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RESIDENCIES

PGY-2 AMBULATORY CARE

The PGY2 Residency in Ambulatory Care at the Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy will be tailored to give the resident exposure to patients with chronic disease states in a variety of general medicine and specialty outpatient clinics throughout south Florida, and work closely with pharmacy faculty within the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Research Network, Services and Education team.

Application deadline: January 15

Benefits:

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For more information please contact:

Tina Joseph, Pharm.D., BCACP
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Nova Southeastern University, College of Pharmacy
3200 South University Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
Email: tjoseph1@nova.edu
Phone: 954-262-1362
Fax: 954-262-2278

PSYCHIATRIC PHARMACY PRACTICE PGY-2

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The specialized residency in psychiatric pharmacy practice is offered through Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy. Practice opportunities exist at South Florida State Hospital, the Miami Veterans Administration Medical Center, Jackson Memorial Hospital, and the West Palm Beach Veterans Administration Medical Center. It is a directed postgraduate program that centers on developing the competencies necessary to provide pharmaceutical care to psychiatric patients.

This residency and the criteria for evaluation are designed to parallel or meet the standards as set forth by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). As part of the residency training experience, the resident will be given the opportunity to participate in both the didactic and clerkship education of pharmacy students. Additionally, the resident will be expected to originate a plan, develop a protocol, and conduct a clinical research project in an area of interest with the intention of presenting or publishing the results of their study.

Length: 1 year
Start Date: July 1
Degree Required: Pharm.D.

For more information please contact:

Jose Rey, Pharm.D., BCPP
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice
Nova Southeastern University, College of Pharmacy
3200 South University Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
Phone: (954) 262-1388
Email: Joserey@nsu.nova.edu

TRANSITION OF CARE PGY-2

The PGY-2 Residency Program in Transitions of Care at Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy is designed to provide the resident with diverse experiences in a variety of settings, including clinical, academic, and research. The resident will coordinate pharmacy care for patients throughout the continuum of care, in inpatient, outpatient, and longitudinal settings based in a comprehensive South Florida health-care system. Rotations may include, but are not limited to, internal medicine, cardiology, diabetes, pediatrics, geriatrics, psychiatry, neurology, infectious disease, HIV, oncology, transplant and administration. As this program is fully funded by the College, the resident is encouraged to actively participate in student organizations as well as College committees to further enhance the experiences of an academic practitioner. Additionally, the resident can provide didactic lectures in our iPad based, live-video conferenced classroom and facilitate learning in small groups via our patient care management simulation labs. These opportunities will enhance the resident's ability to earn a teaching certificate offered by the College. The resident is required to work closely with an experienced faculty member on at least one original research project. NSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Length: 12 months
Start Date: July 1

Program Requirements:

For more information, please contact:

Sara Eltaki, Pharm.D., BCPS
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy, Nova Southeastern University
3200 South University Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
Phone: (954) 262-1115
Email: seltaki@nova.edu

AMBULATORY CARE PGY-2

The PGY-2 Residency Program in Ambulatory Care at Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy is designed to provide the resident with unique, diverse experiences within the ambulatory care and academic settings. This residency provides specialized training in an innovative value-based model of Accountable Care Organizations, which gives high-quality and cost-effective primary healthcare to patients residing in South Florida. The primary emphasis of the program is to develop clinicians with expert knowledge and skills in managing drug therapy for patients with chronic conditions, including but not limited to, anticoagulation, diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, heart failure, smoking cessation within primary care physicians’ offices. Additional rotations provide experiences with Administration, Medication Therapy Management, Chronic Care Management, and Transitions of Care (home and in-office).The program is divided into rotations and provides the resident with clinical insights and practical experiences in ambulatory practice. Residents are provided with opportunities to engage in educational activities including precepting Doctor of Pharmacy students, facilitating group discussions and didactic lectures through the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Certificate Program, in addition to providing continuing education for other healthcare practitioners. The resident is expected to complete an IRB-approved research project of publishable quality and present results at local, regional or state pharmacy meetings. NSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Length: 12 months
Start Date: July 1

Program Requirements:

For more information, please contact:

Tina Joseph, Pharm.D., BCACP
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy, Nova Southeastern University
3200 South University Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
Phone: (954) 262-1362
Email: tjoseph1@nova.edu

FELLOWSHIPS

NEUROCOGNITIVE FELLOWSHIP

A two year Fellowship with a focus on cognitive function as it relates to medication adherence and health literacy. The primary emphasis of this first of its kind program is to develop the candidate into an independent clinical pharmacy researcher for a career in academia, industry, or consulting. The fellow will initially assist the director with current ongoing projects and ultimately become the primary investigator for at least one study, including: grant submission, protocol design, subject recruitment, data collection and analysis, poster/platform presentation, and manuscript submission to a peer-reviewed journal. The latter stages of the program will allow the fellow the opportunity to develop a study that may be initiated upon accepting their first academic position.

The fellowship program also entails providing formal pharmacy classroom and experiential training and teaching pharmacy students in an array of settings including, but not limited to, didactic, patient care lab, and physical assessment. Opportunities for teaching in other health programs (e.g., osteopathic medicine, physician assistant) may also be available.

It is expected that the fellow will spend approximately 70% of their time in research related activities. Travel to a foreign country for research purposes may also be available.

Finally, the opportunity to take courses in our Ph.D. program will be available.

Length: 24 months
Start Date: July 1

Program Requirements:

For more information, please contact:

Joshua Caballero, Pharm.D., BCPP
Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy, Nova Southeastern University
3200 South University Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
Phone: (954) 262-1696
Email: jcaballe@nova.edu

ACCOUNTABLE CARE FELLOWSHIP

Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy offers a two-year Accountable Care Research Fellowship program with an emphasis on Quality Improvement. This highly-individualized post-graduate program provides the fellow with a foundation in scholarship and practice focusing on chronic disease state management in primary care accountable care organizations (ACOs). The fellowship will produce experts  in scholarship, teaching, and clinical practice so they may accept research-intensive academic, private or government-sponsored positions. 

Fellows will complete graduate coursework, leading to either an MBA or MPH, based on the fellow’s interest. The fellow will collaborate with the College’s Accountable Care Research Network, Services and Education (ACORN SEED), a college-initiated association of Florida ACOs.  It is expected that the fellow spend 70% of their time in research related activities research (including grant submission, protocol development, data collection and analysis and dissemination of results). The fellow will be expected to identify and complete a major health-services research project as the primary investigator under the guidance of the program director. The fellow will also be afforded the opportunity to work on multiple research projects alongside college faculty. Lastly, fellows will earn a teaching certification by educating PharmD students in a variety of environments including didactic, laboratory, and experiential settings. 

Desired candidates should be have the ability for self-directed learning, strong writing and speaking skills, a leadership background, and a passion to improve the pharmacy profession. 

Length: 24 months
Start Date: July 1
Minimum Program Requirements: Pharm.D. and completion of an ASHP-Accredited PGY-1 or equivalent
Positions: One candidate is selected biannually on a competitive application basis

For more information please contact:

Stephanie A. Gernant, Pharm.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice
College of Pharmacy, Nova Southeastern University
3200 South University Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
Phone: 954-262-1372
Email: sgernant@nova.edu