Residency Programs: Critical Care Pharmacy Residency (PGY-2)
The Critical Care (PGY-2) specialty residency provides the resident with critical
care experience and training in treating patients followed by the following critical
care services: medical, surgical, cardiovascular, cardiovascular surgery, pediatric,
neuroscience, trauma (in a Level I trauma center), neonatology (in a Level III Neonatal
Intensive Care Unit), infectious disease and emergency medicine/clinical toxicology. The program is
accredited by the
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
As a member of the health care team, the resident assumes responsibility and accountability
for safe and appropriate drug therapy and efficient delivery of care to patients.
The resident is also involved in the academic, administrative, formulary management,
and clinical drug research activities of the department.
Due to the active involvement of a highly skilled and motivated team of pharmacy
practitioners with a variety of medical services, the resident is provided with
a wide range of opportunities and experiences in the provision of pharmaceutical
care. Requirements of the program consist of the following core rotations:
- Cardiovascular Critical Care or CT Surgery
- Emergency Medicine
- Infectious Disease
- Medical Critical Care
- Neonatal or Pediatric Critical Care
- Neuroscience Critical Care
- Surgical/Trauma Critical Care
* 1st rotation will be 8 weeks in either MICU, NSICU, or SICU (with a 2 week focus on nutrition).
Elective rotations include the following:
- Any of the core rotations (except PICU or transplant)
Other experiences include both hospital and departmental committee participation,
completion of a drug monograph or MUE, providing major and minor presentations,
and completion of the UF Teaching Certificate Program (optional).
Marci DeLos Santos, Pharm.D., BCPS (AQ Cardiology), BCCCP
Twelve months, beginning in July
- 7 days of personal leave
- 5 paid holidays
- Professional time for conferences, research and interviews
- Health insurance
- Dental coverage
- Life insurance
- Educational and professional travel allowances
- Dedicated office space
Eligibility requirements for the residency program include the following:
- Graduate from an ACPE-accredited college or school of pharmacy with a Doctor of
- Completion of an ASHP-accredited Pharmacy (PGY-1) Residency
- Eligible for licensure in the State of Florida – all residents must take their exams
prior to the start of the residency
- On-site interview
- For non-resident alien applicants, authorization for employment that is valid through
the residency period is required
- Letter of intent
- Current curriculum vitae
Letters of recommendation
from three (3) professional sources
- Official transcript of applicant’s pharmacy coursework and grades
The application deadline is January 5th.
Application materials should be submitted through PhORCAS.
UF Health Jacksonville
Department of Pharmacy
655 West 8th Street, C-89
Jacksonville, FL 32209
Phone: (904) 244-4157
Fax: (904) 244-4272
After the application is complete and reviewed, the residency selection committee will notify selected applicants to arrange
an onsite interview.