Residency Listing

University of Kentucky Healthcare - Good Samaritan Hospital
310 S. Limestone
Lexington, KY 40508
Code: 52032
NMS Code: 240113
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Dustin Thomas, Pharm.D., BCPS
(859) 323-7347
Director of Pharmacy: Philip J. Almeter, Pharm.D.
(859) 323-1088
Fax: (859) 323-2049
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month residency
Number of Positions: 3
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Starting Date: 2019-06-15
Estimated Stipend: 47480
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   Our residency program offers a unique opportunity to learn in a 186 bed acute care community hospital situated within a large academic medical center. The Department of Pharmacy is administratively linked to both the UK Albert B. Chandler Medical Center and the UK College of Pharmacy. Residents benefit from the ongoing collaboration among these University units. Our program emphasizes development of clinical skills, while encouraging residents to explore areas of interest. After orientation, core rotations include administration, adult acute care, critical care, infectious disease and medical oncology. Commonly chosen elective rotations include inpatient psychiatry (adult and adolescent), ambulatory care, cardiology, emergency medicine, hematology/oncology and pediatrics. Residents are encouraged to participate in the development of new practice sites when possible and collaborate with both the UK Albert B. Chandler Medical Center and the UK College of Pharmacy when opportunities arise. Resident research is supported by the UK HealthCare, professional statistical consultation from the UK College of Pharmacy, and ample technology resources. UK Healthcare's AACP Award Winning Teaching program provides residents opportunities to give didactic lectures and precept pharmacy students through the UK College of Pharmacy.
Fringe Benefits:   Health insurance, 10 vacation days, holidays, professional leave with travel allowance, ACLS certification, pharmacy continuing education, resident office space, parking pass, meal stipend, personalized white coats and discounted tickets to UK sporting events.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Eligibility for licensure in Kentucky is required. The application process will be online via PhORCAS and will include cover letter, CV, verified transcripts, and letters of recommendation. Reference letters should be written by (one each) an employer, a preceptor and a faculty member.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Government
Model Type(s): Teaching, Community
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 335
Non-Professional Staff: 115
Total Beds: 186
Average Daily Census: 145
Site Special Features:   On-site adult and adolescent behavioral health inpatient units, an ongoing transitions of care pilot program, and a multi-site program allowing for specialized experiences in areas such as subspecialty-critical care, pediatrics, hematology/oncology, emergency medicine, and transplant.