The emergency medicine pharmacy resident will work as part of the healthcare team to provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care, including all emergency medical and trauma resuscitations. The objective of the PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency Program at Detroit Receiving Hospital is to provide an experience which leads to the development of expert knowledge and skills in emergency medicine pharmacy practice.
The Emergency Department at Detroit Receiving Hospital is one of the busiest emergency rooms in the state, treating more than 80,000 patients each year. It is a 92-bed unit and includes three Level-I trauma/resuscitation rooms, psychiatric crisis center and acute receiving care unit. The Department of Emergency Medicine (EM) multidisciplinary medical team consists of EM staff physicians, resident physicians, medical students, EM nurses, nursing students, social workers, clinical case managers, respiratory therapists, psychiatrists, EM pharmacists, pharmacy residents, and pharmacy students. In addition, the EM medical team also works in conjunction with consult services such as internal medicine, general surgery, orthopedics, toxicology, neurosurgery, cardiac surgery, and medical, burn, and neurotrauma critical care to provide comprehensive care to patients. The Department of Pharmacy Services at Detroit Receiving Hospital provides 24-hour clinical services in the emergency department and the emergency medicine pharmacist is fully integrated into the multidisciplinary team.
PharmD degree Completion of ASHP-Accredited Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY-1) Eligibility of Michigan Licensure
About Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit Medical Center
The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) is a premier healthcare resource in Southeast Michigan and among the finest health care centers in the United States through excellence in the provision of clinical care enhanced by education and research. In all clinical endeavors quality of care is paramount. In addition, the DMC believes that access to quality health care is the right of every human being. DMC, along with local, state and federal government, supports a unique Public Mission to the residents of the communities we serve to assure that this right is preserved.
The Detroit Medical Center’s (DMC) record of service has provided medical excellence throughout the history of the Metropolitan Detroit area. From the founding of Children’s Hospital in 1886, to the creation of the first mechanical heart at Harper Hospital 50 years ago, to our compassion for the underserved, our legacy of caring is unmatched.
Our medical experts are nationally recognized and each year, hundreds of DMC doctors are included in the list of America’s Best Doctors™. A reputation for excellence draws patients to world-class programs in oncology, organ transplant, cardiology, women’s services, neurosciences, stroke treatment, optometry, orthopaedics, pediatrics and rehabilitation.