The University of California, Davis Health System, Department of Pharmacy offers a one-year Pharmacy Practice Residency.
The Pharmacy Practice Residency offers many opportunities for both clinical and didactic teaching. The resident will be responsible for assisting preceptors with clerkship teaching for University of California, San Francisco pharmacy students and University of the Pacific students. In addition, the resident will participate in staff development/education (nursing, pharmacy, medical students, house staff) and provide routine patient education. The resident will also be required to complete a research project during the residency period and present that research at the Western States Residency Showcase.
- Practice pharmacy competently, assuming responsibility for ensuring safe, appropriate, and cost-effective drug use in patients of all ages with various disease states.
- Demonstrate a professional attitude as exemplified by life-long learning and ethical conduct in all activities related to pharmacy practice.
- Assume a progressive role on an interdisciplinary health care team using appropriate interpersonal skills, working harmoniously with others, and displaying compassion for patients.
- Communicate clearly both verbally and in writing with patients, colleagues, and other members of the health care team.
- Solve practice problems effectively.
- Contribute to the advancement of the profession via research, publications, and service in leadership positions.
- Deliver effective education and training to patients, the public, and health-care professionals.
- Demonstrate the skills necessary to formulate drug-use policy in a managed-care arena.
- Design and conduct an original research project and use the results to improve the quality and decrease the costs of healthcare.
- Be qualified to assume an entry-level practice position in one’s area of interest or accept advanced postgraduate training in specialized practice.
Rotations will be tailored to suit the resident’s individual goals and interests and will include opportunities in:
- Ambulatory Care
- Anticoagulation Management
- Burn Surgery
- Cancer Center/Infusion Center
- Cardiothoracic Surgery
- Clinical Pharmacology Consult Service
- Emergency Services
- GI Surgery and Nutrition
- Neonatal Critical Care
- Pain Management
- Pediatric Critical Care
- Infectious Disease
- Internal Medicine
- Medical ICU
- Medication Safety/Drug Use Development*
- Pharmacy Operations*
- Pulmonary and Critical Care Consult Service
- Trauma Critical Care
** Required unless sufficient previous experience in Pediatrics
Approximately $44,873 (paid in monthly increments)
Professional leave/vacation/holidays: 24 days
Sick leave: 96 hours
Insurance: Health, dental, vision
Period of Appointment
July 2013 – June 2014
The applicant shall be licensed in California or be eligible to take the California State Board Exam for pharmacy licensure in June 2013. An on-site interview is required.
Deadline for applications is January 1, 2013. Residency selections will be determined through the ASHP Residency match program.
Please submit an application, letter of intent, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation (two from clerkship preceptors) via PhORCAS to:
Tricia L. Parker, Pharm.D., BCPS
Director, PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Program
Email questions to: RxResidency@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu