This residency will provide extensive training in drug therapy management for patients with cardiovascular diseases. Focused in ambulatory care, residents will have the opportunity to advance their skills and evidence-based knowledge of CV disease states, yet will also have the unique opportunity to promote the growth of clinical pharmacy services. Residents who successfully complete this program will be prepared for advanced patient care and academic practice, along with board certification in cardiology pharmacy (BCCP).
The program will provide training and experience to the resident through exposure to a variety of cardiovascular disease states, direct patient care, practice-based research and teaching. Primary residency activities will take place at Capital Cardiology Associates, Albany Medical Center and ACPHS.
The resident will be provided opportunities to promote the growth of clinical pharmacy services in an ambulatory care setting, develop and initiate new services and help provide outcome evidence of pharmacist-involvement.
Cardiac Care Unit (1 month)
Cardiopulmonary Services (1 month)
Structural heart clinic
Cardiac Rapid Care unit
Pharmacotherapy consult clinic
Lipid management clinic
Advanced Heart Failure Clinic
Affiliated with the School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences at Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (ACPHS), the resident will be provided opportunities to engage in educational activities including didactic and experiential precepting opportunities with Doctor of Pharmacy students. Residents will have the opportunity to complete the ACPHS Teaching and Learning Certificate program. The resident will also develop advanced clinical pharmacy and leadership skills by providing continuing education to healthcare practitioners, including routine in-services. Residents who successfully complete this program will be prepared for advanced patient care and/or academic practice.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendations to PhORCAS by January 6, 2020.
The applicant should be:
¨ self-directed, motivated and display a commitment to professional involvement
¨ strong emphasis is placed on interpersonal and communication skills and a desire to provide patient-centered care in an ambulatory pharmacy setting
Possess a PharmD. degree from an ACPE accredited School/College of Pharmacy
Be eligible for a license to practice pharmacy in New York state
Be a US citizen or carry a permanent resident VISA
Have completed or expect to complete a PGY1 ASHP-accredited residency program