Harper-Hutzel Hospital (HHH) offers a twelve-month ASHP accredited PGY2 residency in pharmacotherapy in addition to the PGY1 residency in pharmacy practice. The pharmacotherapy resident will have the opportunity to collaborate with clinical pharmacist specialists and WSU faculty to build on and gain knowledge in a wide variety of areas.
Each resident is required to complete the core rotations set forth for the residency program, and teach a minimum of 1 semester of Patient Care Lab at WSU. The resident is expected to participate in patient care rounds, develop expertise in providing pharmaceutical care to a variety of patients, provide leadership to PGY1 residents and doctor of pharmacy students, as well as participate in the development of clinical pathways and drug-use protocols for the hospital. 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 a regional pharmacy conference.
Harper-Hutzel Hospital is a 500+ bed teaching facility, the largest of the hospitals that comprise the Detroit Medical Center (DMC). HHH is home to one of the largest general medicine populations in the DMC and specializes in nephrology, cardiology, infectious diseases, neurology, neurosurgery, and solid organ transplant. HHH is affiliated with Wayne State University Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy and serves as a major teaching site for medical, pharmacy, and nursing students, medical residents and fellows.
Pharmacy Services focus on patient care at Harper-Hutzel Hospital, the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan and the DMC Heart Hospital. As part of the healthcare team, clinical pharmacists and specialists conduct patient rounds, analyze all drug therapy, and provide up-to-date pharmacotherapeutic data. Some of our pharmacy based programs include vancomycin and aminoglycoside dosing, renal dosing, inpatient anticoagulation dosing services, and pharmacist run heart failure pharmacotherapy clinic.
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.
Deadline: January 4
PhORCAS submission, a detailed letter of intent, three references in PhORCAS, transcripts, and curriculum vitae.
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).