Emory University Hospital Post-Graduate
Year Two Internal Medicine Pharmacy Residency
PGY-2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy Residency
Learning Experiences and Rotations
Required Learning Experiences- Typically 1 month
- Internal medicine x 5 months total
- Internal Medicine- EUH 1
- Internal Medicine- EUH 2
- Internal Medicine- EUH Midtown 1
- Internal Medicine- EUH 3
- Internal Medicine- EUH Capstone
- Medical Intensive Care
Elective Learning Experiences- 1 month each
- Ambulatory Internal Medicine
- Antimicrobial Stewardship Team-Infectious Diseases
- Internal Medicine-EUH Midtown 2
- Nutrition Support
- Outpatient Rheumatology Clinic
- Additional electives can be created depending on resident interest/goals and available preceptors
Longitudinal Required Learning Experiences
- Advanced Drug Information-12 months
- Case Conference- 1 month
- Committee Service- 12 months
- Grand Rounds-1 month
- On Call-12 months
- Pharmacy Service Commitment- 12 months
- Teaching Certificate (if not completed as a PGY1)- 12 months
- Research- 12 months
Longitudinal Rotation Descriptions
Research: The resident will design and execute an original research project requiring Institutional Review Board Approval. The resident will present research findings at a regional or national poster session and the Southeastern Residency Conference. Submission of a research manuscript is required.
Advanced Drug Information: The resident will work with an Emory Healthcare Drug Information specialist to complete projects designed to meet residency goals associated with drug information and practice management, including but not limited to: order set development/revision, drug monograph, or MUE, patient safety etc.
Committee Service: The resident will also serve on the Emory Healthcare System Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.
Grand Rounds: The resident is required to prepare one ACPE-accredited continuing education presentation on relevant internal medicine topics, including evaluation of the primary literature.
Case Conference: The resident is required to prepare one Case Conference summarizing the medication management of an interesting patient and highlighting the evidence supporting the treatment selection.
Pharmacy Service Commitment: The resident will serve as a Clinical Pharmacist I in a zone covering internal medicine patients every 4th weekend.
On-Call: The resident will rotate with the PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Resident every other Wednesday to be on-call for EUH. Detailed responsibilities are listed in the EUH Residency Appendix.
Teaching Certificate: The resident is required to complete the Mercer University College of Pharmacy Teaching Certificate Program unless similar certification was obtained during the PGY-1 year.
Licensure and Compensation
Licensure: Residents must obtain Georgia pharmacist licensure by the beginning of the first clinical rotation in August.
Compensation: Residents receive a $56,000/year salary plus medical, dental, vision and 401K benefits.
Residents are encouraged to participate in professional organizations during their residency year and will receive $75 for professional dues. Residents are encouraged to present research findings at a national meeting and receive financial support to attend.
For more information, please contact the program director or coordinator.
Nicole L. Metzger, PharmD, BCPS
3001 Mercer University Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341-4155
Carrie Callahan, PharmD, BCPS
1364 Clifton Road NE, B708
Atlanta, GA 30322