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PGY-2 Critical Care

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PGY-2 Critical Care

Recruitment Information

  • PPS
    • Our program will be attending PSS during the Midyear Clinical Meeting!
    • Please schedule a time to meet through PPS. 
  • Email our RPD, Katherine Artman, at with any questions. 

This residency is a 12-month ASHP-accredited post-graduate program designed to develop advanced skills necessary to provide confident and competent pharmaceutical care to critically ill patients and to develop skills necessary to participate in the education of current and future healthcare professionals. The program began in 2014 and continues to build upon numerous opportunities available at UMMC.  The residency includes learning experiences in surgical, medical, cardiac and neuroscience intensive care and other related specialties.

The University of Mississippi Medical Center includes a tertiary care hospital near downtown Jackson and serves the entire state of Mississippi as the largest diagnostic, treatment, and referral care system in the state. UMMC offers the only Level I trauma center, the only Level IV neonatal intensive care nursery, and the only organ transplant programs in the state, in addition to Children's of Mississippi, Mississippi's only hospital solely dedicated to caring for children. It is the only teaching hospital in the state and boasts a dedicated ICU tower.

Additional pharmacy residency programs are offered by the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy.

Required RotationsElective Rotations
OrientationLongitudinal Resident ProgressionAntimicrobial Stewardship
Medical ICUManagementCardiovascular ICU
Emergency MedicineResearch ICU Second Shift Float
NeuroScience ICUStaffing ServiceICU Pharmacy Management
Surgical ICUTeaching and PreceptorshipPediatric ICU
Nutrition SupportNeonatal ICU
ResearchICU/ED Midnight Coverage

Several teaching experiences are available to residents including IPPE skills lab development and presentation, ACPE-accredited continuing education, pharmacy grand rounds presentations, and journal club presentations. 


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