This PGY1 program offered in ambulatory care settings fosters development of knowledge, skills and abilities needed to provide outstanding direct patient care and to educate current and future practitioners in ambulatory care settings. Residents practice longitudinally at two sites with strong pharmacy presence in patient-centered medical homes. The pharmacy resident has opportunities to work with physicians to design therapeutic plans for the management of chronic disease states along with a variety of acute care issues.
Patient interaction is encouraged through comprehensive medication reviews, management of diabetes, anticoagulation and transitional care, inhaler device teaching and individualized medication counseling. The resident is required to conduct and present a practice-oriented research project with college faculty support. College residents are trained and mentored in classroom teaching providing opportunity to improve their small group, didactic and experiential teaching skills. Teaching responsibilities are considered the staffing component of the program, and the resident can complete the requirements for a Teaching & Learning Program Certificate of Completion during their year. A required dispensing experience is completed at one of a variety of community pharmacies in the Columbus area. Residents have opportunity to complete 1-2 longitudinal elective experiences during their year to enhance the training received at their primary practice sites.
About The Ohio State University
As one of America’s top ranked academic medical centers, the mission of
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC) is to
improve people’s lives through innovation in research, education, and
patient care. OSUWMC is a 1443 bed multihospital delivery system
recognized in 2018 as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for excellence in
ten specialties by US News and World Report based on quality, outcomes,
and reputation. OSUWMC is home to more "Top Doctors" than any other
central Ohio hospital.