The residency program facilitates the development of critical care pharmacy specialists who excel in providing care to critically ill patients and are qualified for a clinical faculty appointment at a college of pharmacy. Residents will refine their skills in the critical care environment via a well-established integrated clinical practice model with increased autonomy and responsibility for managing patient care, overseeing students and residents, and involvement with practice management endeavors. Required learning experiences include: Trauma I and II, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Metabolic Support, Neurocritical Care, Cardiovascular Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, and Academia. In addition, completion of the Teaching and Learning Program is required if one was not completed during the PGY1 residency year. Elective experiences include: Neonatology, Critical Care Medicine II, Emergency Medicine II, Nightshift Medicine, and Transplant Medicine.
Eligibility for Tennessee licensure as a registered pharmacist, college transcripts, curriculum vitae, letter of intent, 3 completed reference writer forms via PhORCAS, Pharm.D. degree from United States accredited college of pharmacy, United States citizenship or permanent residency, and completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency. All application materials will be accepted through PhORCAS.
About UT Medical Center
The University of Tennessee Medical Center is a 600-bed, tertiary care facility that serves the entire East Tennessee region, providing all general and specialty (including Level III Neonatal ICU) clinical services, and a Level I Trauma Center designation supported by an aeromedical helicopter program. The hospital utilizes an electronic Medication Administration Record and Bar-Coded Medication Administration along with Computerized Prescriber Order Entry and Documentation. The pharmacy staff at UTMC provides comprehensive pharmaceutical care, including operating a surgery satellite, oncology satellite, retail pharmacy, twelve integrated clinical teams, and specialized services in 18 clinical areas. The department also has a full-time medication safety office and supports a growing clinical trials operation. The campus includes a graduate school of medicine as well as a college of pharmacy, allowing for additional teaching and learning opportunities.