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The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) Department of Pharmacy Services has been training pharmacy residents since 1981 and is committed to providing the highest quality postgraduate training in contemporary hospital pharmacy practice. The program is designed to meet the resident's individual needs and assist them in attaining their personal and professional goals. The DMC hospitals offer unique opportunities for pharmacists who desire advanced training in pharmacy practice in a variety of practice settings. Our one-year ASHP accredited programs emphasizes all aspect of clinical and pharmacological management in adult and pediatric patients. 

DMC Pharmacy Residency Mission Statement:

The mission of the DMC Pharmacy Residency Program is to assist residents in transition from an entry-level to advanced or specialty-trained practitioners in the health-system environment and to become professionals who optimize medication use for individual patients and patient populations.   The DMC advances the professional practice level and knowledge base of the resident through a progression of experiences tailored to their individual needs. 

The following programs are available at the Detroit Medical Center

Ø      Post Graduate Year-1 (PGY-1) Residency in Pharmacy Practice Residency—multi-sites (ASHP-accredited)

o       Children’s Hospital of Michigan

o       Detroit Receiving Hospital

o       Harper University Hospital

o       Sinai-Grace Hospital

Ø      Post Graduate Year-2 (PGY-2) Residency in Ambulatory Care (ASHP-accredited)

o       Harper University Hospital

Ø      Post Graduate Year-2 (PGY-2) Residency in Critical Care (ASHP-accredited)

o       Detroit Receiving Hospital

Ø      Post Graduate Year-2 (PGY-2) Residency in Emergency Medicine (ASHP-accredited)

o       Detroit Receiving Hospital

Ø      Post Graduate Year-2 (PGY-2) Residency in Infectious Diseases Specialty (ASHP-accredited)

o       Detroit Receiving Hospital

Ø      Post Graduate Year-2 (PGY-2) Residency in Pharmacotherapy (ASHP-accredited)

o        Harper University Hospital

Our Pharmacy Residency Practice Sites:

  • Children's Hospital of Michigan (CHM) is the region's premier site for health care of children. CHM is a 245-bed hospital that employs highly skilled specialists in all areas of pediatric medicine, surgery, and allied health services. The hospital provides for the total health care of children from birth through adolescence. Specialty areas include cardiovascular surgery, burn care, hematology/oncology, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, sickle cell and hemophilia clinics, pediatric and neonatal intensive care, and, heart and renal transplantation.
  • Detroit Receiving Hospital and University Health Center (DRH/UHC) is a world-class Level I trauma center with specialized units for spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, burn, and psychological trauma. The 340-bed inpatient and 92-bed emergency services facility specializes in the critical care of emergency patients. University Health Center is one of the largest multi-disciplinary outpatient facilities in the country. More than 200,000 patients are seen annually. This nine-story facility offers a full range of ambulatory care services including 12 primary care and more than 25 medical specialties.
  • Harper University Hospital/Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (HUH) provides a broad range of services in both inpatient and outpatient settings including general medicine, hematology, nephrology, cardiology, infectious diseases, neurology and neurosurgery, pulmonology, gerontology, and renal transplantation. Specialty patient populations served include those with sickle cell disease, HIV and adult cystic fibrosis. Associated with Harper Hospital is the Wertz Clinical Cancer Institute and the Karmanos Cancer Center, a designated regional cancer center. Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM) is a complete inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation facility. RIM works with patients who need assistance in returning to activities after an illness or accident.
  • Sinai-Grace Hospital (SGH) is a 404-bed general medicine facility offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. The community-based facility is the only major trauma center in northwest Detroit. This, in conjunction with a comprehensive cardiovascular program, make Sinai-Grace's emergency department one of the busiest in Southeastern Michigan. In addition, more than 1500 physicians provide expertise in 30 medical specialties including: internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics/gynecology, adult and neonatal intensive care, emergency medicine, oncology/hematology, nephrology/endocrinology and geriatrics.
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