PGY2 Critical Care Curriculum

Pharmacy Residency Program

ChristianaCare PGY-2 pharmacy residency in critical care equips residents to care for critically ill patients in a variety of sub-specialties as well as shape the future of our profession by serving as mentors and preceptors.

Some highlights the PGY-2 Critical Care curriculum include:

  • A flexible schedule of core and elective rotations tailored to the interests and career goals of the resident
  • Experience working across a variety of practice areas, such as the Medical Intensive Care Unit, the Surgical Critical Care Complex, the Cardiovascular Critical Care Complex, the Neuro Critical Care Complex, and the Emergency Department
  • Work alongside preceptors with advanced training in critical care
  • Serve as a mentor and co-chief resident to the PGY-1 pharmacy residents and participate in various committees

Schedule of Rotations PGY-2

Core Block Rotations (4 weeks each unless otherwise noted)

  • Medical intensive Care Unit (8 weeks)
  • Surgical/Trauma Critical Care Complex (8 weeks)
  • Cardiovascular Critical Care Complex
  • Neuro Critical Care Complex
  • Emergency Medicine (Christiana Hospital)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nutrition Support

Core Longitudinal Rotations

  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Practice Management
  • Satellite Experience
  • Research/Project

Elective Block Rotations (4 weeks each)

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine (Wilmington Hospital)
  • Neonatal ICU
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Toxicology at the Poison Control Center
  • Repeat a core block learning experience