Residency Special Features: Critical Care Pharmacy Residency is specialized program consisting of 12 months in training and experience. It is designed with a primary emphasis to develop independent practitioner with a thorough understanding of evidence-based critical care pharmacotherapy. The program prepares the graduates to become integrated member of interdisciplinary team, learn to manage complex critical care pharmacotherapy regimens and serve the pharmacy profession through education and committee work. Throughout the year, the resident will gain exposure to scientific writing, teaching, and precepting opportunities. The resident will complete training in pharmacy operations, core rotations, and multiple elective rotations during the one-year residency program. The program can be customized for each resident based upon the residents’ interests and previous experience. Unique to this program are exposure to nutrition support, infectious diseases, cardiac surgeries, solid organ transplants, hematology/ oncology and complex medical and surgical care.
Special Requirements for Acceptance: Graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy, completion of an accredited PGY1, Saudi citizenship, eligible for pharmacist licensure in Saudi Arabia within 3 months of starting the program, and passing of an admission examination and an interview. Applications submitted must include academic transcript, curriculum vitae, a 1-page letter of intent, and 3 letters of recommendation.
About King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH&RC) is a 1663-bed tertiary/quaternary care hospital in Saudi Arabia. It is reputed as one of the leading hospitals in the Middle East. KFSHRC is recognized locally, regionally, and internationally for providing specialized medical treatment, and adopted the best medical practices, latest technology, and state-of-art facility to provide excellent medical care. The hospital is based on North American Standards of practice, and has been accredited by the Joint Commission since 2000.