The Hackensack University Medical Center Pharmacy Residency Program – Emergency Medicine Post Graduate Year 2 (PGY2) is pending ASHP accreditation 12-month program. The programs primary goal is to offer advanced training in Emergency Medicine pharmacy with an emphasis on the following areas:
Assessment and evaluation of the pharmacological treatment of patients presenting to the ED
Development and enhancement of teaching skills through didactic and experiential teaching of Doctor of Pharmacy students
Development and enhancement of written and oral communication skills
Development of research skills
Orientation (1 month) Emergency Medicine (6 months) New Jersey Poison Control Center (1 month) Critical Care (MICU or SICU) (1 month) Pediatric Emergency Medicine (1 month)
Infectious Diseases Medical/Cardiac Intensive Care Surgical/Trauma Intensive Care Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Repeat of required rotation Other interests as identified
Research Project Staffing
The resident is required to be the primary preceptor for a min of 2 APPE consisting of 2 students/rotation.
There may be opportunities to teach in both small group and large lecture hall settings. Formal conference lectures for the Emergency Medicine Residents is also required.
Opportunity to earn a teaching certificate at EMSOP.
Though certain responsibilities of the resident are required, the program has the flexibility to develop activities consistent with the resident’s background and career goals. In general, the resident’s responsibilities include:
Attend daily rounds at HackensackUMC and make appropriate recommendations to interdisciplinary treatment teams
Design, monitor, and evaluate treatment goals for Emergency Department patients that consider patient-, disease-, and drug-specific information and ethical considerations
Present educational in-services on pharmacy topics to patients, pharmacy staff, and interdisciplinary treatment team
Supervise pharmacy students on clerkship
Complete a research project and DUE, as well as present this research at a conference
Gabrielle Procopio, Pharm.D. PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency Program Director Clinical Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine Hackensack University Medical Center Gabrielle.procopio@HackensackMeridian,org
Ruchi Jain, Pharm.D., BCPS Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care Hackensack University Medical Center
Keri Bicking, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCNSP Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care Hackensack University Medical Center
Justin Kaplan, Pharm.D. Clinical Assistant Professor Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care Hackensack University Medical Center/Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Arpi Kuyumjain, Pharm.D. Clinical Pharmacist, Infectious Disease Hackensack University Medical Center
Katelin Kimler, Pharm.D., BCPPS Clinical Assistant Professor Clinical Pharmacist, Pediatrics Hackensack University Medical Center/Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Eric Bjornstad, Pharm.D. Inpatient Pharmacy Supervisor Hackensack University Medical Center
Bruce Ruck, Pharm.D., DABAT Director of Drug Information and Professional Education New Jersey Poison Information and Education System
Applicants should hold a Pharm.D. degree, be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in New Jersey, and possess good communication and interpersonal skills. PGY1 pharmacy residency from an ASHP accredited program is required. The position is available beginning July 1st for a 12 month appointment.
The application deadline is January 15, 2017. Onsite interviews will be scheduled at that time.
Residents receive a comprehensive benefits package from Hackensack University Medical Center. The resident will have on-site parking, lab coat, and meal card support. Financial support is provided for residents to attend ASHP’s Midyear Clinical Meeting and the Eastern States Residency Conference. Financial support may be provided for additional educational conferences as deemed necessary by the residency advisory committee.