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Pharmacy

Pharmacy

PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency

Director:
Tricia Parker, Pharm.D., BCPS

Resident Class 2013-2014:
Katie Alvarez, Pharm.D.
Lydia Chen, Pharm.D.
Melissa Erin, Pharm.D.
Savannah Frady, Pharm.D.
Rawmina Keshavarzi, Pharm.D.
Danielle Smidt, Pharm.D.

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.

 

Goals

  • 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.

 

Rotation Opportunities

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
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Clinical Pharmacology Consult Service (Longitudinal)
  • Emergency Services
  • Internal Medicine
  • Management*
  • Medical ICU
  • Medication Safety/Drug Use Development*
  • Pediatrics**
  • GI Surgery and Nutrition
  • Neonatal Critical Care
  • Nephrology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Inpatient Pharmacy Operations* (Longitudinal)
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Consult Service
  • Transplant
  • Trauma Critical Care

* Required
** Required unless sufficient previous experience in Pediatrics