Preceptor: Brad Hein, Pharm.D., BCPS
The PGY 1 resident will be expected to provide evidence-based patient-centered care to a variety of patients on a general medicine service. Common disease states encountered include infectious, cardiovascular, renal, thromboembolic, fluid and electrolyte disturbances, gastrointestinal, neurologic, transplant, oncology and hepatology. The resident will be assigned to a medical team and expected to attend rounds, provide educational services (including inservices and drug information requests) and provide care for all patients on the internal medicine resident service. The provision of care will include the collection and analysis of patient information, the design of an evidence-based therapeutic regimen and monitoring plan, the communication of recommendations to the medical team and the implementation, documentation and follow up of recommendations. All recommendations will be made in light of the overall responsibility for the welfare of the patient. The resident will be expected to participate in daily patient discussions, topic presentations and may assist in the precepting of advanced clerkship students.
- Provide evidence-based patient-centered care to an internal medicine population.
- Attend daily internal medicine rounds. Attend grand rounds as appropriate.
- Provide educational opportunities to the medical residents, pharmacy students and others present on the medical team.
- Participate in afternoon discussions with preceptor, sometimes as part of the student presentations.
- Appropriately document interventions and follow-up in the medical record.
- When applicable, the resident will assist in precepting pharmacy students on rotation, leading topic discussions, and daily patient presentation discussions