Residency Listing

CPS/Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy
2525 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
Code: 41902
NMS Code: 162813
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Amy Wilson, Pharm.D.
(312) 567-7928
Director of Pharmacy: Steve Silverstein, Pharm.D., BCPS
(312) 567-2489
Fax: (312) 567-8781
Program Contact: Amy Wilson, Pharm.D.
(312) 567-7928
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-01-01
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 41000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) sponsors two PGY1 resident positions at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center (MHMC). Located in downtown Chicago, MHMC is a community teaching hospital. The CPS/MHMC residency is a structured, post-graduate experiential training program that strives to develop proficient and professionally committed practitioners. The residency will be customized to the residents’ interests and allows for significant flexibility. Required learning experiences include internal medicine, critical care, infectious diseases, ambulatory care, emergency medicine, drug information, and administration. Electives include cardiology, medication safety/informatics, teaching and advanced rotations. Residents will gain experience providing a wide range of pharmacotherapy, educational, and medication management services to patients, providers, and staff. In this program, the resident will actively participate in efforts to improve the scope and quality of pharmacy services, and will evaluate the relevant outcomes of such initiatives. As a clinician, the resident will demonstrate proficiency and responsibility in caring for patients with a wide variety of disease states in different healthcare settings. Residents will improve their abilities in clinical and operational pharmacy services and develop leadership skills that can be applied in any practice setting. Throughout all experiences, the resident will acquire the skills necessary for lifelong learning and self-assessment.
Fringe Benefits:   CPS provides benefits, which include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid time off; and professional travel allowance.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   A graduate from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree or equivalent experience, Eligibility for Illinois licensure, Curriculum Vitae, CPS/Mercy residency application (available on the CPS website), pharmacy school transcripts, and three references (using the PhORCAS standardized form)
Training Site Type: Community teaching hospital with affiliated clinics
Owner Affiliate: Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
Model Type(s): Teaching, Acute care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 28
Non-Professional Staff: 20
Total Beds: 350
Average Daily Census: 200
Site Special Features:   Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) provides pharmacy services and support at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center. Near downtown Chicago, Mercy is a community teaching hospital with a large internal medicine residency program. The hospital is also a practice site for faculty from Midwestern University and Chicago State University. The pharmacy department serves as a training site for students from a variety of colleges of pharmacy. Mercy pharmacists provide a full range of distributive and clinical pharmacy services to a wide variety of populations.