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PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency At-A-Glance

The PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency program at Baystate Medical Center offers a high-quality, in-depth learning environment in which pharmacists can build upon their PGY1 pharmacy practice skills and develop accountability, practice patterns and habits, in addition to expert knowledge, skills, attitudes and abilities in the advanced area of Emergency Medicine.

We participate in the ASHP Resident Matching Program  and are currently a pre-candidate for accreditation by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Director of Pharmacy: Aaron Michelucci, PharmD

Residency Program Director: Danyel Adams, PharmD email: danyel.adams@baystatehealth.org phone: 413-794-1043

Program and Department Metrics

  • Affiliations: MCHPS University, Worcester, MA and Western New England University, Springfield, MA
  • Length of Program: 12 months
  • Residents Accepted into Program: 1
  • Start Date: July 3
  • Total number of pharmacy staff: 130+

Baystate Medical Center Metrics

  • Tertiary Care Referral Center
  • Region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Pediatric Trauma Center
  • 94 treatment room Emergency department of which include:
    • 17 rooms dedicated to the Pediatric Emergency Department
    • 3 trauma rooms
    • 1 pediatric resuscitation room
    • 8 bed locked behavioral health unit
  • Over 122,000 Emergency department visits per year
  • Average Daily census: 80-90%
  • Accredited by the Joint Commission and designated a Magnet Facility
  • Fully integrated prescriber order entry clinical information system

Resident Salary and Benefits

  • Estimated stipend: $54,000
  • 18 Paid Time Off (PTO) Days (Holiday, Vacation and Sick)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Travel to ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Eastern States Residency Conference
  • Educational support

Curriculum Summary

  • Core Required Rotations: ED Introduction and Clinical Operations (4 weeks); Emergency Medicine 1, 2 and 3 (6-8 weeks each); Pediatric Emergency Medicine (4 weeks); Adult Medical Intensive Care (4 weeks); Adult Surgical Intensive Care (4 weeks); Neuro Critical Care (2 weeks)
  • Elective Rotations - Complete 2 (4 Week Duration): Cardiac Surgery; Pediatric Critical Care; Medication Safety
  • Longitudinal Learning Experiences: Inpatient Pharmacy Services; Research or Quality Improvement Project; Education and Precepting; Emergency Medicine Administration and Leadership