University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System
The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System is a 350- bed inpatient institution that serves as the primary rotation site for UIC pharmacy residents. The hospital is located on the UIC campus adjacent to the College of Pharmacy and routinely collaborates with the pharmacy clinicians. The hospital houses seven intensive care units which include organ transplant, cardiology, neurosurgery, and neonatology. Clinical pharmacists at UIC actively participate in rounds with medical, surgical, pediatric, and other specialties providing various pharma-ceutical care services. In fact, clinical pharmacy is not the exception at UIC, it is expected! In addition to inpatient services, pharmacists are present in many of the 50 different ambulatory care clinics. These clinics at the UIC Outpatient Care Center service over 300,000 patient visits each year. Clinical pharmacy continues in the UIC outpatient pharmacy which provides extensive patient counseling services and facilities for primary care pharmacy practice.