Emergency Medicine PGY2 Residency

Immerse yourself in emergency medicine pharmacy practice when you choose the University of New Mexico Hospital's Emergency Medicine PGY2 Pharmacy Residency.

Our American Society of Health-System Pharmacists-accredited program will provide you with a one-of-a-kind experience by interacting with some of the most diverse patient populations in the nation. You will train within an award-winning, interdisciplinary health care setting at New Mexico’s only Level I designated Trauma Center and Children’s Hospital.

Learning in the fast-paced environment of our academic medical center will provide you with the specialized experience necessary to prepare you to become a clinical pharmacist or to obtain a faculty position.

Learn more about the facilities, care and patient volume at University of New Mexico Hospital.

Specialized Clinical Experience

As part of a team caring for patients with life-threatening conditions, your Emergency Medicine PGY2

Pharmacy Residency includes:

  • Rotations in a variety of emergency and critical care units
  • Ride-along experiences with ambulance services, including fixed-wing air ambulance services and EMS consortium
  • Clinical weekend staffing shifts (every third weekend) in either the emergency department or one of our three intensive care units.
  • ACLS/BLS/PALS certification

Residency Rotations

Obtain hands-on experience in critical care and emergency medicine through four-week and longitudinal rotations including:

Required Rotations

  • Orientation
  • Emergency medicine (four months)
  • Emergency medicine precepting
  • Toxicology
  • Stewardship
  • Medical/cardiac ICU
  • ICU Swing (MICU, TSI and NSI coverage)
  • Pediatric ICU
  • Pediatric emergency medicine (longitudinal)
  • Emergency response/disaster management (longitudinal)
  • Administration (longitudinal)
  • Research (longitudinal)
  • Teaching (longitudinal)

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.

Living in New Mexico

Enjoy living in the sunny Southwest, where 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

How to apply for the Emergency Medicine PGY2 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. 1, 2021. 

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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