Residency Listing

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy
1211 22nd Avenue South, B101 VUH
Nashville, TN 37232
Code: 54002
NMS Code: 623852
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Critical Care Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Megan Jaynes, Pharm.D., BCCCP
(615) 322-2374
Fax: (615) 343-7280
Director of Pharmacy: James N. Hayman, M.S., MBA, FASHP
(615) 322-2374
Fax: (615) 343-7280
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline: 1/1/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 60593
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The purpose of the PGY2 critical care pharmacy residency is to develop and refine clinical, leadership, research management, quality assurance, and teaching skills within the practice of critical care. Upon completion of the PGY2 Critical Care Residency, graduates should be well-prepared to enter clinical practice as a critical care clinical specialist, associate or affiliate clinical faculty member, or to pursue critical care fellowship training. Training focuses on a full range of disease states, disorders, and procedures, along with the literature behind the medication management of such conditions. Rotations are designed to ensure experience is gained with the highest acuity patients in each sub-specialty area. All rotations are 1 month in length. Required rotations include Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, Trauma Unit, Cardiovascular Unit, and Nutrition Support rotations. Elective rotation options include Burn Unit, Transplant, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Pediatric, and Neonatal experiences.

Fringe Benefits:   

Educational leave, health/life insurance, Flex paid time off system, travel allowance for 1 professional meeting, relocation reimbursement up to $1,500, professional liability insurance coverage

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

PharmD degree from accredited college of pharmacy, completion of PGY1 residency, eligibility for licensure in Tennessee; must submit a curriculum vitae, letter of Interest, academic transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation through PhORCAS.

Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching/Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 150
Non-Professional Staff: 220
Total Beds: 1065
Average Daily Census: 877
Site Special Features:   

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a level one trauma center for the middle Tennessee region and consists of over 1,000 beds between Vanderbilt University Hospital and Children's Hospital. Pharmacy services are widespread, with 11 pharmacies on the Vanderbilt campus which encompass inpatient, outpatient and specialty clinics. The pharmacy department is affiliated with various schools of pharmacy, including University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Belmont University School of Pharmacy, and Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy.