Emergency Medicine Residency (PGY2)
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, departments of Pharmacy Practice and Hospital services is offering a 1 year ASHP accredited PGY2 specialty residency in Emergency Medicine. The goal of the residency program is to develop expertise in the practice and delivery of pharmaceutical care in the Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit settings.
7-8 months Emergency Medicine
1 month Clinical Toxicology with Toxikon Consortium
1 month PICU
1 month MICU
1/2 day Longitudinal clinic (optional)
On site critical care training areas include: medical intensive care, cardiology intensive care, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgical intensive care, organ transplant.
Off site critical care training areas include: trauma, burn unit
The Emergency Medicine resident will participate in the clinical pharmacy resident on-call program
The resident will be responsible for co-precepting students and PGY1 pharmacy practice residents. The resident will also serve as a lecturer in the Clinical Toxicology elective course for pharmacy students. The resident will also participate in the weekly Critical Care Conference, and the weekly Toxikon Conference.
The resident will have an academic appointment at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy for one year, to begin on July 1, 2012. The resident will be expected to participate in clinical research and to complete 2 publications/posters within the year, including one major residency project. The resident will also be required to present one continuing education seminar during the residency year.
Emergency Medicine Residency Preceptors
Renee Petzel Gimbar, PharmD,
Michael Johnson, PharmD, BCPS
Medical Intensive Care
Lauren Dandeles, PharmD
Frank Paloucek, PharmD, DABAT
Isabel Porto, PharmD
JoAnn Witsel, PharmD, RN, BCPS
Emergency Medicine, John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County
Eljim P Tesoro, PharmD, BCPS
Jeffrey J Mucksavage, PharmD, BCPS
Keri Kim, PharmD MS CTS, BCPS
Robert J Didomenico PharmD
Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery Services
The Medical Center
The University of Illinois Medical Center is a 450 bed academic institution located approximately 2 miles west of downtown Chicago. The Medical Center serves an urban, indigent patient population.
The Emergency Department
The Emergency Department is a 29 bed department with an average of 50,000 patient visits annually. The Emergency Department treats both pediatric and adult patients. The ED staff is composed of attending physicians, clinical pharmacists, medical and pharmacy residents, nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, and medical, pharmacy and nursing students.
The Toxikon Consortium is a collaborative group of toxicologists from the University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago, Stroger Hospital ( Cook County Hospital) and Rush University Medical Center that serve as medical back-up for the Illinois Poison Control Center. A Toxicology fellowship is currently offered through the Toxikon Consortium for physicians.
Applicants for the Emergency Medicine Residency should possess a PharmD degree. Completion of a PGY1 post-doctoral residency is required. A competitive salary and benefits package is offered.
Specialty in Emergency Medicine PGY2 Links
- PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency Brochure
- Academic Professional Benefits Summary for Emergency Medicine Resident
- Online Application
Applications should be submitted electronically via PhORCAS. Application deadline is the first Friday in January.
Renee Petzel Gimbar, PharmD
Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacist
Director, PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency
Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy
833 South Wood Street, M/C 886
Chicago, IL 60612