The Department of Pharmacy at Christiana Care Health System offers three experiential residency training programs.
The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program trains 8 residents annually. The rigorous program consists of core rotations in administration, critical care, internal medicine, infectious diseases, and ambulatory care. Residents tailor their residency experience by selecting 3 electives from a list of more than 16 elective options. The health system has the following offerings/services: Center for Heart and Vascular Health, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, computer equipped medical libraries, electronic medical and medication administration records, barcode point of care medication administration, extensive on-line medical references and resources and affiliations with two colleges of pharmacy for student rotations.
The PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency prepares the resident to provide pharmaceutical care to critically ill patients. Opportunities in the critical care setting include: Medical ICU, Surgical/Trauma Critical Care Complex, Christiana Emergency Department, Cardiac Critical Care Complex, Neuro Critical Care Complex, Nutrition Support and Infectious Diseases. Electives include Cardiac Surgery ICU, Neonatal ICU, Wilmington Emergency Department, and Kidney Transplant. The resident will complete a research project, CE presentation, and gain writing, speaking, and teaching experience.
The PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Program provides the resident with a variety of opportunities and unique experiences which incorporates a multidisciplinary patient-centered experience. Core rotations consist of: Primary Care/Adult Medicine, HIV Clinic, Kidney Transplant, Population Health, Anticoagulation Clinic, Home-Based Primary Care, Rural Health Care and Practice Management. Elective rotations include: HIV Internal Medicine, Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship, Outpatient Oncology and repeating a core rotation. The resident will be involved in teaching opportunities and complete a research project.
Application requirements for each program can be found by visiting our website: https://residency.christianacare.org/pharmacy
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System, headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, is one of the country’s largest health care providers, ranking 22nd in the nation for hospital admissions.
Christiana Care is a major teaching hospital with two campuses and more than 260 Medical-Dental residents and fellows. Christiana Care is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer and women’s health services. The system is home to Delaware’s only Level I trauma center for adults and children, the only center of its kind between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Christiana Care also features a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, the only delivering hospital in the state to offer this level of care for newborns.
A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,200 patient beds, a home health care service, preventive medicine, rehabilitation services, a network of primary care physicians and an extensive range of outpatient services.
With more than 11,600 employees, Christiana Care is the largest private employer in Delaware and among the top 10 in the Philadelphia region.