Residency Listing

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4322
Code: 23200
NMS Code: 128313
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Danielle Auxer, Pharm.D.
(215) 349-8344
Director of Pharmacy: Alison Apple, DPh, MS
(215) 615-4710
Fax: (215) 349-5852
Program Contact: Danielle Auxer, Pharm.D.
(215) 349-8344
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 5
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 46000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The purpose the PGY1 residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is to provide training opportunities and learning experiences in a direct patient care environment that prepares the resident to assume a position as a patient-centered practitioner in an acute care hospital, or to pursue a PGY2 in a specialized area. HUP is a university-teaching hospital with a patient centered pharmacy practice model. This practice model is integrated within interdisciplinary care teams, and is capable of providing experience in evidenced based pharmaceutical care plans, education of patients and healthcare providers, project management with the medication use process, and applied clinical research. The residency is individualized and develops self-assessment skills necessary for professional practice. The residency program is divided into four quarters each ending with a quarterly evaluation. The resident will structure their year by choosing a schedule consisting of seven required rotations and 5 elective rotations. Required rotations include: Pharmacy Operations, Drug Information, Pharmacy Administration, Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, Research, and Unit Based Clinical Pharmacy. Elective rotations include: Hematology/Oncology, Internal Medicine, Solid Organ Transplant, Pain and Palliative Care, Emergency Department, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Nutrition Support, and Medication Safety. Longitudinal experiences include: Ambulatory care, a formal research project, weekend staffing, a drug use evaluation, therapeutics conference, adverse drug event collection, and grand rounds presentations.
Fringe Benefits:   Health insurance, 10 vacation days
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   PharmD, eligibility for Pennsylvania Pharmacist licensure, copy of college transcripts, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Quaternary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 137
Non-Professional Staff: 90
Number of Medical Centers: 5
Total Beds: 739
Site Special Features:   The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is world-renowned for its clinical andresearch excellence, forging the way for new and better ways to diagnose and treat illnesses and disorders. Its long and rich history of patient care began more than two centuries ago as the nation's first medical school, the University of Pennsylvania. Since 1765 when it first opened its doors, Penn has been dedicated to the training of physicians and the discovery and implementation of new medical knowledge. HUP is consistently ranked as one of the top hospitals in the nation. Many of its clinical specialties are among the nation's best, including: *U.S.News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll: Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Oncology, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat), Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, and Urology. The Pharmacy Department featurescomputerized clinical and distribution system; centralized unit dose and IV programs and a Unit Based Pharmacist model. Teaching certificate program available through the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.