Residency Listing

Nebraska Medicine
981090 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-1090
Code: 65100
NMS Code: 183413
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Patrick D. Fuller, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP
(402) 559-8253
Fax: (402) 559-4907
Director of Pharmacy: Lori Murante, Pharm.D.
(402) 559-6426
Fax: (402) 559-9175
Program Contact: Patrick D. Fuller, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP
(402) 559-8253
Fax: (402) 559-4907
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 9
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Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The PGY1 program is the recipient of the 2016 ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Residency Excellence Program Award. Since 1973, Nebraska Medicine has carried on the rich tradition and commitment of advancing our profession through the training and education of pharmacy residents as future leaders. We strive for excellence and continually seek innovative ideas that will evolve our program and provide the best training possible. We are genuinely vested in the success of each resident and the unique family atmosphere contributes to the professional and personal development of all residents. The dynamic 12-month program is designed to prepare each resident to enter a postgraduate year two residency or a practice position in an acute care setting.

Core rotations include internal medicine, critical care, pharmacy management/medication safety, drug information, and ambulatory care. Numerous elective rotations are offered to meet each resident's specific area of interest. Longitudinal experiences include the patient care staffing experience, resident on-call program, the leadership development series and pharmacy grand rounds. Residents are required to complete a major research project and a teaching certificate program. Residents teach and precept UNMC pharmacy students throughout the year. Early commitment is available for all of Nebraska Medicine's PGY2 residency programs and PGY1 residents are encouraged to apply.

Fringe Benefits:   

All Nebraska Medicine residents are full-time employees of Nebraska Medicine and receive access to a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, and life insurance, paid time off, parking privileges and one lab coat.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Applicants shall be graduates of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education(ACPE)-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy degree program. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the state of Nebraska and licensure must be obtained by July 31. Applicants shall participate and adhere to all rules of the Resident Matching Program process.

Application materials must be submitted electronically through PhORCAS must include the following:

1. Letter of intent addressing the following program specific questions. Why are you choosing to complete a residency and how do you feel this experience will influence your career? Why would you like to pursue a residency at Nebraska Medicine? Describe a situation in which you influenced a patient's medication therapy.

2. Curriculum vitae.

3. Official pharmacy school transcript.

4. Three PhORCAS standardized letters of recommendation of which two must be from preceptors who can attest to your clinical abilities.

Training Site Type: Hospital
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Nebraska Medicine

Model Type(s): Academic Medical Center
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 84
Non-Professional Staff: 80
Number of Medical Centers: 2
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Site Special Features:   

Nebraska Medicine is the clinical partner of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), which includes the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry and Allied Health. UNMC, with an enrollment of approximately 3,600 students, is the only public academic health science center in Nebraska and is internationally recognized as a leader in patient care, research and education. The not-for-profit hospital is known for excellence and innovation in medicine.

Nebraska Medicine is an 809 bed, Comprehensive Level trauma center with over 60,000 emergency room visits per year. As the primary teaching hospital for UNMC, Nebraska Medicine is a respected leader in solid organ transplantation, cardiology, blood and marrow transplantation, oncology and neurosciences.

In June of 2017, Nebraska Medicine opened the Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Nebraska. The cancer center includes the Suzanne and Walter Scott Cancer Research Tower, a 10-story, 98-laboratory research tower; the C.L. Werner Cancer Hospital, an eight-story, 108-bed inpatient treatment center; and a multidisciplinary outpatient center which includes clinics, radiation oncology, surgery, radiology, a 24/7 treatment center, lab and collaborative treatment/diagnostics.

The working relationship between Nebraska Medicine and the UNMC College of Pharmacy provides a solid foundation for a quality pharmacy residency program. The program provides an excellent mixture of clinical experiences, one-on-one interaction with preceptors, and the flexibility to modify the program to meet the each resident's needs. In addition, the residency provides many opportunities for educating and precepting students. The end product is pharmacy training that actively involves the resident in patient care, education and research.