The PGY2 Emergency Medicine (EM) Residency at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science and Northwestern Memorial Hospital provides residents with challenging learning experiences, training in multiple care environments and exposure to diverse patient populations.
The Northwestern Memorial Hospital Emergency Department (ED), an affiliate of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, is a Level 1 Trauma and Stroke Center located in downtown Chicago. The high-volume, high-complexity ED populations at this tertiary care center allow for a challenging and rewarding learning environment.
In addition to clinical practice experiences, the PGY2 EM will have the opportunity to engage in academic activities, which include IPPE/APPE/PGY1 precepting as well as didactic and simulation-based instruction. The resident will also conduct research projects and engage in leadership development.
Required rotations include:
Adult Emergency Medicine
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Elective rotations include:
Coronary Care Unit
Transitions of Care
Participation in a longitudinal research project that will be presented at Great Lakes Residency Conference.
Development of a quality improvement project presented at ASHP Midyear Conference.
Physician, nurse and pharmacy inservices and presentations.
Presentation of formal continuing education program.
Precepting PGY1 residents and pharmacy students during their learning experiences.
Participation in the Toxicology elective at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science College of Pharmacy, which includes preparation and presentation of didactic lecture and teaching in a mannequin-based simulation.
The resident will provide emergency medicine clinical staffing services every third weekend throughout the residency year.
How to apply
Eligible applicants include:
Graduation with a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from an ACPE-accredited school or college of pharmacy
Successful completion or current enrollment in a PGY1 pharmacy residency program
Eligible for Illinois licensure and United States citizenship
Participation in an onsite interview
About Northwestern Memorial
*NMS Code 156013 - traditional; NMS Code 156021 - 24-month non-traditional. Our integrated patient-centered model promotes clinical opportunities for all of our pharmacists. Pharmacy Practice, Infectious Diseases, Drug Information, Administration/Leadership, Medicine I and II, and MICU are all required rotations. Elective rotations include various opportunities in critical care (Surgical ICU, Cardio-Thoracic ICU, Neuro-Spine ICU, Neonatal ICU), Emergency Medicine, Hematology/Oncology services, Solid Organ Transplant, Psychiatry, HIV, and Cardiology. Each year approximately 375 students representing 7 schools of pharmacy complete rotations at Northwestern. Additionally, experiential education, research projects, transitions of care, professional socialization and leadership development are other important aspects of the program.