Residency Listing

North Mississippi Medical Center
830 South Gloster Street
Tupelo, MS 38801
Code: 53300
NMS Code: 142313
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Emily J. Tschumper, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS
(662) 377-5747
Fax: (662) 377-2583
Director of Pharmacy: Kristie M Gholson, Pharm.D., FASHP
(662) 377- 4361
Fax: (662) 377-2583
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 3
Application Deadline: 2018-12-31
Estimated Stipend: 47840
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   Residency experiences are directed at developing pharmacist practitioner skills in an integrated health system, with special emphasis on transitions of care. Various practice sites are individually tailored to meet residents' goal-oriented interests. Services include: critical care, infectious diseases, ambulatory and acute care, informatics, medication safety and oncology. In addition, the residents will have the opportunity to participate in P&T Committee meetings and assist in educational experiences of pharmacy students from three colleges of pharmacy.
Fringe Benefits:   Accrued time off, sick leave, health and dental insurance, professional memberships paid, and education leave with travel allowance.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Eligibility for Mississippi licensure, copy of college transcript, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary, Referral Center
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 48
Non-Professional Staff: 34
Number of Medical Centers: 1
Total Beds: 650
Average Daily Census: 411
Site Special Features:   North Mississippi Medical Center is a 650-bed regional referral center in Tupelo and holds the distinction of being the largest, private, not-for-profit hospital in Mississippi and the largest non-metropolitan hospital in America. In addition, the hospital is part of a health care system which includes six inpatient facilities and over 50 medical clinics. The pharmacy department provides patient care utilizing both central and decentralized pharmacy services. The department uses state of the art technology including robotics, automated dispensing cabinets, medication carousels and solid dosage form pre-packers to improve patient care and safety. The decentralized pharmacists also enjoy prescribing authority through P&T Committee approved collaborative practice agreements.