Residency Listing

Regional One Health/University of Tennessee Health Science Center
877 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103
www.regionalonehealth.org/join-our-team
Code: 54106
NMS Code: 578952
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Critical Care Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
 
Residency Program Director: G. Christopher Wood, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS (AQID)
(901) 448-1438
Fax: (901) 448-1221
Email: cwood@uthsc.edu
  
Director of Pharmacy: Kay M Ryan, DPH, MS, MBA, FASHP
(901) 545-7840
Fax: (901) 545-7351
Email: kryan@regionalonehealth.org
  
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 3
Application Deadline: 2019-01-01
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 50000
Interview Required: Yes
 
Residency Special Features:   The ASHP-accredited PGY2 critical care residency at the University of Tennessee/Regional One Health (formerly the Regional Medical Center or "The Med") began in 1987 and has trained 60 critical care residents. The critical care component focuses on managing trauma/surgery patients. The metabolic support component involves being an actively participating member of the nutrition support service (NSS). Required rotations are: seven months divided between trauma ICU and NSS, three months of electives, one month of hospital orientation/introduction to TICU/NSS (July), and one month of research and TICU/NSS cross coverage (Dec). Elective options include medical/surgical ICU, burn ICU, cardiology, neuro ICU, nephrology, HIV, transplantation, pediatric ICU, or pediatric nutrition. A research project is required. A variety of teaching opportunities in the UT Pharm.D. program are available. Residents can also enroll in the UT Teaching and Learning Program. Contact Rolly Dickerson Pharm.D., FCCP, FCCM, FASHP, FASPEN, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, UT College of Pharmacy, 881 Madison, Room 333, Memphis, TN 38163, rdickerson@uthsc.edu .
 
Fringe Benefits:   2 weeks paid vacation, 7 paid holidays, professional leave as needed for meetings and interviews, travel stipend ($1250) to attend up to 2 professional meetings, health insurance purchased through UT GME.
 
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D., PGY1 residency, eligible for Tennessee licensure (obtain TN license upon arrival), academic transcript, CV, 3 standardized references, onsite interview with presentation.
 
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: 501c(3) nonprofit organization
Model Type(s): Acute Care/Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 39
Non-Professional Staff: 26
Total Beds: 355
Average Daily Census: 284
Site Special Features:   Regional One Health serves as one of the major teaching hospitals for the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The five primary preceptors for the PGY2 residency practice as clinical pharmacists at Regional One Health. In addition, 10 hospital-based clinical pharmacists plus the Director of Pharmacy are part-time faculty members in the UT College of Pharmacy. There are four PGY1 residents, three PGY2 critical care residents, and one two-year pharmacy administration residents at Regional One Health. The Centers of Excellence at the hospital include trauma, burn, and high risk pregnancy/neonatal. The level 1 trauma center is one of the busiest in the U.S.