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 interdisciplinary team.
  • 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 research project.
  • 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 area.
  • 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.