Reapplying To Pharmacy Residencies

Didn’t match last year and are reapplying to pharmacy residencies? Use your experience to your advantage and don’t forget to lean on your friends. There’s no secret that if you want to work in a hospital setting, you need to have at least a PGY1 residency. The job market is simply too competitive in most urban settings, that one additional year of training will get your foot in the door. Unfortunately, the odds are simply [...]

By |2019-11-27T16:53:42-05:00December 4th, 2019|EM PharmD, Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 things to know before going into a PGY2 interview

5 things to know before going into a PGY2 interview Midway through you’re PGY1 year and you’re in it to win it. That’s right, you’re going for a PGY2. It’s not so much that you’re a glutton for punishment, but you know a PGY2 will increase your chances of getting the job you want. Particularly knowing that the job market for pharmacists is already competitive, this next-level training will help you emerge from the crowd. [...]

By |2019-11-25T13:52:05-05:00December 2nd, 2019|EM PharmD, Uncategorized|0 Comments

November New Articles And Evidence Updates 

November New Articles And Evidence Updates  Trying to stay up to date is tough. New articles and evidence updates don’t just find you… right? Let’s make staying up to date in the literature a whole lot easier. Who wants to search through journals and PubMed? Nobody. To tons of people, including myself, this task makes staying up to date a chore. What’s worse is that it will turn some folks off entirely. How about turning [...]

By |2019-11-27T16:52:10-05:00November 29th, 2019|EM PharmD, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oral Nitroglycerin for Esophageal Foreign Body

Oral Nitroglycerin for Esophageal Foreign Body As family and loved ones gather around the table for Thanksgiving dinner, we generally have a different experience in the ED. We sit and wait in the ED for the fork stabbing victims and alcohol-induced turkey fryer accidents. Office-pools thrive on the sort of things that come through the ED triage on turkey day. These unique cases present an opportunity to apply the enhanced drug therapy on a classic [...]

By |2019-11-25T15:06:11-05:00November 25th, 2019|EM PharmD, Uncategorized|3 Comments

FOAM for EM pharmacists November

FOAM for EM pharmacists November A weekly roundup of FOAMed content for EM pharmacists.   ICU Physiology in 1000 Words: Pulmonary Embolism & Pulmonary Vascular Resistance: PulmCCM Jon-Emile S. Kenny MD [@heart_lung] What if I told you that in acute pulmonary thromboembolism [PE] that the initiation of intravenous norepinephrine [NE] decreases the calculated pulmonary vascular resistance [cPVR]? Would you believe me? Certainly, you would trust that an infusion of a thrombolytic does so. Of great [...]

By |2019-11-25T13:52:05-05:00November 25th, 2019|EM PharmD, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nail your pharmacy residency interview

Nail your pharmacy residency interview If you want to land a PGY1 or PGY2 pharmacy residency, attending the ASHP Midyear meeting can certainly help. Despite its name, this meeting, which occurs annually in December is smack in the middle of most residency calendars. This meeting is also one of the largest gatherings of pharmacists in the United States. But more importantly, it is the epicenter of residency recruiting. In this article, I’m going to spell [...]

By |2019-11-25T13:52:05-05:00November 24th, 2019|EM PharmD, Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Tips For A Successful Showcase at ASHP Midyear

Turkeys are frying, posters are printing, and pharmacy students and residents everywhere are getting ready for ASHP Midyear. While the location rotates on a yearly basis, the excitement and frenzy around Midyear never change. Primarily because this is the one meeting that either makes or breaks your pursuit of pharmacy residency training. The main events for residency interviews are split into PPS (Personal Placement Service) and a gauntlet known as "The Showcase." Let's get you [...]

By |2019-11-25T13:52:05-05:00November 23rd, 2019|EM PharmD, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New articles and evidence updates

New articles and evidence updates Trying to stay up to date is tough. New articles and evidence updates don't just find you... right? Let's make staying up to date in the literature a whole lot easier. Who wants to search through journals and pubmed? Nobody. To tons of people, including myself, this task makes staying up to date a chore. What's worse is that it will turn some folks off entirely. How about turning the [...]

By |2019-11-25T13:52:05-05:00November 17th, 2019|EM PharmD|0 Comments

FOAM for emergency medicine pharmacists

FOAM for emergency medicine pharmacists: PharmFOAM Don't waste time searching through updates to see what's new anymore. This is the best way to stay up to date in FOAM and be aware of the latest evidence based medicine updates. I call it PharmFOAM: FOAM for emergency medicine pharmacists. Here's what I'm reading and following today: [feedzy-rss feeds="https://emcrit.org/feed, http://www.emdocs.net/feed, http://www.emlitofnote.com/feed, https://first10em.com/feed, https://rebelem.com/feed, http://thesgem.com/feed, https://litfl.com/feed" max="8" feed_title="yes" refresh="1_days" title="140" summary="yes" summarylength="140" ] That's it for PharmFOAM: [...]

By |2019-11-25T13:52:05-05:00November 15th, 2019|EM PharmD|0 Comments