Clinical Rotations

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Scripps Mercy Pharmacy Residency Program Learning Opportunities

The Scripps Mercy Pharmacy Residency Program builds upon the knowledge and skills residents acquired during their student internships and clerkships. Rotations are a critical part of the learning experience. Most are four to six weeks in duration. Each rotation includes specific learning objectives.

Core rotations

  • Critical care
  • Emergency medicine
  • Infectious disease
  • Internal medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Transitions of care
  • Trauma

Elective rotations

  • Bone marrow transplant
  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
  • Nephrology
  • Oncology
  • Palliative care
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacy administration
  • Rheumatology
  • Solid organ transplant

Core longitudinal experiences

  • Clinical administration
  • Medication safety
  • Operations
  • Teaching certificate
  • UCSD student-run free clinic
  • UCSD therapeutic case conference leader
  • Committees
    • Antibiotic stewardship
    • Clinical Practice Council
    • Investigational Review Board
    • Medication Safety
    • Pharmacy and Therapeutics
    • Residency Recruitment and Interviews

Education

  • Nursing in-services
  • Pharmacy and medical grand rounds
  • Preceptor fourth-year pharmacy doctorate candidates
  • Residency research project
  • UCSD therapeutic case conference leader

Staffing

  • 20 days per year (2 shifts per month) will consist of operational and clinical responsibilities after licensure and training is complete