PGY2 Internal Medicine

ASHP Pre-Candidate Status

Download the PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Internal Medicine Brochure


The Nebraska Medicine PGY2 Internal Medicine residency program offers a collaborative and comprehensive training environment for residents. With our decentralized staffing model, residents will have the opportunity to actively participate in multidisciplinary care with the provider teams. The resident will be integrally involved in transitions of care, education of patients and clinicians and patient-centered, evidence-based medical care for a diverse patient population. The program includes a variety of elective options and allows tailored instruction for the individual based on needs and interest.

Program Highlights

Board certified pharmacist preceptors

  • The majority of preceptors for the program are certified with the Board of Pharmacy Specialties® (BCPS or specialty certification for his/her respective practice area)
     

Precepting

  • Residents have the opportunity to co-precept students from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy as well as PGY1 residents
  • Residents are encouraged to take part in Preceptor Development activities
  • Additional teaching opportunities include a teaching certificate program and an Academia elective
     

Stewardship (Anticoagulation, Antimicrobial, Diabetes and Pain)

  • The PGY2 resident will gain valuable experience with established, nationally recognized  stewardship programs
  • Nebraska Medicine’s programs have been awarded a variety of honors/recognition, including: Anticoagulation Center of Excellence; U.S. News and World Report High Performing Hospitals for Diabetes (2021-2022); Joint Commission Center of Excellence in Inpatient Diabetes Care; IDSA Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence
     

Transitions of Care

  • The PGY2 will gain direct experience through committee involvement, longitudinal experiences and staffing
     

Multidisciplinary, Team-Based Care

  • Large, academic medical center with numerous learning opportunities
  • Decentralized staffing model where pharmacists participate in daily multidisciplinary, patient-centered rounds
  • Pharmacists provide collaborative care via a variety of consults, policies and protocols
     

Wellbeing and Culture

  • Nebraska Medicine’s pharmacy department offers a family-like atmosphere
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are a priority at Nebraska Medicine
  • ITEACH values are at the center of everything we do!
  • We have a department wellness committee and offer a variety of resources and activities to promote resident and staff wellbeing!

Rotations

Required Rotations (1 month each)

  • Orientation (July)
  • Research / Project (December)
  • Anticoagulation and Pain Stewardship
  • Diabetes Stewardship
  • General Infectious Diseases/ Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Hospital Medicine
  • Internal Medicine I
  • Internal Medicine II
  • Surgical Services

Required Longitudinal Experiences (July through June)

  • Medication Use and Drug Policy
  • Patient Care Staffing
  • Pharmacy Management
  • Research
  • Teaching / Pharmacy Grand Rounds
  • Outpatient Ambulatory Care

Elective Opportunities (3 rotations, 1 month each)

  • Academia
  • Adult Inpatient Psychiatry
  • Adult Liver Transplant
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • General Pediatrics
  • Heart Failure / Heart Transplant
  • Hospital or Family Medicine
  • Kidney / Pancreas Transplant
  • Medical or Neurosurgical ICU
  • Medical Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Stewardship

Staffing

PGY2 residents are required to fulfill the service commitment (staffing) designed to ensure that residents gain experience and can function as a competent internal medicine pharmacist. Each resident will train with qualified preceptors during the first month of residency. At the conclusion of the orientation period, the designated preceptors and the resident will mutually determine if the resident is ready to function independently as a pharmacist.

As part of the service commitment for PGY2 residents, the following staffing requirements apply:

  1. The PGY2 Internal Medicine resident will staff 48 shifts (includes weekend and evening shifts)

  2. PGY2 resident must work 1 holiday

  3. Staffing will include a diverse patient population

Contact

Jayme Anderson, PharmD, BCPS, DPLA
PGY2 Internal Medicine Residency Program Director
Inpatient Pharmacy Clinical Supervisor – Medicine Services
Nebraska Medicine
981090 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-1090
Office: 402.559.3219
Email: jaanderson@nebraskamed.com

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