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Ambulatory Care

Purpose

The purpose of this residency shall be to develop ambulatory care practitioners able to create, enhance, integrate and provide chronic disease management, preventative care, and transitional care pharmacy services in a variety of ambulatory care environments across the healthcare system. 

PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Handout
 
 

Description

The Ambulatory Care residency is designed to deepen the resident’s understanding of both practice management and clinical skills necessary to successfully integrate ambulatory care pharmacy services into the healthcare system. The program emphasizes chronic disease management in the primary care setting while also allowing for experience in multiple specialty clinic areas. Service evaluation, creation/ enhancement, and third-party reimbursement will be focus areas in each setting in which the resident rotates. The resident will have the opportunity to teach PharmD students in both didactic and experiential situations.

 

Rotation Structure

Required Rotations:

  • Orientation
  • Specialty Pharmacy Orientation
  • Primary Care
  • New Service Development
  • Anticoagulation
  • Clinical Management
  • Diabetes Camp
  • Research Project
  • Staffing

Elective Rotations:

  • Infectious Disease (HIV, Hep C)
  • Solid Organ Transplant (Thoracic)
  • Pulmonary ( Pulmonary Hypertension, Cystic Fibrosis) 
  • Medical Mission Trip
  • Transitions of Care (Surgical, Cardiology)
  • Hematology/ Oncology

 

How to Apply

The qualified applicant must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from an accredited college of pharmacy and must be eligible for Indiana licensure. Completion of a prior ASHP accredited PGY1 residency is required. All offers are contingent upon a background check, reference check, and pre-placement health assessment, which includes a drug test. If selected for an on-site interview, a presentation and completion of clinical case will be required.

Requirements for application via PhORCAS:

  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official College Transcripts

 

Contact Information

Bailee Belcher, PharmD, BCACP Residency Program Director
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Ambulatory Care
IU Health Methodist Hospital – Advanced Heart & Lung Care Center
1801 N Senate Blvd Suite 2000 Indianapolis, IN 46202
317.962.4787 (phone)
bbelche2@iuhealth.org