PGY-2 Critical Care

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PGY-2 Critical Care

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 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.

University of Mississippi Medical Center is a 722-bed tertiary care hospital near downtown Jackson and serving the entire state of Mississippi as the largest diagnostic, treatment and referral care system in the state. UMMC offers the only Level 1 trauma center, the only Level 4 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 100-bed ICU tower.

Required RotationsElective Rotations
MonthlyLongitudinalMonthly
OrientationLongitudinal Resident ProgressionAntimicrobial Stewardship
Medical ICUManagementCardiovascular ICU
Emergency MedicineResearch ICU 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, citywide therapeutic pearl presentations, and journal club presentations. 

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2020-2021 Recruitment Information

  • ACCP showcase: ***Friday, November 6th from 12-2 PM CST***
  • ASHP showcase: ***Monday, December 7th from 2-5 PM CST***
  • Our Critical Care PGY2 program will not be participating in PPS this year, but will have the opportunity available to sign up for individual 20-minute sessions on the following dates and times: 
    • December 7th: 9 AM-12 PM
    • December 8th: 9 AM-12 PM, 1-2:30 PM
    • December 9th: 9 AM-12PM, 1-2:30 PM
  • Please email our RPD, Katherine Artman, at mlutz@umc.edu with your current CV to schedule your date and time for the alternative-PPS slots!