The PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Critical Care at BIDMC is designed to
transition PGY1 residency graduates from generalist practice to specialized
practice focused on the care of critically-ill patients. PGY2 residency
graduates exit equipped to be fully integrated members of the
interdisciplinary critical care team, able to make complex medication and
nutrition support recommendations in this fast-paced environment. Upon
successful completion of the program, residents will have achieved the
following required educational outcomes, goals, and objectives for the PGY2
Pharmacy Residency in Critical Care:
Demonstrate leadership and practice management skills.
Optimize the outcomes of critically ill patients by providing
evidence-based medication therapy as an integral part of an
Demonstrate excellence in the provision of training, including
preceptorship, or educational activities for health care professionals
and health care professionals in training.
Demonstrate the skills necessary to conduct a critical care pharmacy
Participate in the management of medical emergencies.
Perform quality improvement activities aimed at enhancing the safety
and effectiveness. of medication-use processes in the critical care
Provide formalized critical care medication-related information.
Demonstrate additional leadership and practice management skills.
Contribute the critical care pharmacy perspective to planning for
and/or management of mass casualty events.
Demonstrate skills required to function in an academic setting.