Residency Listing

University of California, San Diego Health
Department of Pharmacy
200 W. Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92103-8765
Code: 92048
NMS Code: 162113
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Justin W. Bouw, Pharm.D., BCACP, CDE
(619) 471-0813
Fax: (619) 543-5829
Director of Pharmacy: Charles E. Daniels, R.Ph., Ph.D.FASHP
(619) 543-6194
Fax: (619) 543-5829
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month/PGY1 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Practice Residency
Number of Positions: 3
Application Deadline: 12/31/2017
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 50500
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

Residency Special Features: Major teaching hospital for UC San Diego School of Medicine, UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and allied health professional programs. Pharmacy services are computer supported and integrated with computerized physician order entry (CPOE). Training includes patient care experiences in HIV (Owen Clinic), Kidney disease, Solid Organ Transplantation, Diabetes, Pain and Palliative Care, Oncology, Heart Failure/Transitions of Care, Family Medicine, Anticoagulation clinics and more. Residents participate in operations which may include experiences in a progressive hospital based ambulatory pharmacy, transitions of care, student-run free clinics, specialty pharmacy, and a centralized prescription renewal and prior authorization support service. Supplemental patient care experiences are available. Residents also participate in a Teaching Certificate Program, precepting, research projects, disease prevention and wellness promotion.

Fringe Benefits:   We offer health, dental, vision, and hospitalization insurance; vacation, holiday, and professional leave; hospital lab coats. A set travel stipend for the year will be provided to support attendance at professional conferences such as CSHP Seminar, ASHP Midyear, and Western States Residents Research Conference.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited school of pharmacy; California intern licensure by July 1st of the entering year; California pharmacist licensure within 90 days of the start of the residency program year, application through PhORCAS (Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service).

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Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: UC Regents (State of California)
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 250
Non-Professional Staff: 50
Number of Medical Centers: 2
Total Beds: 800
Average Daily Census: 427
Site Special Features:   UC San Diego Health has among the best doctors in San Diego and is nationally ranked in eight adult medical and surgical specialties by U.S. News and World Report. UC San Diego Pharmacy offers progressive clinical pharmacy services with over 200 employees, 15 PGY1 pharmacy practice residents, and 8 PGY2 specialty pharmacy residents. Residents serve as members of interdisciplinary teams in medicine, intensive care, administration, ambulatory care, and specialty clinics. Additional clinical rotations may be elected, based upon areas of interest, with over 25 electives available. Residents receive training in teaching and research methodology, performance improvement, and medication safety. Residents serve as preceptors for fourth-year clinical pharmacy students in core rotations and as facilitators for third year students in Therapeutics Conferences for an entire quarter. Residents also participate in longitudinal disease state management clinics.