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The Indiana Poison Center at Indiana University Health offers a one-year PGY2 Toxicology Pharmacy Residency. The goal of the residency is to train practitioners to perform the professional, administrative, and research roles in a regional poison center, clinical toxicology service, and academic environment. The residency will prepare the resident for credentialing by the American Board of Applied Toxicology through the development of clinical toxicology skills and the management of poisoned patients.



The resident will provide poison center services to the state of Indiana through the Indiana Poison Center and participate in the Medical Toxicology Service, which consults on poisoned patients at IU Health Methodist Hospital, IU Health University Hospital, Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health, and Eskenazi Hospital. Additional opportunities include certification as an Advanced Hazmat Life Support Instructor and attendance at the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology and ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting.

PGY2 Toxicology Residency Handout


Rotation Structure

Required Experiences

  •  Medical Toxicology Service
  •  Poison Center Operations
  •  Intensive Care Unit
  •  Emergency Department

 Available Elective Experiences

  •  Hazardous Materials
  •  De-prescribing Initiatives
  •  Toxicosurveillance
  •  Legal/Forensic Toxicology Cases
  •  Grant Writing
  •  Protocol Review and Revision

 About the Indiana Poison Center:
The Indiana Poison Center, an accredited Regional Poison Information Center, is a non-profit, public-private partnership that provides 24-hour poison treatment advice on over 58,000 cases per year to healthcare professionals and the public. The Medical Toxicology Service consults on over 600 cases per year and has board-certified toxicologists in the areas of pharmacy, emergency medicine, neurology, and pediatrics. The Indiana Poison Center and Medical Toxicology Service serve as teaching sites for the Butler and Purdue Universities Colleges of Pharmacy as well as Indiana University School of Medicine.


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.

Deadline for application: January 5
Requirements for application via PhORCAS

  •  Letter of Intent
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Official College Transcript


Contact Information

James B Mowry, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT
Director, Indiana Poison Center
IU Health Methodist Hospital