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UW Medicine
1959 NE Pacific Street
BOX 356015
Seattle, WA 98195
Code: 95007
NMS Code: 671473
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Palliative Care/Pain Management Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Mina Kim
(206) 598-6060
Fax: (206) 598-6075
Director of Pharmacy: Shabir M Somani, MS, MBA, FASHP
(206) 598-6052
Fax: (206) 598-6075
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 months residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 2017-12-31
Starting Date: 2019-07-15
Estimated Stipend: 57000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The PGY-2 residency in Pain Management and Palliative Care at UW Medicine provides training to develop knowledgeable and skilled practitioners in an area where there is increasing pharmacy need and demand. Through this residency, the resident will work as an integral member of an interdisciplinary team to help provide optimal management of pain and palliative care patients. The resident will receive training to become knowledgeable in various acute and chronic (malignant and non-malignant) pain conditions. There will also be additional rotations for the resident to develop the skills necessary to provide palliative care to patients throughout their illness and at the end-of-life. The resident will be expected to actively participate in the development of leadership skills, education (teaching and precepting) and research. The goal of this program is to cultivate practitioners who are able to provide advanced pharmaceutical care in pain management and palliative care to improve the safety and lives of patients.
Fringe Benefits:   Annual vacation, professional leave, sick leave, paid holidays, medical/dental insurance, affiliate faculty appointment with the UW School of Pharmacy.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Eligibility for Washington licensure.
Owner Affiliate: UWMC: State/HMC: County
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 163
Non-Professional Staff: 150
Number of Medical Centers: 2
Total Beds: 800
Average Daily Census: 742
Site Special Features:   Rotations will be offered at the University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance which includes Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center. There will also be rotations with outside organizations (i.e. hospice) so the resident may participate and learn in well-established palliative care institutions.

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