Residency Listing

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Avenue, Mather B400
Cleveland, OH 44106
Code: 44039
NMS Code: 673052
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Critical Care Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Andreea E. Popa, RPh, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
(216) 844-0314
Fax: (216) 844-3152
Director of Pharmacy: Carl H. Lufter, Jr., R.Ph.
(216) 844-8462
Fax: (216) 844-3152
Program Contact: Andreea E. Popa, RPh, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
(216) 844-0314
Fax: (216) 844-3152
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Starting Date: 2019-07-02
Estimated Stipend: 45000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The PGY2 critical care residency is a one-year commitment designed to provide post-graduate practical experience in the provision of pharmaceutical care to critically ill patients. University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is an Academic Medical Center affiliated with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, with 1032 beds and 163 ICU beds. Required rotations include the cardiac, emergency medicine, medical, neuroscience, pediatric, and cardiothoracic/surgical intensive care units. Elective rotations include solid organ transplant, infectious diseases, and neonatal intensive care unit. Residents are required to complete a research project, medication utilization review, assist with pharmacy student and staff education, and participate in various journal club and topic discussions throughout the year.
Fringe Benefits:   Health care coverage (medical/dental), Ten days of paid time off, education/travel allowance, personal office space and department continuing education.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D. from an ACPE accredited school/college. Completion of an ASHP accredited PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency or equivalent experience. Eligibility for licensure in the State of Ohio, academic transcripts, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, and a letter of intent.
Training Site Type: Academic Medical Center
Owner Affiliate: University Hospitals Health System
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Professional Staff: 85
Non-Professional Staff: 88
Number of Medical Centers: 7
Average Daily Census: 885
Site Special Features:   Founded in 1866, University Hospitals serves the needs of patients through an integrated network of 18 hospitals, more than 40 outpatient health centers and 200 physician offices in 15 counties throughout northern Ohio. The system's flagship academic medical center, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, located on a 35-acre campus in Cleveland's University Circle, is affiliated with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The main campus also includes University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, ranked among the top children's hospitals in the nation; University Hospitals MacDonald Women's Hospital, Ohio's only hospital for women; and University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, part of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center. UH is home to some of the most prestigious clinical and research programs in the nation, including cancer, pediatrics, women's health, orthopedics, radiology, neuroscience, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, digestive health, transplantation and urology. UH Cleveland Medical Center is perennially among the highest performers in national ranking surveys, including "America's Best Hospitals" from U.S. News & World Report. UH is also home to Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals – part of The Harrington Project for Discovery & Development. UH is the second largest employer in northern Ohio with 26,000 employees. For more information, go to