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Graduate Medical Education


Core rotations include departmental orientation, internal medicine, two adult critical care rotations (medical intensive care and burn intensive care), general pediatrics, emergency medicine, and infectious diseases. In addition, the resident will participate in several longitudinal experiences including drug information, pharmacy systems and practice management. The resident will experience drug distribution and pharmacy operations through weekend staffing assignments in the central pharmacy. The resident will have the opportunity to select additional elective experiences including pediatric intensive care, surgical intensive care, advanced internal medicine, HIV, psychiatry, pharmacy administration and code blue longitudinal. Additional rotations are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Each resident is expected to complete a longitudinal research project under the guidance of a project preceptor. Results are presented at a regional conference.

MIHS is a clerkship site for Doctor of Pharmacy Candidates from the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Midwestern University College of Pharmacy-Glendale and other accredited institutions. The resident may serve as a clinical co-preceptor for pharmacy students. The resident will provide in-service education to pharmacists, nurses, physicians, allied health professionals, students and patients as assigned. The resident will work on additional educational projects such as journal club presentations and a seminar presentation.

The resident will participate in Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee through monthly attendance and the presentation of a Medication Utilization Evaluation and a Drug Formulary Addition Request or Drug Class Review. Residents gain additional exposure to multidisciplinary committees through participation in Nursing/Pharmacy Committee.

How to Apply

Candidates can apply through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS). Additional details on PhORCAS can be found at
Applications are due by 11:59 pm (Eastern Standard Time) on January 2, 2018.

Application Requirements:

Standard PhORCAS Requirements

  • Basic Demographics, Transcript, Personal Statement/Letter of Intent, Curriculum Vitae, Three References using the standardized template in PhORCAS, Extracurricular Activities
  • The letter of intent should explain what personal and professional objectives you wish to fulfill by completing a residency, your long-term and short-term professional goals and why you are pursuing our program.


MIHS PGY1 Pharmacy Residents will receive training in the management of medication therapy for a variety of disease states encountered in the acute care setting. They will be responsible for achieving optimal drug therapy outcomes as part of an interdisciplinary health care team through participation in patient care rounds and pharmacy consults. The pharmacy residents will develop proficiency in written and verbal communication and in educating health care professionals, patients and students on drug-related topics. Residents will be encouraged through a mentor program to develop a personal philosophy of practice and will evaluate their performance and commitment to the profession.

A broad range of clinical pharmacy services are provided within MIHS including internal medicine, general surgery, pediatrics, neonatology, pediatric and adult critical care, burn care, trauma, and infectious diseases. The pharmacy resident serves as a member of the interdisciplinary patient care team and will be committed to optimizing patient medication outcomes.

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