The Department of Pharmacy Services at the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers is recruiting applicants for a one-year PGY2 Residency in Cardiology.
The PGY2 Cardiology Residency is an organized, directed postgraduate training program that focuses on the development of the knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed to provide pharmaceutical care in cardiovascular pharmacy practice. The program is structured in accordance with the ASHP Accreditation Standard for Specialized Pharmacy Residency Training in Cardiology.
Recruitment Information 2021-2022
- In light of the pandemic and the subsequent obstacles to travel and the traditional recruiting process, this year our approach will be virtual:
- Please join us for informational sessions via Zoom to learn more information about our program. We will have a Cardiology-specific breakout room. Sign up here (https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/pharmacy/residencies)!
- In place of PPS, we will be holding 30 minute Zoom interviews on the following dates:
- Sunday 12.6: 1-4 PM EST
- Tuesday 12.8: 12-3:30 PM EST
- Wednesday 12.9: 1-5 PM EST
- Thursday 12.10: 12-3:30 PM EST
- To sign up for a virtual interview for the Cardiology Pharmacy Residency program, please follow this link: https://calendly.com/adies/pgy2-cardiology-pharmacy-interviews (link is external). After signing up for a 30-minute interview slot, please provide a copy of your Curriculum Vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Please check back for details on an informational session specific to the PGY2 Cardiology Residency to occur in the first week of December, in advance of the one-on-one interviews.
- The application deadline for the program is January 1, 2021.
- After reviewing the applications, we will conduct full interviews on Zoom for selected candidates.
- Follow all the pharmacy residency programs on Instagram @umichrxresidency for updates!
The residency program in cardiology pharmacy practice is designed to develop practitioner expertise in cardiovascular pharmacotherapy in order to practice in the inpatient or outpatient setting as a clinical pharmacy specialist.
- Orientation (1 month)
- General Cardiology (2 months)
- Cardiology Critical Care Unit (2 months)
- Heart Failure/Transplant (2 months)
- Cardiovascular Surgery Intensive Care Unit (1 month)
- Ambulatory Cardiology (VA) (1 month)
- Longitudinal Outpatient Anticoagulation or Post-ICU Discharge Clinic (4 hours per week for 16 weeks)
Elective Clinical Rotations
- Pediatric Cardiology (Inpatient and Outpatient Adult Congenital Disease) (1 month)
- Emergency Medicine (1 month)
- Medical Ventricular Assist Device (1 month)
Additional Required Longitudinal Activities
- Research project
- Writing project (or additional research project if previously published a review article)
- ACPE-Accredited 1-hour CE Presentation
- Teaching at College of Pharmacy (3 hours per week for 1 semester)
- Deliver lecture in Doctor of Nurse Practitioner Pharmacology Course
- Rotation based teaching (2 topic discussions per rotation; serve as primary preceptor for 1 or more P4 APPE rotations)
- Professional committee involvement
- Institutional committee involvement
- On-call pager back-up (1-week commitment, approximately 6 times throughout the year)
- ACLS code blue pager coverage (1-week commitment, approximately 6 times throughout the year)
- Core cardiology topic discussions and journal club (6 topics and 6 journal clubs/late breaking clinical review)
- Development of a guideline or protocol for cardiology or related areas
- Completion of cardiology-related quality improvement project
- Develop and deliver medication-related talk to LVAD/heart transplant patient support group (if scheduling allows)
- Develop nursing and/or physician in-service
- Participation in pharmacist code response training
Additional Required Activities
- Poster presentation
- Presentation at Great Lakes Pharmacy Residency Conference
- Presentation at PGY2 cardiology specific conference (e.g. ACC, ACCP, AHA)
- Community service in RAC-approved activity with residency class
Other Optional/Elective Activities
- Completion of teaching certificate program
- Complete online journal club through ACCP Cardiology PRN
Approximately every 3rd weekend for no more than 15 clinical weekends, 1 minor holiday, and 5-day major holiday block throughout the year
Research and Publications Opportunity
Through the research and writing requirements of the program, the resident has the potential to produce at least two manuscripts suitable for peer-reviewed publication by the end of the residency. The resident will participate in the development and implementation of a research study protocol of interest, relevant to Cardiology. Experience in protocol writing, data collection and analysis, manuscript preparation and publication will be provided. Development of writing and presentation skills is available through writing of review articles and research papers, providing written communication to other healthcare professionals, as well as presentations to the Department of Pharmacy personnel and at local, regional and national meetings.
Residents will receive a faculty appointment as Adjunct Clinical Instructor with the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy. Experience in rotation-related precepting and teaching of Pharm.D. students and PGY1 residents is widely available. In addition, the Resident will gain experience in classroom teaching of Pharm.D. students at the College of Pharmacy.
Residency Director Information
Kristen Pogue, PharmD, BCPS (AQ Cardiology)
Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Cardiology
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Michigan College of Pharmacy, Michigan Medicine
- Sarah Adie, PharmD, BCCP; Residency Coordinator (Email: email@example.com)
- Mike Brenner, PharmD, BCPS (AQ Cardiology), BCCP
- Simona Butler, PharmD, BCPS
- Angie Clark, PharmD, BCPS
- Mike Dorsch, PharmD, MS, FCCP, BCPS (AQ Cardiology), BCCP
- Sarah Hanigan, PharmD, BCPS (AQ Cardiology), BCCP
- Kristen Pogue, PharmD, BCPS (AQ Cardiology), BCCP
- Liza Renner, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP, CACP
- Claire Walter, PharmD, BCPS