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 Batson Children's Hospital, 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
OrientationLongitudinal Resident ProgressionBone Marrow Transplant Unit
Medical ICUManagementEmergency Medicine
Cardiovascular ICUResearch (month rotation as well)Infectious Diseases
Neuroscience ICUStaffing ServiceNeonatal ICU
Surgical ICUTeaching and PreceptorshipPediatric ICU
Nutrition SupportPrivate Hospital ICU
Research (longitudinal as well)MS Poison Control Center

Several teaching experiences are available to residents including IPPE skills lab development and presentation, problem-based learning facilitation and case authorship, ACPE-accredited continuing education, citywide therapeutic pearl presentations, and journal club presentations. 

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