UC Davis Medical Center is the major teaching facility for the UC Davis School of Medicine, and serves as a clerkship site for several affiliated professional programs, including the UC San Francisco School of Pharmacy.
The Medical Center is licensed for over 613 beds, including the UC Davis Children’s Hospital, has an ambulatory care program with more than 60 clinics, offers a full range of inpatient services, diagnostic services, and a 24-hour major emergency medical service. Specialized programs include the region’s only Level I trauma center, a regional burn center, an NCI-designated cancer center, a comprehensive rehabilitative center, an organ transplant program, and nine specialized intensive care units.
The UC Davis Medical Center residency program is well established and is currently in its 28th year. Since starting, the program has grown to include specialized training opportunities inorder to match the dynamic needs of the profession.
The mission of the UC Davis Health System is discovering and sharing knowledge to advance health. We pursue our mission through the education of health-care providers; research into new medical knowledge and applying it to the health challenges that face our world; and patient care and public service for our local and global community.
Programs and the number of positions we anticipate offering in 2013 are:
Pharmacy Practice (4) Infectious Disease (1)
Ambulatory Care (2) Hematology-Oncology (1)
Ambulatory Care HIV (1) Cardiology (1)
Medication Use Policy (1) Critical Care (1)
Ambulatory Care Management (1)
Residency Program Mission
• To support the overall pharmacy mission to provide patient care, educate, & conduct research.
• To produce capable and adaptable practitioners through focused intensive clinical post-graduate training in a variety of patient-care environments.
• To develop expertise in optimal medication use and safety, foster professional integrity and promote effective teamwork to provide optimal pharmaceutical care.
• To create effective practice leaders and educators, capable of pro-actively identifying, analyzing and initiating process improvements.