For further information please contact:
Darko Todorov, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Internal Medicine
Director PGY-2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy Residency Program
Phone: (718) 604-5309 |
Fax: (718) 363-6718
Internal Medicine Position Description
The Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and the Arnold & Marie Schwartz
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Long Island University, offer
a one-year ASHP-accredited Specialty Residency Program in Internal Medicine
(PGY-2). The primary goals of this residency program are to prepare the
resident to become a highly-trained pharmacy professional with leadership
skills, who is a proficient specialist in internal medicine pharmacotherapy,
is competent in publication and presentation scholarship, and adept at
clinical research and design. Upon completion of this advanced training
program, the resident should be poised for careers in hospital practice,
academia, or industry. The resident will receive comprehensive, intense,
and individualized training in all aspects of internal medicine from passionate
and expert pharmacy faculty.
Pharmacy Residency Position Description
The resident will be responsible for providing comprehensive medication
therapy management for internal medicine patients in internal medicine
wards that emphasize subspecialties in cardiology, pulmonology, nephrology,
endocrinology, rheumatology, hematology, and infectious diseases. The
resident will provide patient care services in a step-down cardiac care
telemetry unit and a 30-bed ventilator unit. To ensure that the internal
medicine resident develops and hones broad practice experiences, clerkship
requirements may include critical care, surgery and nutrition, infectious
diseases, emergency medicine, clinical pharmacokinetics, and ambulatory care.
He/she will perform pharmacotherapy and pharmacokinetic consultations,
and approve restricted antimicrobials. The resident will participate in
adverse drug event and medication error reporting, and will perform admission
histories and medication reconciliation and drug discharge counseling.
The resident will receive BCLS and ACLS certification, and participate in codes.
Research Project and Publishing Requirements
The resident is required to complete one rigorous scholarly internal medicine
research project. The resident will be responsible for preparing a research
proposal including justification for the project and study methodology,
determination of a power analysis, application of appropriate statistical
analysis, development of a budget, receiving IRB approval, collaborating
with research-intensive medical residents, presenting via poster or platform
presentation, and publishing the results as an abstract and manuscript.
Also, residency includes a faculty position at the Arnold & Marie
Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
In order to apply for this ASHP-accredited internal medicine pharmacy specialty
residency program (PGY-2), you must be a graduate of an ACPE accredited
college of pharmacy, and you should possess a Pharm.D. degree, or a Post-BS
Pharm.D. degree or equivalent experience, and have completed an ASHP-accredited
Pharmacy Residency (PGY-1). Pharmacy licensure or eligibility for licensure
in NY State is required.
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