Residency Listing

Spectrum Health
100 Michigan St., NE MC001
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Code: 43042
NMS Code: 786452
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Critical Care Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Candidate
Residency Program Director: Matthew T Gurka, Pharm.D., BCCCP
(616) 391-6570
Fax: (616) 391-9598
Director of Pharmacy: Jeffrey Romano, RPh
(616) 391-7550
Fax: (616) 391-9598
Program Contact: Matthew T Gurka, Pharm.D., BCCCP
(616) 391-6570
Fax: (616) 391-9598
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 1/6/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 45000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The program provides comprehensive training opportunities in order to prepare the resident for a career as a critical care specialist or an appointment as clinical faculty at a college of pharmacy. Required learning experiences include: Medical (Butterworth), Medical/Burn (Blodgett), Surgical, Cardiothoracic, Neurological, Pediatric or Neonatal, and Emergency Medicine. Elective learning experiences include: Infectious Disease, Adult Solid Organ Transplant, Toxicology, and Academia.

Fringe Benefits:   

Medical insurance, sick leave, personal days, paid vacation, meal discounts, and professional travel allowance.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Pharm.D. or equivalent from an accredited college of pharmacy, completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency, and eligibility for Michigan licensure.

Training Site Type:

Hospital within healthcare system

Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 65
Non-Professional Staff: 55
Number of Medical Centers: 10
Total Beds: 1044
Average Daily Census: 710
Site Special Features:   

Spectrum Health Grand Rapids (SHGR) is a major health care system with adult and children's hospitals on 3 campuses consisting of a total of 1044 beds. SHGR is a regional referral center for the west Michigan region and includes a Level 1 Trauma Center, burn unit, certified stroke center, and specializes in cardiovascular surgery. Fifteen medical residency programs are provided. Adjunct faculty status is available with Ferris State University.