The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the Medical Center of Aurora gives in-depth experience in broad areas of pharmacy practice including: Acute Care Red, Acute Care Blue, Administration, Behavioral Health, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine / Trauma, and Antimicrobial Management Practice (AMP). A four week elective rotation may be chosen from among: community practice, pediatrics or toxicology. Residents present in-services, journal clubs and prepare a major project. Residents present major project preliminary data at ASHP Mid-Year and present final data analysis at the Western States Residency Conference. The resident also serves as a preceptor for pharmacy students during their experiential rotations at TMCA. The Medical Center of Aurora is a nationally recognized community hospital in Aurora, CO which is a southeast suburb of Denver. TMCA is a Level II Trauma Center, has a Level IIIa NICU and holds designation as a Magnet Hospital, accredited Chest Pain Center & Primary Stroke Certification. Some of the many services provided include: Critical Care, Emergency Care, Cardiovascular services (including a Cardiac Catherization Lab), Surgery, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Pediatrics, Telemetry, Oncology and Neurology. The Emergency Department is one of the busiest in the state, providing treatment for approximately 80,000 patients annually. The Pharmacy department has an integrated computer system and utilizes Pharmacy technology to ensure medication safety and provide improved medication distribution. Pharmacists play a vital role in patient care through decentralization in patient care areas and representation on numerous hospital committees.
1. Graduate of an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy or otherwise be eligible for licensure.
2. Obtain state board licensure by required program date.