Caitlyn Young, PharmD

PGY-1 Investigational Drugs & Research Pharmacy Resident

Biography

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Pharmacy School: University of Southern California

Why did you choose Michigan's residency program? The hybrid Investigational Drugs and Research Pharmacy program is especially appealing as it allows me to develop myself into a thoughtful, well-rounded clinical practitioner while integrating these skills in the investigational drug setting.  The research pharmacy service here at Michigan Medicine has a deeply rich history that I am honored to be a part of.  I look forward to working with the wonderful pharmacy team here at Michigan, upholding our dedication to safety and efficacy in the conduct of clinical trials, and further expanding clinical pharmacy involvement in the drug research space.

Research Topic: Evaluating the latency period in women with preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) treated with GBS coverage and either Erythromycin or Azithromycin

Writing Topic: Updates in Discontinuation of Therapy in Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia

Hobbies outside of pharmacy: Hiking/Camping, Cooking, Exploring Michigan, Being a mediocre plant mom, Annoying my cat

Favorite Book: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

Favorite Movie: Blade Runner

Favorite restaurant in Ann Arbor: Given the current restrictions on restaurant dining: Outdoor picnics

Advice for future residents: Be both curious and flexible in your learning experiences. Question standards of practice and take some time to learn about their backgrounds. Being open to new approaches of practice and thought is what allows us to continually grow and improve as pharmacists.