PGY2 Ambulatory Curriculum

Pharmacy Residency Program

The ChristianaCare PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Program provides the resident with advanced training in ambulatory care providing a variety of opportunities with unique experiences. The program incorporates a multidisciplinary patient-centered experience giving the resident the necessary skills to become an independent, confident and an innovative ambulatory clinical pharmacist.

Some highlights of the PGY-2 Ambulatory Curriculum

  • The program is tailored to the interests and career goals of the resident.
  • Resident serves as a mentor and chief resident to the PGY-1 pharmacy residents and participates in various committees.
  • Teaching opportunities include:
    • Academic monthly lectures to medical residents.
    • One pharmacy grand round continuing education presentation to pharmacy staff.
    • Inservice presentations to healthcare providers and staff.
    • Precepting pharmacy students and PGY-1 residents.

Schedule of Rotations PGY-2 Ambulatory Care

Required Block Learning Experiences

All required block rotation experiences are 6 weeks in length unless otherwise indicated.

  • Orientation-3 weeks (length of rotation is adjusted based on resident’s entering experience).
  • Adult Medicine.
  • Anticoagulation.
  • HIV Community Program.
  • Kidney Transplant.
  • Specialty Pharmacy.

Required Longitudinal Learning Experiences

  • Ambulatory Pharmacy Staffing (48 weeks).
  • Practice Management (24 weeks).
  • Primary Care (24 weeks).
  • Research (48 weeks).
  • Teaching/Presentation (48 weeks)

Elective Learning Experiences

All elective learning experiences are 6 week-blocks in length. Resident selects three learning experiences based on their interest and preceptor availability.

  • Ambulatory antimicrobial stewardship.
  • Complex Care Management.
  • Outpatient Oncology.
  • Pain and Palliative Care
  • Repeat a required block learning experience.