Helen Leung, PharmD

PGY-2 Cardiology Pharmacy Residency

Biography

Hometown: San Francisco, CA

Pharmacy School: Touro University California

PGY-1 (if current PGY-2): Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Why did you choose Michigan's residency program? I chose Michigan Medicine because of their leadership in cutting-edge medicine and cardiovascular research. The University of Michigan provides ample training opportunities in managing high acuity patients with complex disease states in a large-academic setting.

Research Topic: Association between warfarin time in therapeutic range and post-transplant outcomes in heart transplant recipients

Writing Topic: INR goals in low verses high-risk aortic valve replacement patients

Hobbies outside of pharmacy: Volleyball, reading novels, trying new restaurants, OrangeTheory Fitness

Favorite Book: Hunger Games

Favorite Movie: The Incredibles

Best advice received from a preceptor: Take risks and get out of your comfort zone.

Favorite part about doing residency at Michigan Medicine: My co-residents are the best!