LENGTH OF RESIDENCY:
Pharm.D. from ACPE-accredited institution.
Residency certificate from an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency program
Letter of intent.
Three letters of recommendation
Eligibility for Texas licensure
Candidate selection will be made based on professional competence, interpersonal communication skills, public communication skills, and clinical practice interests.
Competitive salary plus an attractive benefits package (residency stipend for 2011-2012 was $45,115)
The Seton Family of Hospitals, in conjunction with The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, is offering a one-year Specialized Residency (PGY2) in Internal Medicine. This program is designed to further develop the resident's skills in adult internal medicine. One month of infectious diseases and one month of medical intensive care unit are also required.
The Seton Family of Hospitals is the leading provider of healthcare in Central Texas with 20 locations throughout the region. The Seton Family includes the only Heart Transplant Center in Central Texas. The Internal Medicine residency is based at University Medical Center Brackenridge (UMCB), a 399-bed surgical and acute care hospital in downtown Austin. The UMCB Emergency Department sees more than 100,000 patients per year and UMCB is a Level I Trauma Center
At UMCB, the resident will be an integral member of the Internal Medicine team. He or she will be involved in all aspects of patient care, from triage in the Emergency Department to discharge. The resident will spend six months on multidisciplinary internal medicine teams, in addition to completing one month each of Infectious Diseases and Medical ICU. Depending on the resident's PGY1 experience, Medication Safety may be an additional required rotation. Elective rotations are offered in the following areas: cardiology (general or cardiac transplant), infectious diseases, psychiatry, oncology, nephrology, critical care, emergency medicine, academia, medical writing, and experiential precepting, among others. The resident will attend daily rounds with medical residents, in addition to attending morning report, medicine conferences, and weekly seminars at the College of Pharmacy.
The resident will complete an original research project suitable for presentation at a national meeting and present a seminar to faculty and fellow residents at the College of Pharmacy. He or she will supervise students on the internal medicine advanced practice experience and participate in one or more lectures/labs for nursing and pharmacy students. The resident will aid in proctoring a small group Pharmacotherapy lab. An Academic Training Program is conducted for residents affiliated with the University of Texas in order to strengthen the resident's teaching skills. The resident will receive an appointment in the Department of Pharmacy Practice as a Clinical Instructor and be awarded a Residency Certificate upon satisfactory completion of the program.
The University of Texas at Austin and its affiliated institutions are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.
University Medical Center Brackenridge (http://www.seton.net/locations/brackenridge/)
University Medical Center Brackenridge (UMCB) has long been recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation. Now, UMCB is accelerating its presence in the field of academic medicine. The Clinical Education Center uses high-fidelity interactive mannequins and a vast array of leap-ahead technology to train clinicians in the latest procedures working with state-of-the-art equipment. UMCB is also home to the region's first nursing residency program, and recently celebrated its 75th year of graduate medical education.
The nationally renowned Brain & Spine Center is engaged in pioneering research and treatment of injuries and diseases of the spine, brain, and cardiovascular system.
University Medical Center Brackenridge has been recognized as a Certified Stroke Center, a designation which reflects UMCB's reputation as one of the nation's leading
hospitals in the treatment and prevention of stroke.
The American Nurses Association has bestowed the highest honor, the Magnet award, to the nurses at UMCB. Magnet designation provides consumers with the ultimate benchmark to measure the quality of care they can expect to receive.