Residency Listing

Kaleida Health/Buffalo General Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy
100 High Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Code: 22027
NMS Code: 642452
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Critical Care Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Kimberly T. Zammit, BS, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP, FASHP
(716) 859-1887
Fax: (716) 859-4555
Director of Pharmacy: Andrew J. Diluca, RPh
(716) 859-1196
Program Contact: Kimberly T. Zammit, BS, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP, FASHP
(716) 859-1887
Fax: (716) 859-4555
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 1/15/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 50000
Interview Required: Yes

Buffalo General Medical Center, Gates Vascular Institute and the John R. Oshei Children's Hospital

Residency Special Features:   

The program will provide the candidate with the necessary experience to become a competent and confident critical care pharmacy practitioner. Core rotations are Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, Neuro ICU and Emergency Medicine with electives in Cardiac, Cardiothoracic, Nutrition, Pediatric, and Neonatal ICU. Off-site elective experiences may also be available in the areas of Trauma and Toxicology The resident precepts APPE pharmacy students and PGY1 residents, conducts in-services for hospital staff and lectures for pharmacotherapeutics courses at two different pharmacy schools. Research requirements include an MUE and a project designed to improve the quality of ICU care. The resident will participate as an ad hoc member of several committees including the Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Critical Care Standards, Critical Care Practice, Code Blue and Corporate Nurse Pharmacy.

Fringe Benefits:   Thirty-one total paid days off, health insurance, travel expenses for two clinical meetings, personalized lab coat and free parking
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   PharmD, eligible for NYS licensure, completion of ASHP-accredited PGY1 program, CV, letter of intent, transcripts, three letters of recommendation.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 41
Non-Professional Staff: 37
Number of Medical Centers: 3
Total Beds: 457
Average Daily Census: 403
Site Special Features:   

As the largest healthcare system in Western NY, Kaleida serves the region as a tertiary care provider of comprehensive healthcare with state-of-the-art technology. Services include cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, neuro-endovascular, interventional cardiology, infectious disease, nephrology, orthopedics, neurology and vascular surgery supported by 94 critical care beds. It is affiliated with the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Jacobs School of Medicine, D'Youville College School of Pharmacy and Wegman's School of Pharmacy. Kaleida facilities include Buffalo General Medical Center, Gates Vascular Institute, DeGraff Memorial Hospital, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, and John R. Oshei Children's Hospital.