology fellowship.
MercyOne is part of Trinity Health which is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic health care systems in the nation. It is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians caring for diverse communities across 25 states. Nationally recognized for care and experience, the Trinity Health system includes 88 hospitals, 131 continuing care locations, the second largest PACE program in the country, 125 urgent care locations and many other health and well-being services. Based in Livonia, Michigan, its annual operating revenue is $20.2 billion with $1.2 billion returned to its communities in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs.