PGY2 Internal Medicine


The Nebraska Medicine PGY2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy 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 in respective practice area)


  • 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 patient-centered rounds
  • Pharmacists provide collaborative care via a variety of consults, policies and protocols

Wellbeing and Culture

  • Nebraska Medicine’s pharmacy department cultivates 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!


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

  • Medication Use and Drug Policy (48 weeks, August through June) 
  • Pharmacy Management (48 weeks, August through June) 
  • Outpatient Ambulatory Care Experience (47 weeks, August through June) 
  • Patient Care Staffing (52 weeks, July through June) 
  • Research (52 weeks, July through June) 
  • Teaching/Pharmacy Grand Rounds (52 weeks, July through June) 

Elective Opportunities (3 rotations, 1 month each)

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

* denotes a rotation that is less than 1 month. If this elective is selected, another 2 week rotation may be selected or other schedule adjustments will be made to ensure a total of 52 weeks.

Service Commitment (Staffing) Experience (52 weeks, July through June)

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. 

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

  1. The PGY2 Internal Medicine resident will staff 42 shifts (includes weekend, evening and holiday shifts)

  2. PGY2 resident must work 1 holiday

  3. Staffing will include a diverse patient population


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 Jayme Anderson

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