HIV, Infectious Disease, Inpatient Care, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics/OB-GYN, Solid Organ Transplant, Transplant
PGY2 Infectious Disease (1 position)
The infectious diseases residency is a one-year ASHP-accredited specialty residency that offers in-depth experience in a variety of areas including antimicrobial stewardship, infectious diseases consults, microbiology lab, infection prevention and control, and HIV clinic. Residents also participate in providing 24-hour clinical pharmacy services through the in-house on-call program, provide longitudinal staffing, and are provided dedicated research time.
The Ryan White funded Bluegrass Care Clinic (BCC) serves as the longitudinal ID/HIV clinic rotation site.
Other areas for electives include pediatric infectious diseases, solid organ transplantation, bone marrow transplant, hematologic malignancy, medical and surgical critical care, emergency department, academia, and PK/PD research.
The primary emphasis of the program is to develop clinicians with expertise in antimicrobial stewardship and infectious diseases management allowing them to be successful in clinical practice, academia, and/or industry. Our hope as an ID program is that residents leaving UK HealthCare strive to fulfill our antimicrobial stewardship program mission wherever they go: to optimize the use of antimicrobials to improve clinical outcomes and decrease the spread of antimicrobial resistance through collaboration, education, research and innovation.
PGY2 Internal Medicine (1 position)
The internal Medicine residency is a one-year ASHP-accredited specialty residency aimed to provide specialized training necessary to develop knowledge and professional practice skills essential to serve as a pharmacotherapy specialist. Residents have opportunities for development of teaching and research skills at the UK College of Pharmacy.
Rotations offered include internal medicine (6 months), cardiology (1 month), Adult pulmonary/MICU (1 month), and infectious diseases (1 month). The opportunities for internal medicine experience include academic teaching teams, hospitalist non-rounding teams, and hospitalist rounding teams via the unique BOOST initiative. Clinical expertise in subspecialty areas will be available through 3 months of a wide variety of elective rotations. Residents also participate in providing 24-hour clinical pharmacy services through the in-house on-call program and provide longitudinal staffing. Please see our website link for further information: http://www.uky.edu/pharmres/uk-pharmacy-residency-programs/post-graduate-year-two-pharmacy-residencies-uk-medical-center/im.
PGY2 Pediatrics (2 positions)
The pediatrics residency is a one-year ASHP-accredited specialty residency which focuses on diverse experiences in pediatrics and neonatal medicine. The University of Kentucky Medical Center has a 158-bed children's hospital including 46 general pediatric beds, 16 ICU beds, 12-bed progressive care unit, a 14-bed dedicated pediatric emergency department and 70 neonatal ICU beds. Rotation schedules are tailored to the interests of the resident. Available rotations include pediatric medicine, hematology/oncology, neonatal intensive care, pediatric intensive care, CT Surgery/cardiology, nephrology, neurology, surgery, pulmonology, high-risk OB, infectious diseases and pediatric emergency medicine. Ambulatory care rotations are available in pediatric neurology, hematology-oncology, cystic fibrosis, and pulmonary medicine. Residents also participate in providing 24-hour clinical pharmacy services through the in-house on-call program, provide longitudinal staffing, and participate in clinical rounds, clinical conferences, grand rounds, and other meetings.
PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant (1 position)
The solid organ transplant residency is a one-year ASHP-accredited specialty residency that offers in-depth experience in a variety of transplant populations. Last, UK performed more than 200 transplants across the kidney, liver, pancreas, heart and lung programs. Opportunities also exist within the transplant ambulatory clinic and other areas including mechanical circulatory support, cardiothoracic surgery/critical care, and transplant infectious diseases.
The primary aim is to develop the clinical, research, and professional skills necessary to succeed as a pharmacotherapy specialist in the area of solid organ transplantation. Residents also participate in providing 24-hour clinical pharmacy services through the in-house on-call program and provide longitudinal staffing.
Applicants are required to be on track to complete an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency or have an adequate residency equivalent in practice.
The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is one of the top 6 pharmacy schools in the nation and continues to be a leader in pharmacy education, clinical care and pharmaceutical research. For more than a century, the College has attracted the best and brightest students from the Commonwealth, the United States and the world to train as pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists and leaders in academia, health care, and industry. Our success can best be measured by the achievements and accomplishments of graduates from our doctor of pharmacy, graduate and residency programs who now serve as company presidents, industry executives, community leaders, valued health care professionals, professors and deans.
UKHealthcare is a 900+ bed tertiary care center located in the heart of the Bluegrass in Lexington, KY. The robust clinical services include the Markey Cancer Center (an NCI designated cancer center), the Children's hospital (level IV NICU), the Gill Heart Institute, and several clinics around the city and state. UKHealthcare is a Level I trauma center, TJC certified comprehensive stroke center, comprehensive epilepsy center, an ECMO Center of Excellence, and an active kidne...y, liver, heart, and lung transplant center. UKHealthcare is Kentucky's #1 hospital by US News & World Report. Pharmacy Services boasts over 300 pharmacists and 27 pharmacy residents in the full array of specialties.
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