Residency Listing

Boston Medical Center
850 Harrison Avenue, Suite BN-C7
Boston, MA 02118-2393
Code: 13301
NMS Code: 533652
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Critical Care Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Kimberly Ackerbauer, Pharm.D., BCCCP
(617) 414-5707
Fax: (617) 414-5391
Director of Pharmacy: Joy A Vreeland, Pharm.D., BCPS
(617) 638-6790
Fax: (617) 638-6782
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 53000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   Boston Medical Center's PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency was the first in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to gain ASHP accreditation in 2004. During that time, critical care pharmacy services have expanded to include dedicated specialists in medical, trauma, cardiac, and surgery critical care. Additionally, emergency department has grown to be the only ED in the Commonwealth to provide 24/7 de-centralized pharmacy services. The critical care resident will participate in an on-call program and staff every 3rd weekend alternating between the ED satelitte and ICU decentralized coverage. Longitudinal projects focus on quality improvement based on the Institute for Healthcare Improvement model.
Fringe Benefits:   Health, dental, disability, life insurance, earned time accrual (holidays/vacation/sick leave), office space with computer, travel/CE allowance (ASHP Midyear, SCCM)
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D. degree; eligibility for licensure in MA; letter of intent including goals; personal on-site interview, completion of pharmacy practice residency or equivalent.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 67
Non-Professional Staff: 37
Total Beds: 496
Site Special Features:   Boston Medical Center (BMC) is a private, not-for-profit, 496-bed, academic medical center located in Boston's historic South End. The hospital is the primary teaching affiliate for Boston University School of Medicine. BMC emphasizes community-based care, with its mission to provide consistently accessible health services to all. The largest safety net hospital in New England, BMC provides a full spectrum of pediatric and adult care services, from primary care and family medicine to advanced specialty care. BMC is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. The ambulatory care services at Boston Medical Center includes over 70 medical specialties and subspecialties seeing more than one million patient visits a year. Unwavering in its commitment to serve the community, BMC is dedicated to providing accessible health care. Approximately 59 percent of our patient visits come from underserved populations, such as the low-income and elderly, who rely on government payors such as Medicaid, the Health Safety Net, and Medicare for their coverage, and 31 percent do not speak English as a primary language.

The BMC Pharmacy Department provides integrated, collaborative, decentralized services to a wide range of patient populations. The department has an affiliation with, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, Northeastern University, and the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy.