PGY-2 Internal Medicine Specialty Residency

The Internal Medicine Specialty Residency offers diverse opportunities for the resident to concentrate on expanding (broadening) their clinical skills and knowledge base in the area of internal medicine. The university-based environment coupled with a diverse patient population and the expertise of a large clinical pharmacy staff provide ample learning experiences to develop into a successful independent practitioner. It also imparts an appreciation for the role of the clinical pharmacist specialist in internal medicine.

Learning experiences available to the Internal Medicine Specialty Resident include:

Internal MedicineMedical ICU
PharmacokineticsInfectious Diseases
NephrologyEmergency Medicine
OncologyToxicology/Poison Control
Drug InformationMultiple ambulatory care clinics
Neurology 

Grady Health System is participating in the PhORCAS online residency application process. For more information please see http://www.ashp.org/phorcasThe residency will not be accepting applications for the 2018 – 2019 residency year.

Requirements for application to the internal medicine specialty residency program:

General Requirements

  1. Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy
  2. Successful completion of an accredited PGY-1 pharmacy residency
  3. Personal and leadership qualifications for successful completion of a specialty residency
  4. Eligibility for licensure in the state of Georgia

 

Specific Requirements (should be submitted by Jan. 6)

  1. Successful completion of an ASHP accredited PGY-1 residency
  2. Eligibility for licensure in Georgia
  3. Curriculum vitae
  4. Letters of recommendation (see below)
  5. Questionnaire (see below)

 

In addition to PhORCAS requirements, the program requires: four recommendations which will utilize the Standardized Reference form provided in PhORCAS, as well as traditional letters of reference. Letters of reference should be written by three residency clinical preceptors and one letter from the residency program director. Please upload to PhORCAS.

Please answer the following questions and upload them to PhORCAS:

  1. What do you wish to achieve by the conclusion of the residency?
  2. Describe the ideal PGY-2 residency program.
  3. Which clinical rotations in your residency program did you most like and which did you least like? Why?
  4. What would your most recent immediate supervisor say are your strengths and weaknesses?
  5. Describe your most rewarding experience in your residency or pharmacy school.

Applicants invited for an on-site interview during January or February will be required to present a professional presentation on a topic related to clinical pharmacy practice (may present residency research project if some data collection and analysis has been completed).

For additional questions, please contact Dr. Ted Walton, Director of the Internal Medicine Residency program at (404) 489-9076 or by e-mail at twalton@gmh.edu