The purpose of this emergency medicine specialty residency is to provide the acute care pharmacist with adequate skills, in both adult and pediatric emergency medicine, necessary to become an independent and proactive practitioner able to work in collaboration with physicians, nurses and ancillary staff in a Level 1 Trauma and academic medical center emergency department (ED).

The resident will be responsible for ensuring safe and effective medication use for all patients in the ED, including active participation in all codes and trauma activations; collaboration with centralized and decentralized pharmacists to ensure timely medication availability; education of patients and their family members, as well as physicians, nurses, and other pharmacy trainees. The resident will also participate on organizational, pharmacy department and nursing unit-based medication policy and continuous quality improvement committees.

        Required Rotations:

  • Emergency Medicine - Orientation
  • Emergency Medicine - Adult
  • Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics
  • Emergency Medicine - Trauma
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Toxicology
  • Medical Intensive Care
  • Surgical/Trauma Intensive Care
  • Research/Scholarship (longitudinal)
  • Administration/Practice Management (longitudinal)

        Elective Rotations:

  • Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Neurosurgical Intensive Care
  • Cardiothoracic Intensive Care
  • Burn Surgery
  • Pain/Pallative Care