Located in scenic New England, Yale New Haven Hospital is spread out on 2 campuses within walking distance of each other. The Pharmacy Department that serves both campuses is progressive, providing decentralized clinical services, automation, USP 797 sterile preparation, and support to numerous ambulatory clinics and a 125-bed skilled nursing facility.
Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) is a tertiary care hospital in the Yale-New Haven Health System. YNHH centers of excellence include oncology, pediatrics, pulmonology, cardiology, and women's health. YNHH serves as the primary teaching site for Yale University Schools of Medicine and Nursing. New Haven is located on the shoreline of Connecticut (Long Island Sound), a two hour drive from New York City and Boston.
The PGY-2 year consists of a series of learning experiences that span a 52 week period. Specific learning experiences and goals will be accomplished in discrete blocks of time, while others will occur longitudinally throughout the duration of the residency. Residency time will be generally structured as follows:
Orientation to facility and residency
Conference Attendance (ID Week, ASM Microbe, ACCP, ASHP, etc.)
Interviews / Holidays / Time Off
14 days off plus 3 interview days (not a contiguous block)
Residency Learning Experiences
Drug information training during orientation 1 week (if no previous formal training)
Infectious Diseases Consult Team 16 weeks
Pediatric Infectious Diseases Consult Team 4 weeks
Oncology Infectious Diseases 2 weeks
Critical Care Infectious Diseases 2 weeks
Microbiology introduction 1 week
Elective Rotations: 8 weeks
Intensive Care (Medical/Surgical)
Solid Organ Transplant
Hematology / Oncology
Bone Marrow Transplantation
Burn Intensive Care Unit
Repeat (with residency director approval)
Two shifts every 3rd weekend and approximately 1-2 evening shifts per month (12 day stretches required).
On call formulary pager coverage (schedule to be determined).
Weekend staffing in stewardship as schedule allows
*Any staffing shift including night shift may be filled at discretion of residency director
Residency project- submit research project for Infectious Diseases Week annual meeting and publication to infectious diseases or pharmacy journal
Longitudinal Opportunity in Adult HIV Ambulatory Services
Longitudinal microbiology and infection control
Longitudinal Antimicrobial Stewardship
3. Administrative reports/responsibilities
Participate on the System Antimicrobial Subcommittee (a subcommittee of the hospital and system’s Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee)
Participate on the monthly Infection Control meeting
Assume independent responsibility for specific stewardship report(s)
Assist in precepting PGY-1 residents on rotation and through the NF pager
4. Drug Information/Education
Nursing, Pharmacist and Physician in-services
Two Clinical Case Conference (pharmacy department conference)
At Least 1 Pharmacy Grand rounds presentation
University-level didactic lecture as available
Resident and Pharm.D. students (precept/lead discussions)
Journal club Presentations
BCPS study group (optional)
Opportunity for teaching certificate program if not done already
PGY2 Infectious Disease Requirements for Successful Graduation:
Educational checklist complete
Pharmacy Grand Rounds (1 hour presentation)
Clinical Case Conference (2: 20 minute presentations)
Nursing In-services (2)
Physician In-services (1)
Pharmacist In-service (1)
University level didactic lecture at School of Pharmacy or other health professional students (1)
Community Service (2)
Landmark Journal Club (2: 1 formal to whole department, 1 informal on rotation)
Policy, Protocol or Guideline (1)
Department Bulletin/Publication in Weekly (1)
Medication Use Evaluation/Cost Management Project (1)
Manuscript (1) (see below)
Portfolio complete (Completed documents for each checklist item uploaded to resident portfolio)
Cost management and longitudinal project completed
Achieved at least 80% of ASHP residency objectives (Preceptor marked as "achieved" on at least two occasions or other documentation demonstrating achievement of the objective as evaluated by the RPC/RPD)
Abstract submission and/or poster or platform presentation at local or national meeting such as ID week, ASM Microbe, Midyear, etc. as approved by RPD
Manuscript suitable for publication (Complete manuscript incorporating at least two rounds of preceptor feedback)
Compliant with all pharmacist mandatory requirements (e.g. current pharmacist license in good standing on file, completion of all mandatory training)
Application requirements: Curriculum vitae, Letter of intent, 3 letters of recommendation, eligible for CT pharmacist license (temporary or permanent license required prior to residency start, permanent CT pharmacist license must be obtained within 90 days of residency start).
About Yale New Haven Hospital
Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) is a non-profit, 1540-bed tertiary medical center receiving national and international referrals. Yale New Haven Hospital includes the York Street Campus, Saint Raphael Campus, Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven, Yale New Haven Children's Hospital and Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital.
Relying on the skill and expertise of more than 3,600 university and community physicians and advanced practitioners, including more than 600 resident physicians, Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-focused care in more than 100 medical specialty areas. As the primary teaching hospital for Yale School of Medicine (YSM), we have supervised physician residents and fellows supporting our medical staff by providing around-the-clock coverage and insightful, research-supported patient care.
Yale New Haven Hospital regularly ranks among the best hospitals in the U.S. and is accredited by The Joint Commission. In conjunction with YSM and Yale Cancer Center, YNHH is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching and clinical research. The National Institutes of Health has recognized many of our medical care and res...earch units for excellence, including our Cancer Prevention Research Unit, Cancer Information Service Center, Comprehensive Cancer Service, Digestive Disease Research Center, Child Health Research Center, Children's and Adults' Clinical Research Centers, and Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center.
Pharmacy Services Mission Statement: The mission of the Department of Pharmacy is to provide high value, patient-centered care. We will promote best practices that drive safe, effective, and timely medication therapy through all transitions of care. We will cultivate collaboration, innovation, education and career growth through employee engagement and practice advancement initiatives.
Through participation in diverse learning experiences, a pharmacist completing this program shall gain the skills and attributes necessary to positively affect patient outcomes in a variety of settings, to participate in the multidisciplinary provision of healthcare across the continuum, and to effectively manage their individual professional practice. The resident will synthesize knowledge and experience in the formulation of patient-specific, cost-effective pharmacotherapeutic plans. The resident will demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills in education of peers, other healthcare professionals, patients and members of the community about drug and health related topics. The resident will exhibit leadership, prioritization skills, and problem solving ability in their daily practice and will demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning. The resident will gain the tools necessary to adapt their practice in response to a continually changing healthcare environment. Residents will be active participants in departmental planning, budgetary preparation, resource management, quality improvement processes, medication use evaluation, and new program development.
Yale New Haven Hospital has a PGY1 and 10 PGY2 Residency programs.