Residents in our PGY2 cardiology pharmacy residency will gain experience providing evidence-based care to patients with a variety of cardiac disease states and in various practice settings. Ten rotations will be completed at different facilities with the Intermountain Healthcare system.

Required Rotations

  • Acute Care Cardiology
  • Three of the following four rotations (one must be the resident's home staffing unit):
    • Coronary Intensive Care Unit (Intermountain Medical Center)
    • Coronary Intensive Care Unit (Utah Valley Hospital)
    • Thoracic Intensive Care Unit (Intermountain Medical Center)
    • Advanced Heart Failure Inpatient Service (Intermountain Medical Center)
  • One repeated core rotation (repeat of any of the available core rotations)
  • One of the following heart failure rotations:
    • Revere Heart Failure Clinic (Utah Valley Hospital)
    • Advanced Heart Failure Clinic (Intermountain Medical Center)
    • Advanced Heart Failure Inpatient Service (Intermountain Medical Center)

Elective Rotations

  • Respiratory Intensive Care Unit
  • Solid Organ Transplant
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatric Coronary Intensive Care Unit (Primary Children's Hospital)
  • Any core rotation offering
  • Dozens of other rotation offerings within the Intermountain Healthcare System

Longitudinal Experiences

  • Clinical pharmacy staffing on weekends and holidays
  • Teaching / academia
  • Rapid response / code blue team
  • Cardiology committee involvement
  • Resident research project
  • Continuing education seminar
  • Quality Improvement project
  • Participate in bi-monthly resident conference and didactic conferences with other Intermountain residents
  • Heart Failure Clinic at Revere HF Clinic (Utah Valley Hospital) or Advanced Heart Failure Clinic (Intermountain Medical Center)

Additional Residency Presentations

  • Poster presentation at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Podium presentation at regional Mountain States Residency Conference
  • ACPE-accredited CE seminar
  • Teaching opportunities at local pharmacy schools