The Department of Pharmacy's mission is to provide high quality pharmaceutical care to our patients in an atmosphere of educational growth, shared respect, and communication. This specialized residency in Critical Care is a 12-month training program accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). The purpose of the program is to develop a well-rounded critical care practitioner and effective clinical instructor who can provide high-level clinical care in a variety of ICU settings and effectively share their knowledge and promote learning among students and other residents. The focus of the residency program is clinical practice, involving experiences with an interdisciplinary critical care team in surgical, neurological and medical ICU environments. The training is coordinated to allow the resident to master each of the disease states established within the ASHP Practice Standards for the PGY2 Residency in Critical Care. Residents will develop skills in managing drug therapy for patients with multiple disease states in the critical care setting, educating students and residents, and participating in clinical research.
At the residency completion, PGY2 graduates exit equipped to be fully integrated members of the interdisciplinary critical care team, able to make complex medication recommendations in the acute environment of the critically ill patient population. Graduates are also experienced in research in the critical care environment and excel in their ability to teach other health care professionals. They also acquire the experience necessary to exercise leadership for critical care practice in the health system. The residency program will also equip the graduate with the competencies than enable attainment of board certification in Critical Care.
Candidates for this residency must possess a Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy and be authorized to work in the United States. The resident must acquire a valid pharmacist license to practice in Florida by August 1st of the residency year..
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Completed a PGY-1 pharmacy residency
Prospective residents are required to submit the following:
Official Transcripts from all colleges of pharmacy attended
Three (3) letters of recommendation from professional references utilizing standard form required by PhORCAS™
Personal statement of intent
Acceptance and admission to the program is contingent on submission of all requested materials and meeting all eligibility requirements as determined by the program.
Residency candidates must participate in the Residency Matching Program.
Please submit all materials by the second Friday of January to the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS™).
About Baptist Hospital of Miami PGY2 Critical Care
Baptist Hospital of Miami offers 4 PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residencies, 1 PGY2 Critical Care Residency and 1 PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency. The PGY1 programs are designed to develop advanced skills in the areas of cardiology, oncology, critical care, emergency medicine, pediatrics and neuroscience and the specialty residencies in their field. The resident is integrated into the provision of comprehensive and advanced pharmacy services. During this training, residents precept Doctor of Pharmacy candidates from various pharmacy schools and are also required to present didactic lectures and drug therapy seminars. Residents have the option to participate in earning a teaching certificate. Pharmacy residents completing this program will be capable of conducting their practice with a high level of maturity and leadership. The goal of the residency is to develop the resident into an effective, confident clinician and educator, and to enhance his/her professional and leadership skills.
Baptist Hospital of Miami is the largest Baptist Health facility and one of America’s most preferred medical centers. The 728-bed hospital is Magnet certified for nursing care and is home to the Mia...mi Cardiac and Vascular Institute (MCVI) and the Miami Cancer Institute (MCI). MCVI is the largest and most comprehensive cardiovascular facility in the region. MCI in collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center offers a dynamic and forward-thinking partnership aimed at improving patient access to the latest and most effective cancer treatment advances and the highest caliber of cancer care. On campus is the Baptist Children’s Hospital with more than 200 pediatricians and a 24 hour Children’s Emergency Center. Additionally, Baptist Hospital of Miami is certified by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and has received the Gold Seal of Approval from TJC for meeting consistently high national standards of stroke care. Baptist Hospital’s Critical Care is widely recognized as one of the area’s finest. Highly skilled, 24 hour, on-site intensivists in conjunction with the Baptist Health’s eICU LifeGuard service, provide excellent care to the 48 bed unit for cardiothoracic, neurological, medical and surgical patients. Baptist Hospital has one of the largest Emergence Centers in the state. The ER is the second busiest emergency center in South Florida, treating more than 80,000 patients each year. Since 1960, Baptist Hospital of Miami has been one of the most respected medical centers in South Florida.