2016-2017 PGY-1 Pharmacy Residents
Residency Project: Evaluation of prescribing patterns of critical care providers for ICU patients with the diagnosis of pneumonia at an acute care hospital.
Residency Project: Evaluation of hypoglycemic events associated with anti-diabetic agents to identify potential pharmacist initiated interventions to reduce hypoglycemic events.
Residency Project: Evaluation of institutional proton pump inhibitor use and implementation of a pilot program to reduce utilization within inpatient critical care and non-ICU settings.
Residency Project: Analysis of Excessive Warfarin Anticoagulation in Post-Cardiac Surgery.
Residency Project: Evaluation of sedation and analgesia use in ventilated pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) patients and weaning of sedation medications.
Residency Project: Development and Expansion of the Discharge Medication Bedside Delivery Service.
2015-2016 PGY-1 Pharmacy Residents
Residency Project: Implementing and evaluating a pharmacist procalcitonin protocol for use in low acuity patients with concern for respiratory tract infection.
Residency Project: Evaluation of the implementation of a new neonatal gentamicin dosing regimen based on the pharmacokinetic parameters in neonates with early onset sepsis.
Residency Project: Implementation of inhaled epoprostenol in neonatal and pediatric intensive care units (NICU/PICU).
Residency Project: Proactive prevention of hypoglycemia in ICU and CICU patients.
Residency Project: Implementation of a discharge medication bedside delivery service.
Residency Project: Implementation and quality analysis of a standardized chemotherapy verification and centralized product check workflow process.
2014-2015 PGY-1 Pharmacy Residents
Residency Project: Implementation of an antimicrobial stewardship dashboard.
Residency Project: Evaluation and improvement of inpatient pharmacy oncology workflow processes, training modules and competency programs.
Residency Project: Implementing and evaluating an algorithm for procalcitonin-guided antibiotic use in low-to-moderate acuity patients with suspected respiratory tract infections.
Residency Project: Evaluating and improving outpatient infusion center workflow processes.
Residency Project: Evaluating and optimizing hospital admission medication history processes.
Residency Project: Evaluation of a gentamicin dosing regimen formulated by pharmacokinetic parameters in neonates with early onset sepsis.
2013-2014 PGY-1 Pharmacy Residents
Residency Project: Reviewing empiric gentamicin pharmacokinetics in neonatal sepsis.
Residency Project: Evaluating and improving outpatient infusion center workflow processes
Residency Project: Effect of an electronic medical record on antimicrobial prescribing in pediatric community-acquired pneumonia and surgical prophylaxis
Residency Project: Evaluation of anticoagulation reversal guidelines at a tertiary medical center and integration of a four factor blood product to reverse oral anticoagulants in major bleeds
Residency Project: Improving adult antimicrobial stewardship; daptomycin use criteria
Residency Project: Improving adult antimicrobial stewardship; aztreonam use criteria
2012-2013 PGY-1 Pharmacy Residents
Residency Project: Revising current pharmacy pain management practice and optimizing the pharmacist role in improving pain management ratings on hospital consumer assessment of healthcare providers and systems (HCAPHPS)
Residency Project: Performance improvement in the management of thrombotic events with the use of unfractionated heparin
Residency Project: Improving patient satisfaction and hospital consumer assessment of healthcare provider and systems (HCAPHPS) scores through medication education during hospital admission
Residency Project: Early postoperative multimodal analgesia and the role of parenteral acetaminophen in pediatrics
Residency Project: Analysis of total parenteral nutrition (TPN) usage in a large tertiary hospital and implementation of a pharmacist prescriptive authority protocol to dose and adjust TPN
2012-2013 PGY-2 Critical Care Resident
Residency Project: Implementation and evaluation of an extended-infusion protocol for piperacillin-tazobactam at a tertiary medical center
2011-2012 PGY-1 Pharmacy Residents
Residency Project: Improving venous thromboembolism risk assessment and prophylaxis rate through evaluation and implementation of a new screening tool and orderset
Residency Project: Evaluating the appropriateness of diagnosis and treatment of clostridium difficile infection (CDI) at PSHMC
Residency Project: Process improvement of a newly developed evening clinical position and emergency department pharmacy services to optimize patient care
Residency Project: Implementation and evaluation of an extended-infusion protocol for piperacillin-tazobactam treatment of gram-negative infections at a tertiary medical center
Residency Project: Evaluation and optimization of inpatient vancomycin dosing
2011-2012 PGY-2 Critical Care Resident
Residency Project: Process improvement for management of sedation and delirium in the intensive care unit
2010-2011 PGY-1 Pharmacy Residents
Residency Project: Quality improvement project for a newly created antimicrobial stewardship team in a large community teaching hospital
Residency Project: Evaluation and optimization of inpatient anticoagulation management
Residency Project: Improving venous thromboembolism assessment and prophylaxis rates for admitted patients through development and implementation of an admission screening tool and order set
Residency Project: Process improvement for diagnosis and treatment of heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT)
Residency Project: Assessment of proactive insulin protocol for non-critically ill, adult patients in a tertiary care, ccommunity based teaching hospital
2010-2011 PGY-2 Critical Care Resident
Residency Project: Implementation and evaluation of early goal-directed therapy in sepsis
2009-2010 PGY-1 Pharmacy Residents
Residency Project: Development and implementation of a physiologic insulin regimen for patients with sliding scale orders
Residency Project: Improvements in the treatment of hospital acquired pneumonia, ventilator associated pneumonia and health-care associated pneumonia in the ICU
Residency Project: Process improvement of a city-wide P&T committee
Residency Project: Development and implementation of a clinical pharmacist training program
Residency Project: Pediatric prescriptive authority protocols: Renal dosing, aminoglycosides, and vancomycin
2009-2010 PGY-2 Critical Care Resident
Residency Project: Evaluation of dexmedetomidine use for sedation in the ICU