Residency Listing

Allegheny General Hospital
320 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212-4722
Code: 23706
NMS Code: 568452
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Critical Care Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Lauren M. Finoli, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP
(412) 359-4864
Fax: (412) 359-4806
Director of Pharmacy: Arpit Mehta, Pharm.D., MPH
(412) 359-3500
Fax: (412) 359-8332
Program Contact: Lauren M. Finoli, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP
(412) 359-4864
Fax: (412) 359-4806
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 1/2/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 46000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

Program is conducted at a major acute care center, including level 1 trauma. Pharmacy services are comprehensive, decentralized with five critical care satellites. The specialized residency in critical care emphasizes an integrated approach to the application of advanced clinical and administrative skills. Residents will participate in required and elective rotations and refine skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to achieve patient care goals. Program is flexible and tailored to resident experience and goals. Participation in practice research, medication-use evaluations, formulary and practice guideline development, and various teaching programs are required. An elective teaching certificate program is offered.

Fringe Benefits:   

13 PTO days, 4 holidays, medical/dental/prescription/life insurance participation, travel days, travel stipend, ASHP membership, uniform stipend, free parking

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency or equivalent experience, eligible for Pennsylvania licensure, citizenship/active visa, curriculum vitae

Training Site Type:

Hospital within a Health-System

Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Acute Care, Tertiary, Teaching and Subacute
Patients Enrolled: 29000
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 88
Non-Professional Staff: 61
Total Beds: 576
Average Daily Census: 430
Site Special Features:   

AGH is located on Pittsburgh's north side and cares for patients in a variety of acute care settings, including emergency medicine and medical, cardiac, cardiothoracic, trauma and neurosurgical ICUs. The pharmacy services department emphasizes professional development in a progressive environment, is supported by a full-service drug information center and is an ACPE-approved provider of continuing education. Residents will participate in a flexible program that has a variety of experiences tailored to resident interests and career goals. Additional experiences include journal clubs, continuing education program development, teaching and student mentorship, inter-disciplinary education, and participation on multi-disciplinary committees to develop medication-use initiatives.