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Emergency Medicine PGY2 Residency

Apply for a Pharmacy Residency

Apply online using PhORCAS (Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service). You'll need to submit:

  • Letter of intent describing your interests and goals
  • Curriculum vitae
  • College of pharmacy transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendations from health care professionals who can speak to your practice abilities
 Application deadline is Jan. 2, 2019. 

Onsite Interview

After we review your application, you may receive an invitation for an on-site interview. This interview is required for admission.

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Immerse yourself in emergency medicine pharmacy practice when you choose University of New Mexico Hospital's emergency medicine PGY2 pharmacy residency.

You'll work in a fast-paced academic medical center that includes the state's only Level I Trauma Center. And you'll gain specialized experience that prepares you to become a clinical pharmacist or obtain a faculty position.

Our program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

One-of-a-Kind Experience

Interact with some of the most diverse patient populations in the nation while training within an award-winning, interdisciplinary health care setting. Learn more about the facilities, care and patient volume at University of New Mexico Hospital.

Specialized Clinical Experience

Be part of a team caring for patients with life-threatening conditions. Your emergency medicine PGY2 pharmacy residency includes:

  • Monthly weekend shifts in a critical care area at UNMH
  • Ride-along experiences with ambulance services, including fixed-wing air ambulance services and EMS consortium
  • Rotations in a variety of emergency and critical care units
  • ACLS/BLS/PALS certification

Residency Rotations

Get hands-on experience in critical care and emergency medicine through four-week and longitudinal rotations.

Required Rotations

  • Orientation
  • Administration (longitudinal)
  • Emergency medicine (four months)
  • Emergency medicine precepting
  • Emergency response/disaster management (longitudinal)
  • Medical/cardiac ICU
  • Pediatric emergency medicine (longitudinal)
  • Pediatric ICU
  • Research (longitudinal)
  • Teaching (longitudinal)
  • Trauma/surgical ICU
  • Stewardship
  • Toxicology

Elective Rotations

  • Academia
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency medicine precepting, II
  • Hematology/oncology
  • Infectious disease consult
  • Nephrology
  • Neuroscience ICU

Teaching Opportunities

Transition from student to teacher with a volunteer faculty appointment at the UNM College of Pharmacy. Improve your job satisfaction and communication skills as you also share your knowledge through lectures and student precepting. Ask about our optional teaching certificate program.

Live in New Mexico

Enjoy living in the sunny Southwest – we average more than 300 days of sunshine each year. You'll find ample opportunities for outdoor recreation and a thriving arts community.

Pharmacy Residency Benefits

As a PGY2 pharmacy resident, you'll receive:
  • A salary of approximately $52,000
  • Nine holidays, 10 vacation days, and up to 10 days of professional leave
  • Health insurance
  • Registration and travel to attend ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Western States Residency Conference

Admission Requirements

You're eligible to apply for the Emergency Medicine PGY2 Pharmacy Residency if you:

  • Hold a doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree from an accredited school or college of pharmacy
  • Are eligible for New Mexico pharmacist licensure
  • Completed a PGY1 residency

Contact Us

For more information, contact:

Preeyaporn Sarangarm, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Emergency Medicine PGY2 Pharmacy Residency Program Director
University of New Mexico Hospitals
Phone: 505-925-7911
Fax: 505-272-2037