Brian Kurish, PharmD

PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Resident
PGY-1 Health-System Pharmacy Resident


Hometown: Amherst, OH

Pharmacy School: UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

PGY-1 (if current PGY-2): Michigan Medicine

Why did you choose Michigan's residency program? The research and teaching opportunities available at Michigan make the program unique, and being at a large hospital which takes referrals from across the region allows me to gain experience caring for the sickest patients around.

Research Topic: Efficacy and Safety of Push Dose Phenylephrine in Adult ICU Patients

Writing Topic: Identification of Risk Factors and Current Medical Management of Ventricular Tachycardia after Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Implantation at a Large LVAD Academic Center

Hobbies outside of pharmacy: Soccer, tennis, running, cooking

Favorite Book: American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Favorite Movie: Office Space

Favorite restaurant in Ann Arbor (and why): HOMES, because nothing is better than bulgogi fries and craft beer 

Advice on how to prepare for Michigan winters: Match Day lines up perfectly with winter clearance sales. Go crazy.