Women’s College Hospital
76 Grenville Street
Toronto ON M5S 1B2
Director and Coordinator: Dr. Natalie Crown, BScPharm, PharmD
Focus: Ambulatory Care
Est. in: 2011
# Position(s): 1
App. Deadline: as set by HPRFO
Starting Date: July – September
Est. stipend: ~$30,000 per annum
Vacation/holiday leave: 2 weeks
This 52 week pharmacy residency program will prepare candidates with the knowledge and skills necessary to establish a future collaborative interdisciplinary practice in ambulatory care. The emphasis will be on developing skills necessary for the provision of pharmaceutical care to patients in an ambulatory care environment.
The resident will gain experience providing evidence based direct patient care as a member of inter-professional teams under the supervision of model practitioners in innovative ambulatory care settings. The resident will learn about the operations of a hospital based pharmacy in an ambulatory care environment including distribution, medication therapy management and program planning. The resident will participate in patient and staff education, present lectures, case presentations, and journal clubs. The resident will be involved in various teaching activities, including precepting pharmacy students. The resident will develop project management, research and writing skills and will be expected to complete a research project manuscript suitable for publication at the completion of their training.
The learning environment at Women’s College Hospital provides the opportunity for interaction with undergraduate and post graduate students and trainees in a variety of health disciplines, as well as the opportunity to be directly involved in innovative patient care programs.
- Core direct patient care rotations will be offered in the Family Health Team, Centre for Ambulatory Care Education (CACE) General Internal Medicine Clinic, Osteoporosis Program, the Acute Ambulatory Care Unit (AACU) and the Atrial Fibrillation Quality Care Program. The resident can choose from several elective rotations offered at Women’s College Hospital or other institutions. Direct patient care rotations are conducted in both block style rotations, and longitudinal rotations to permit ongoing patient follow-up.
- Non-direct patient care rotations include: research (8-10 weeks), teaching, and administration & leadership. The resident will have longitudinal activities in drug information, evidence based medicine, and teaching.
- A detailed Residency program outline can be found here.
Minimum required credentials:
- Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy Degree from a Canadian or American accredited school of Pharmacy.
- Licensed or eligible for licensure as an intern, or pharmacist with the Ontario College of Pharmacists.
Type: Ambulatory Care Hospital; a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto
Site(s): Women’s College Hospital, 76 Grenville Street Toronto ON
Affiliation: University of Toronto
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