Residency Listing

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron Street, Feinberg Pavilion LC-700
Chicago, IL 60611
Code: 41078
NMS Code: 765052
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Critical Care Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Candidate
Residency Program Director: Bryan Lizza, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP
(312) 926-2201
Fax: (312) 926-7956
Director of Pharmacy: Despina C. Kotis, Pharm.D., FASHP
(312) 926-6961
Fax: (312) 926-7956
Program Contact: Bryan Lizza, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP
(312) 926-2201
Fax: (312) 926-7956
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 2019-01-08
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 41000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   Our integrated patient-centered model promotes clinical opportunities for all of our pharmacists. Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, Neurosurgical ICU, Coronary Care Unit, and Cardiothoracic ICU are all required rotations. Elective rotations include various opportunities in critical care pharmacy such as Emergency Medicine, Solid Organ Transplant, Infectious Disease in the ICU, Toxicology, Burn ICU, Neonatal ICU, and Pediatric ICU. Each year more than 450 students representing 10 schools of pharmacy complete rotations at Northwestern. Additionally, experiential education, research projects, transitions of care, professional socialization and leadership development are other important aspects of the program.
Fringe Benefits:   Health, life, and dental insurance, 3weeks vacation, 6 holidays, assistance with meeting/seminar expenses.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Eligibility for Illinois licensure, US citizenship, and a complete Phorcas application (not additional materials required), ability to work in the US without sponsorship.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 70
Non-Professional Staff: 70
Total Beds: 897
Site Special Features:   Our graduate will be a confident practitioner with the expertise, judgment, and values of an experienced clinician. She or he will demonstrate problem-solving ability and exert a unique professional influence in the patient's best interest. She or he will advocate evidence-based medicine and critique and apply available literature to design and execute studies to solve pharmacy-related issues. He or she will be dedicated to personal education, the education of others, improving the safety of medication use, and serve as a leader in developing critical care pharmacy practice.