First Year

Rotations during the first year of the PGY1/PGY2 medication-use safety and policy residency follow those of the general PGY1 Program, including several required rotations and a number of electives (total of 12 rotations). Most rotations during the first year are 4 to 5 weeks in duration and a majority must be completed at LDS Hospital (the “home-base” facility). The resident will also complete several longitudinal projects throughout the first year and staff a clinical area.

Required

  • Ambulatory Care
  • Central Operations / Sterile Compounding
  • Critical Care / Emergency Medicine
  • Drug Information
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pharmacy Practice Management

Electives

  • Ambulatory Care - Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Emergency Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Inpatient Hematologic Malignancy
  • Inpatient Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Medical- Surgical ICU
  • Psychiatry
  • Additional electives available at other Intermountain Healthcare facilities (Full list here)

Second Year

Rotations during the second year of the PGY1/PGY2 medication-use safety and policy residency are based out of the System-wide Drug Information Services Department. Most rotations during the second year are 4 to 8 weeks in duration. The resident will also complete several longitudinal projects throughout the first year, chair a committee and staff a clinical area. Elective rotations are available upon request.

  • Advanced Drug Information and Formulary Management
  • Advanced Medication Safety
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship (system-wide)
  • Clinical Pharmacy Informatics
  • Collaborative Medication-Use Project (longitudinal)
  • Compliance and Regulatory Requirements (longitudinal)
  • Committee Management (longitudinal)
  • Drug Information and Formulary Management
  • Leadership and Medication Policy
  • Medication Safety
  • Oncology Stewardship (system-wide)
  • Outpatient Health Plans
  • Teaching and Scholarship