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Pharmacy Residency Program: PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant

Program Type: ASHP-Accredited PGY2 Residency

ASHP Match Number: 707676

Program Purpose
The PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital aims to produce clinical pharmacy specialists qualified to work in all aspects of transplant pharmacy practice.  The PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant resident will function as a part of the multidisciplinary healthcare team in a variety of practice settings

Program Overview
The Johns Hopkins Hospital PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Residency is an ASHP-accredited twelve month program of advanced pharmacy training focused on immunology, immunosuppression and other organ transplant related topics. The program provides flexibility to meet the interests and needs of the individual resident while at the same time ensuring the achievement of foundational skills for high quality transplant pharmacy practice. This residency provides experience to numerous patient populations within transplantation and strives to produce experts in the practice of transplant pharmacy. The residency will emphasize the resident’s interests while achieving the goals and objectives for PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Residencies set forth by ASHP.

Training Experience:

  •  Active participation in:
    •  Multidisciplinary rounds of transplant patients including recipients, donors, and candidates
    •  Transplant related committees to impact policy and institutional practice
    •  Education of patients, caregivers, pharmacists, nurses and medical staff
  •  Completion of a transplant related research project
  • ·Delivery of two ACPE accredited presentations

Rotations:

  • Required Core Learning Experiences (each rotation is 4 weeks in duration)
    • Orientation – Critical Care & Surgery Pharmacy Division
    • Kidney & Pancreas Transplant
    • Liver Transplant
    • Heart Transplant and Advanced Heart Failure
    • Lung Transplant
    • Transplant Nephrology
    • Transplant & Oncology Adult Infectious Diseases
    • Critical Care – Surgical Intensive Care Unit
    • Pediatric Transplant (with one of the two services listed below)
      • Pediatric Nephrology & Renal Transplant
      • Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care & Heart Transplant Clinic
  • Required Longitudinal Learning Experiences
    • Ambulatory Care Transplant Clinics
      • Resident will participate in three different clinic settings; each experience is
        12 weeks in duration and each experience will be evaluated upon completion
    • Outpatient Transplant Pharmacy
      • Resident will be involved in discharge medication education
        responsibilities while on all core experiences (except Transplant infectious Diseases and Critical Care)
      • Duration is 12 months and evaluated quarterly
    • Transplant Research Project/Medication Use Evaluation (MUE)
      • Duration is 12 months and evaluated quarterly
    • Transplant Pharmacy Professional Practice
      • Duration is 12 months and evaluated quarterly
    • Staffing (Critical Care & Surgery Division)
      • Duration is 12 months and evaluated quarterly
    • On-Call Experience
      • Duration is 12 months and evaluated quarterly
      • Responsibilities include on-call coverage once or twice per month
        on weeknights (4pm-11pm) and two weekends per year (11am-11pm)
    • Drug Class Review (DCR)
      • Duration is 3 months and evaluated once at completion of review
  • Elective Learning Experiences
    • Advanced core experience (each rotation will be 4 weeks in duration)
    • Research (duration is 4 weeks)
       

Benefits: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/pharmacy/residents/benefits/index.html

Staffing: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/pharmacy/residents/about/staffing.html

On-Call: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/pharmacy/residents/about/on-call.html

Application Information:
All applications will be accepted through PhORCAS. CLICK HERE

Pre-requisites for the Solid Organ Transplant PGY2 program:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited school or college
  • Successful completion of an ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy residency or an exemption based on equivalent experience. An exemption from a PGY1 Pharmacy residency may be granted to applicants interested in PGY2 training who have not completed a PGY1 residency. To be considered for an exemption, applicants must have practiced at least three years as a pharmacist, be licensed to practice as a pharmacist in the US, and must apply directly to the ASHP for a special exemption. Information may be found at https://www.ashp.org/-/media/assets/professional-development/residencies/docs/pgy1-residency-exemption-criteria.ashx

Program Director

Lindsey Toman

Lindsey (Pote) Toman, PharmD, BCPS

Title: Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner, Solid Organ Transplant
Education: Doctor of Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
Training:

  • Pharmacy Practice Residency at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Specialty Residency in Transplant Pharmacotherapy at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Contact

Lindsey (Pote) Toman, PharmD, BCPS
Program Director, PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Residency
Location:
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Department of Pharmacy
600 North Wolfe Street, Carnegie 180
Baltimore, MD 21287-6180
Phone: 410-955-5179
Email: lpote1@jhmi.edu