PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant


The ASHP-accredited PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Residency at Nebraska Medicine offers a unique and stimulating learning environment which provides comprehensive clinical training in transplant pharmacy practice.  A resident completing this program will become a competent practitioner in the care of transplant patients by gaining knowledge, expertise, confidence, time management, complex problem solving, and critical thinking skills.  


The resident will be integrally involved with health-care professionals throughout the continuum of patient care, including patient education, assessment, and therapeutic recommendations.  Working with experienced pharmacy clinicians, the resident will also gain experience serving as a preceptor for pharmacy students and PGY1 pharmacy residents. Residents will provide compassionate, evidence-based, progressive medical care. The program allows tailored instruction for the individual based on interest and past experiences. 

Solid Organ Transplant Specific Practice Environment

  • Since the first transplant program was established in 1970 at Nebraska Medicine, it has become a respected leader in solid organ transplantation  
  • Nebraska Medicine performs liver, heart, lung, kidney, pancreas and intestinal transplants 
  • We have dedicated units and staff that specialize in the care of transplant patients 
  • The PGY2 solid organ transplant (SOT) pharmacy resident has the opportunity to collaborate with practitioners who are developing innovative therapies that shape the field of transplantation 

Transplant Research Conference

  • Resident will participate in a bi-monthly seminar where they will present on landmark transplant studies and journal club presentations 
  • The articles and topics will be chosen by the resident to allow them to further explore areas that they want to gain a deeper understanding, including disease states, transplant pharmacology and primary literature evaluation 


Required Rotations 

  • Resident Orientation  – 1 month (July) 

Core Rotations 

  • Adult Liver Transplant I (6 weeks) 
  • Adult Kidney Transplant I  (6 weeks) 
  • Cardiothoracic Transplant/Heart Failure I  (6 weeks) 
  • Pediatric Transplant I (liver, small bowel, kidney)  (4 weeks) 
  • Transplant Infectious Diseases- 4 weeks 
  • Abdominal Transplant Ambulatory Care Experience (4 weeks) 
  • Cardiothoracic Transplant Ambulatory Care Experience  (4 weeks) 

Longitudinal Rotations  (52 weeks unless specified, July-June) 

  • Clinical Decision Support 
  • Interprofessional Education 
  • Leadership Development Series (if not completed during PGY1 year) 
  • Outpatient Cardiothoracic Transplant Clinic (26 weeks) 
  • Patient Care Management 
  • Research 
  • Transplant Administration 
  • Transplant Research Conference 

Selective Required Longitudinal Rotation (choose one of two rotations below, 26 weeks) 

  • Outpatient Kidney Transplant Clinic 
  • Outpatient Liver Transplant Clinic 

Elective Rotations (choose two, each 4 weeks) 

  • Adult Liver Transplant II 
  • Adult Kidney Transplant II 
  • Advanced Abdominal Transplant Ambulatory Care 
  • Cardiothoracic Critical Care 
  • Cardiothoracic Transplant/Heart Failure II 
  • Pediatric Transplant II 
  • Transplant Infectious Diseases II 
  • Trauma Critical Care 

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 competent clinical transplant practitioners. Each resident will train with preceptors and basic training will take place during the first month of residency.  

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

  1. PGY2 solid organ transplant resident will staff 23 shifts throughout the year, approximately two shifts per month that may or may not include weekends and/or evenings 
  2. One holiday shift (based on schedule need and RPD/ARPD discretion) 
  3. Staffing will occur primarily in transplant-focused areas 


Megan Keck, PharmD, BCPS, BCTXP 
PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Residency Program Director 
Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner-  Pediatric Transplant 
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice 
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy 
Nebraska Medicine 
981090 Nebraska Medical Center 
Omaha, NE 68198-1090 
Phone: (402)559-5372 
Email Megan Keck  


Molly Henry, PharmD, BCTXP 
Assistant Residency Program Director- PGY2 SOT 
Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner- Abdominal Transplant 
Nebraska Medicine 
981090 Nebraska Medical Center 
Omaha, NE 68198-1090 
Phone: (402)552-2370 
Email Molly Henry 


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