The PGY2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy Residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center is designed to develop the resident into a highly-trained, independent pharmacotherapy specialist with advanced expertise in internal medicine. Through core internal medicine and subspecialty learning experiences, the resident will receive comprehensive and individualized training in countless aspects of internal medicine from passionate and expert pharmacy faculty. Various longitudinal experiences will focus on professional development, helping the resident build skills in leadership, communication, and clinical research.
Primary clinical responsibilities of the resident include rounding with assigned teams, performing pharmacokinetic monitoring, validating pharmacy orders, performing medication reconciliation, ensuring appropriate transitions of care, and providing patient education. Ultimately, the resident is responsible for providing comprehensive medication therapy management for internal medicine patients by designing, recommending, and monitoring therapeutic regimens that incorporate evidence-based medicine. The resident is expected to work professionally and respectfully and to build relationships with each multidisciplinary team.
Through its affiliation with Touro College of Pharmacy, the PGY2 residency program offers advanced training in academia. The resident will receive a faculty appointment at TCOP, facilitate recitation courses throughout the year, and complete a Teaching or Leadership Certificate program. The PGY2 resident will participate in a layered-learning model at the medical center with PGY1 residents and/or pharmacy students under the advanced direction of pharmacy residency faculty.
Applicants must meet the following requirements to be eligible for a PGY2 residency:
Graduated from ACPE-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program [or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the National Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)]
Official academic transcripts required as part of application process
Matched/accepted resident to present PharmD Diploma during onboarding process
Successful completion of ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program
One letter of recommendation in application process must be from the applicant’s PGY1 Residency Program Director
Matched/accepted resident must present their PGY1 certificate of completion to this PGY2 Residency Program Director immediately upon graduation
Failure to verify completion of ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency program within 30 days of the PGY2 start date will result in dismissal from the program
Eligible for licensure in New York State
See also: Failure to Obtain Licensure Policy
Apply through PhORCAS, including curriculum vitae, letter of intent, three letters of recommendation
Wyckoff Heights Medical Center is a 350-bed teaching hospital located in an ethnically diverse neighborhood in northern Brooklyn, New York. Since 1889, WHMC has been committed to providing a single standard of highest quality care to the community through prevention, education, and treatment in a safe environment. WHMC's variety of services include adult and pediatric emergency departments, designated stroke center, internal medicine, intensive care, cardiology, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, and ambulatory care.