Residency Listing

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
1 Deaconess Road
Boston, MA 02215
Code: 13031
NMS Code: 745052
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Critical Care Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: I. Mary Eche, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCP, CACP
(617) 754-3854
Fax: (617) 754-3865
Director of Pharmacy: Margaret Stephan, M.S., RPh
(617) 754-3815
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo/residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Estimated Stipend: 53000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Critical Care at BIDMC is designed to transition PGY1 residency graduates from generalist practice to specialized practice focused on the care of critically-ill patients. PGY2 residency graduates exit equipped to be fully integrated members of the interdisciplinary critical care team, able to make complex medication and nutrition support recommendations in this fast-paced environment. Upon successful completion of the program, residents will have achieved the following required educational outcomes, goals, and objectives for the PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Critical Care:
  • Demonstrate leadership and practice management skills.
  • Optimize the outcomes of critically ill patients by providing evidence-based medication therapy as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrate excellence in the provision of training, including preceptorship, or educational activities for health care professionals and health care professionals in training.
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to conduct a critical care pharmacy research project.
  • Participate in the management of medical emergencies.
  • Perform quality improvement activities aimed at enhancing the safety and effectiveness. of medication-use processes in the critical care area.
  • Provide formalized critical care medication-related information.
  • Demonstrate additional leadership and practice management skills.
  • Contribute the critical care pharmacy perspective to planning for and/or management of mass casualty events.
  • Demonstrate skills required to function in an academic setting.
Fringe Benefits:   Paid vacation/holidays/sick leave, health/life insurance, and professional travel reimbursement.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Applicants must be graduates of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited degree program or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP); Completion of pharmacy practice residency; Licensed or eligible for licensure in Massachusetts (residents must be licensed within 90 days of initiation of residency); Letter of interest including a statement of professional goals and reasons for pursuing a PGY2 Pharmacy Residency Program; Curriculum Vitae; Official Pharmacy School Transcript and; Three references utilizing the Standardized Reference form in Phorcas. Reference writers should also complete the questions in the narrative section in Phorcas in its entirety.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 70
Non-Professional Staff: 60
Number of Medical Centers: 2
Total Beds: 672
Average Daily Census: 600
Site Special Features:   BIDMC is a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, and is renowned for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, teaching and community service. The mission of BIDMC is to provide extraordinary care, where the patient comes first, supported by world-class education and research. We serve our patients compassionately and effectively and work to create a healthy future for them and their families. Our mission is supported by our commitment to provide personalized excellent care for our patients and a workforce committed to individual accountability, mutual respect and collaboration. Located in the heart of Boston's medical community, BIDMC hosts nearly three quarters of a million patient visits annually in and around Boston. At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, we are passionate about leading-edge patient care. As a major teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, we are Boston's home to unmatched clinical expertise, breakthrough research and exceptional teaching. Our patients can be confident they are receiving treatments that are today's gold standard of care - or innovative therapies that will become the gold standard of tomorrow.