Yale New Haven Hospital PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Residency Program
Yale New Haven Hospital
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August 22, 2018
New Haven, Connecticut
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 PGY2 Residency 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:
Residency duration: 52 weeks
Orientation / Training 2 weeks
Interviews / Holidays / Time Off 14 days + 3 interview days (not a contiguous block)
Residency Learning Experiences 48 weeks
**Project Days 1 week
**AST Fellows Symposium/American Transplant Congress 2 weeks
Required Rotations: 36weeks
Adult & Pediatric Kidney Transplant 8 weeks
Adult & Pediatric Liver Transplant 8 weeks
Transplant Clinic 8 weeks
Heart Transplant 4 weeks
Transplant Infectious Disease 4 weeks
End-stage Liver Disease Service 4 weeks
Elective Rotations: 12 weeks/3 rotations
Critical Care (MICU and/or SICU)
Off-site elective (ex. lung transplantation)
End Stage Lung Disease
Hepatology Consult Service
Nephrology Consult Service
Repeat (with residency director approval)
Residency project(s): Submit research project for AST meeting and publication to transplant or pharmacy journal
Medical Review Board, Donor Advocacy Panel, Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) meetings for liver and/or kidney throughout the year
Education and Opportunities to precept:
Teaching Certificate Program
Peer-review Journal Publications
Nursing and Physician In-services
Clinical Case Conference Presentations
Transplant Journal Club Presentations
Continuing education presentations
Local pharmacy school didactic lectures
Supervise PGY1 residents and pharmacy students
Participation at Transplant QAPI meetings
• On call formulary pager coverage (schedule to be determined)
• Two shifts every third weekend and approximately 1-2 weekday shifts per month covering the transplant service (12 day stretches required)
*Any staffing shift including night shift may be filled at discretion of residency director
PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Requirements for Graduation:
Educational checklist complete
One hour pharmacy grand rounds or ACPE accredited lecture (1)
Clinical case conference (2)
Nursing in-services (4)
Physician in-services (4)
Lecture at school of pharmacy (1)
Career related community service (2)
Contribution to Pharmacy Department Bulletin (1)
Epic Tickets (2)
P&T monograph or class review (1)
Medication Use Evaluation (1)
Transplant Quality Assurance Process Improvement presentation (2)
Protocol creation or update (1)
Review of manuscripts submitted for peer review (2)
Poster or platform related to transplant at a meeting (1)
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)
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, three letters of recommendation, eligible for licensure in Connecticut (temporary or permanent CT pharmacist license required before residency start; permanent CT pharmacist license must be obtained within 90 days of residency start date).
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.