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Overview

After completing the 12-month PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency in Solid Organ Transplant at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, you will be a proficient, independent practitioner capable of providing advanced pharmacotherapeutic care to solid organ transplant recipients and donors.

The purpose of the PGY-2 Pharmacy Residency in Solid Organ Transplant is to build upon Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and PGY-1 pharmacy residency training to develop pharmacist practitioners with knowledge, skills, and abilities as defined in the educational competency areas, goals, and objectives for advanced practice areas. Residents who successfully complete PGY-2 residency programs are prepared for advanced patient care or other specialized positions, and board certification in the advanced practice area, if available.

PGY-2 training at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona will provide you with opportunities to grow as a future solid organ transplant specialist by integrating knowledge and experience into the provision of patient care. To prepare for this professional growth, training is focused on comprehensive care of the solid organ transplant patient, practice management, and pharmaceutical investigation.

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Program highlights

The residency provides the high-quality didactic and clinical experiences needed to create a well-rounded, fully competent clinical pharmacist. As a PGY-2 pharmacy resident, you will:

  • Train in a complex practice setting focused on quality patient care, teaching, and research
  • Provide patient care spanning the pre-, peri-, and post-transplant continuum for adult recipients of living and deceased donor transplantations as well as living donor care
  • Experience professional growth in a teaching environment that is patient-centered and science-driven
  • Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team in an environment shaped by the core values of teamwork, collaboration, and mutual respect
  • Enhance your research skills by completing research curriculum and leading an oncology-focused clinical research project
  • Expand your communication skills through leading interdisciplinary discussions, delivering informal and formal presentations, and writing a research manuscript
  • Create connections with fellow pharmacists through professional organizations and conferences
  • Experience professional growth in a setting that is supportive of learner well-being

Program history

The PGY-2 Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Residency conducted by Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona, has an accreditation pre-candidate status with ASHP. The program is recruiting for its first resident, anticipated to start in July 2024. One candidate will be selected on a competitive basis each year.

Facilities

Mayo Clinic is the first and largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world. Every year more than 1.3 million people from all 50 states and nearly 150 countries come to Mayo Clinic, where the primary value is "the needs of the patient come first."  

Mayo Clinic in Arizona is spread across two main campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona, which are located 14 miles apart. The Phoenix campus includes Mayo Clinic Hospital, a seven-story facility with 368 beds, 33 operating suites, and an emergency department. The Specialty and Mayo Clinic Buildings bring together dedicated and specialized multi-disciplinary care teams in nearly every medical specialty.  Training for this residency is conducted solely on this campus. 

The Scottsdale campus houses outpatient services in the Mayo Clinic Building. Additional primary care facilities and a sports medicine complex are located throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area.   

Mayo Clinic is the largest integrated transplant provider in the United States. Learn more about Mayo Clinic’s Transplant Center and services.

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Choosing Mayo Clinic for your pharmacy education

Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, Arizona.
Campus and community

Phoenix/Scottsdale, AZ

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Stipend and benefits