Our Pharmacy Department provides evidence-based, cost-effective and safe drug therapy, targeting optimal patient outcomes; diseases that impact the community (heart failure, diabetes, COPD and asthma) are a focus of the general medicine, transitions of care, and ambulatory care rotations. The PGY1 pharmacy resident can gain experience in areas that include general medicine, critical care, emergency medicine, NICU/pediatrics, oncology, infectious diseases ambulatory care, informatics, and pharmacy services management. The faculty includes six pharmacy specialists in the areas of MICU, SICU, Oncology, Pediatrics and Emergency Department (2); additionally, experienced general medicine pharmacists and managers are on staff. Expectations of the resident include formal presentations to pharmacists, physicians, medical residents and nurses; authoring pharmacy newsletter articles; conducting MUEs; mentorship of pharmacy students and development and presentation of a major project
Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Center
As part of Sinai Health System, Mount Sinai Hospital is a 320 bed community teaching hospital with a Level 1 Trauma Center and a Level III NICU. Located on Chicago’s west side, Mount Sinai Hospital offers an urban healthcare experience that enables pharmacy residents, in collaboration with an inter-disciplinary team, to benefit a population that is generally underserved.
Pharmacy Clinical Services
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency
Mount Sinai Hospital’s PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program is a broad, comprehensive pharmacy practice experience that prepares residents for multiple professional challenges and career opportunities. Four PGY1 positions are available; the residency's inaugural year was 2010 and expanded from two to four positions in 2013-14.
PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration Residency
Mount Sinai Hospital’s PGY2 HSPA residency program provides hands-on experience in areas such as operations, medication safety, pharmacy enterprise, clinical practice management, healthy system administration (with VP or senior leadership), and mentorship.