Harper University Hospital offers a twelve-month ASHP accredited PGY2 residency in ambulatory care in addition to the PGY2 pharmacotherapy residency and PGY1 residency in pharmacy practice. The ambulatory care resident will have the opportunity to collaborate with clinical pharmacist specialists and WSU faculty to build on and gain knowledge in ambulatory primary and specialty care.
Each resident is required to complete the core rotations set forth for the residency program, and teach in an individually designed experience in academia, set at Wayne State University. The resident is expected to work under the guidance of nationally published collaborative drug therapy management agreements in ASHP a host of ambulatory care clinics, develop expertise in providing care to a variety of patients, provide leadership to PGY1 residents and doctor of pharmacy students. The resident will be responsible for the completion of at least one research project of publishable quality and a minimum of one poster presentation at a national meeting in addition to a presentation of research at the a regional residency conference.
Harper University Hospital (HUH) is a 600-bed teaching facility, the largest of 9 hospitals that comprise the Detroit Medical Center (DMC). The DMC is the academic and training center for Wayne State University (WSU) School of Medicine and College of Pharmacy. The DMC has many ambulatory care sites throughout the system, including the University Health Center and the Harper Professional Building.
Outpatient services include geriatrics primary care clinic, anticoagulation services, cardiology clinic, neurology clinic, diabetes clinic and cystic fibrosis clinic. Optional rotations are also available in managed care. As part of the ambulatory healthcare team, the ambulatory care pharmacists conduct individual and shared medical appointment, can adjust and e-prescribe drug therapy under collaborative practice agreements.
The applicant must be an enthusiastic and highly motivated graduate of a college of pharmacy accredited in the United States and must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Michigan. Interested candidates should possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and have completed a PGY1 residency.
Candice Garwood, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, BCACP
Director, Pharmacotherapy PGY2 Residency Program
Clinical Professor Wayne State University
Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Ambulatory Care
Harper University Hospital
Department of Pharmacy Services
3990 John R. Rd
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: (313) 966-7883
Fax: (313) 745-1628
Visit us at https://www.dmc.org/for-health-professionals/training-programs/pharmacy-residency-programs
About PGY2 Residency in Ambulatory Care
The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) offers PGY2 residency programs in ambulatory care, critical care, emergency medicine, infectious diseases and pharmacotherapy. In addition, the postgraduate year 1 (PGY1) residency programs at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) include residencies at Children’s Hospital of Michigan (n=2), Detroit Receiving Hospital (n=3), Harper-Hutzel Hospital (n=4), and Sinai-Grace Hospital (n=2).