The PGY-2 Solid Organ Transplant residency is a one-year training program that builds on Doctor of Pharmacy education and PGY-1 pharmacy residency training to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in solid organ transplantation.
The Solid Organ Transplant residency provides residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of patient care or other advanced practice settings. Residents who successfully complete an accredited PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant pharmacy residency are prepared for advanced patient care, academic, or other specialized positions. Required rotations consist of kidney, liver, heart, and lung transplant, transplant ambulatory care, and immunocompromised infectious diseases. The resident can choose from a number of elective rotations to build and enhance competencies. Additional experiences for the resident include a research project, drug use evaluation, and participation in pharmacy education conferences.
Contact: Solid Organ Transplant Residency Director Jessica Bollinger, PharmD, BCPS Cleveland Clinic, Department of Pharmacy 9500 Euclid Avenue/Hb-105, Cleveland, Ohio 44195 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested applicants must be PharmD graduates of accredited college of pharmacy, be eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio (or Florida if applicable), and submit the standard application materials through PhORCAS (i.e. Letter of Intent, CV, the 3 standard reference forms in PhORCAS, official college transcripts), along with:
We request a minimum of one (two is preferred) of your three references should come from a preceptor who you have worked with in a clinical setting, related to a PGY1 rotation in acute or ambulatory care. The clinical preceptor should be able to comment on your scope of responsibility, total patient load, level of autonomy, clinical abilities, and organizational and time management skills. All 3 reference writers should use the standard PhORCAS template to submit their candidate recommendation and comment on a minimum of 7 of the 13 listed candidate characteristics.
A response to the following essay statement is required for acceptance. The essay response should be no longer than one page in length. An application will not be reviewed if this statement is missing. Please note that the essay is separate from your letter of intent. Reflecting on your PGY1 residency rotations, please provide a piece of critical feedback you have received from one of your preceptors on a direct patient care rotation. Explain how you have incorporated this feedback into your practice and/or worked to improve in this area.
Please submit all application materials via Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Deadline for receipt of these materials to be considered for an on-site interview is January 2, 2019 by 11:59 PM. For the PGY-2 residency programs (Ambulatory Care, Cardiology, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Drug Information, Infectious Diseases, Informatics, Oncology, Psychiatry and Solid Organ Transplant), a Pharmacy (PGY-1) Residency or equivalent experience is required.
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