Elective rotations (choose one): community practice, pediatric NICU/PICU, toxicology, or repeat a required rotation
Residents present in-services, journal clubs and prepare a year-long major project. Residents present major project preliminary data at ASHP Midyear and present final data analysis at the Mountain States Residency Conference. The resident also has the opportunity to serve as a preceptor for pharmacy students during their experiential rotations.
The Medical Center of Aurora is a nationally recognized community hospital in Aurora, CO which is a southeast suburb of Denver. TMCA is a Level II Trauma Center, accredited Chest Pain Center, and holds Primary Stroke Certification. TMCA earned two-time Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence, becoming the first community hospital in metro Denver to reach this accomplishment. Some of the many services provided include critical care, emergency medicine, cardiovascular services, behavioral health, surgery, trauma, infectious disease, nephrology, pediatrics and neonatology, oncology, neurology, and labor and delivery. The Emergency Department is one of the busiest in the state, providing treatment for approximately 80,000 patients annually. TMCA claims the largest behavioral health inpatient facility in the state and offers services for patients in age groups ranging from pediatric to geriatric, along with numerous outpatient services. Pharmacists play a vital role in patient care through decentralization in patient care areas, representation as valued members of interdisciplinary rounding teams, and representation on hospital committees.
1. Graduate of an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy or otherwise be eligible for licensure.
2. Obtain Colorado state board pharmacist licensure by October 1, 2020.