Residency Listing

UMass Memorial Medical Center
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655
Code: 13046
NMS Code: 792269
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Emergency Medicine Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Pre-candidate
Residency Program Director: Robert K Mokszycki, Pharm.D., BCPS
(508) 421-1040
Fax: (774) 441-6039
Director of Pharmacy: Roland W. Bercume, MS, RPh
(774) 442-9270
Fax: (774) 442-6039
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 2019-01-01
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 44100
Interview Required: Yes
Multisite: No
Residency Special Features:   UMass sees approximately 130,000 Emergency Department visits annually. Required rotations include Emergency Medicine, Medical ICU, Surgical/Neuro ICU, Toxicology, Pediatric Emergency Medicine/ ICU.  Opportunities for other rotations are available (e.g., Medication safety, ID, cardiac ICU, Trauma, research,ect.). Numerous lecturing and precepting opportunities available through local college of pharmacy (MCPHS-Worcester),as well as mentoring of PGY-1 residents. An Emergency Medicine research project with a presentation at Eastern States Conference and a national meeting is required. The resident will participate in the 24-Hour On-Call Service. The residency program will be tailored as best as possible to suit candidate's professional interest.
Fringe Benefits:   Fifteen vacation days,3 personal days, 5 holidays, comprehensive medical coverage, travel to ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Eastern States Conference, and one national conference (ACEP, SAEM, ACMT), ACLS training, immunization administration training,meal cards(while on call), and educational support.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D. degree, eligibility for Massachusetts licensure, completion of PGY-1 or equivalent experience. A Letter of intent, transcripts, CV, and three references must be submitted with the application. All application materials should be uploaded in to PhORCAS. 
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 48
Non-Professional Staff: 87
Number of Medical Centers: 3
Total Beds: 779
Site Special Features:   Umass Memorial Medical Center provides Central and Western Massachusetts with a full range of health care services including serving as the regions tertiary/ quaternary care referral center. As the academic hub of UMass Memorial Health Care, our Medical Center includes three interrelated facilities on separate campuses(Memorial, university and Hahnemann Campuses) all within a few miles of each other. In addition, our patients receive care at our community- based physician practices, ambulatory clinics, home health and hospice programs, and rehabilitation and behavioral health services. The Medical Center offers a full complement of sophisticated technology and support services, providing the region with specialist renowned for their work in areas such as cancer, cardiology, emergency medicine, children's medical services including an internationally recognized newborn intensive care unit, and women's health. UMass Memorial Medical Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons as the only designated Level 1 trauma center for adults and children in Central Massachusetts. The University Campus is home to the new Duddie Massad Emergency and Trauma Centers and LifeFlight, New England's first hospital- based air ambulances. The Memorial Campus houses the region's only Level III Newborn Intensive Care Unit. The Medical has developed a range of services previously unavailable in region. A comprehensive transplant program includes liver, kidney, pancreas and bone marrow transplantation. Advanced laser technology, off-pump cardic bypass surgery, minimally invasive surgical techniques, the region's most advanced and active cardic cath labs, and sophisticated breast care center all enhance the reputation of UMass Memorial Health Care, are the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Our network of care includes four community hospital: UMass Memorial- Clinton Hospital, UMAss Memorial- Wing Memorial Hospital. Each UMAss Hospital, including its flagship Medical Center, is fully accedited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.