Mr. Conrad Gamboa
LENGTH OF RESIDENCY:
University Health System (UHS) is the public hospital district for Bexar County and the primary teaching facility for The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. University Hospital, the health system’s flagship institution which operates approximately 450 acute care and specialty beds, is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's Best Hospitals and ranks as the best hospital in San Antonio and 17th in Texas. UHS is also the first and only health system in San Antonio and South Texas to earn Magnet status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, which is widely accepted as the “gold standard” in measuring the quality of care that healthcare consumers can expect to receive. A full range of medical services is available at numerous community clinics, including the renowned Texas Diabetes Institute.
University Hospital is home to the lead Level 1 Trauma Center for a 22-county region of South/Central Texas. It is also the only pediatric trauma center for San Antonio and South Texas. There are 55 adult ICU beds, 12 pediatric and 60 neonatal ICU beds at University Hospital where provision of care is accomplished by attending physicians, intensivists, residents, acute-care mid-level practitioners, clinical pharmacists and other critical care personnel. The trauma research program focuses on identifying new and innovative ways to improve the care, management and treatment of trauma and critically ill patients.
The PGY2 critical care pharmacy resident will receive advanced clinical training in surgical/trauma ICU, neurosurgical ICU, medicine ICU, cardiac ICU, emergency medicine and pediatric/neonatal intensive care. Clinical responsibilities include critical care patient monitoring and daily multi-disciplinary rounds. Electives may be chosen from a variety of areas, including but not limited to infectious diseases, solid organ transplant, cardiothoracic surgery, nephrology and neurology.
Research responsibilities include an individual major research project with presentation and publication of results. Residents also participate in critical care-related issues of the DUE and P&T Committees and conduct a critical care-related DUE. In addition, residents provide clinical staffing for the adult critical care areas and respond to all “code blue” alerts throughout the hospital. Academic responsibilities include pharmacy student precepting and lecture, case presentations, weekly critical care discussion/journal club, attendance and presentation at pharmacotherapy rounds and pharmacotherapy seminar, and regularly scheduled meetings with preceptor to discuss patients.For further details about the program, please visit our website at:
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
2409 University Ave.
Austin, TX, USA
Email Address: pharmacy
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