PGY2 Thrombosis and Hemostasis Management Pharmacy Residency

PGY2 Program Purpose: PGY2 residency programs build upon Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and PGY1 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 PGY2 residency programs are prepared for advanced patient care or other specialized positions, and board certification in the advanced practice area, if available.

Pharmacists completing the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Management PGY2 Pharmacy Residency at Henry Ford Hospital will be qualified for positions in a broad range of pharmacy practice areas related to anticoagulation stewardship. They will be able to positively impact outcomes of patients using anticoagulant medications through both direct patient care and management of the drug use process. Graduates will also be competent in practice-based research, capable of leading anticoagulation stewardship services throughout a health system, and proficient in the education of students, residents, health care professionals, and patients.

The PGY2 Thrombosis and Hemostasis Management Residency program is in ASHP’s candidate status. It is a 12-month learning experience with one position available per year.

Available rotations:

Residents complete 13 four-week rotations including an orientation session in July.
Ten required rotations are completed in core areas of critical care pharmacy practice.

  • Orientation
  • Cardiology GPU*
  • Cardiology ICU*
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU*
  • Surgical Trauma ICU*
  • Neuroscience ICU*
  • Emergency Medicine*
  • Benign Hematology Consult Service*
  • Pulmonary Embolism Response Team and Transitions of Care
  • Ambulatory Anticoagulation Management*(off-site)

Three rotations are completed in elective areas. Elective options include:

  • Solid Organ Transplant
  • Medical ICU
  • Repeating any of the required clinical rotations marked with *

Additional activities:

  • Present an ACPE-accredited continuing education seminar to the pharmacy staff
  • Present journal clubs and patient cases to students and pharmacy staff
  • Participate in Code Blue/Code Stroke coverage
  • Participate in staffing and clinical pharmacy services every third weekend
  • Participate in precepting pharmacy students
  • Participate on a multidisciplinary hospital committee
  • Participate in a medication use evaluation
  • Evaluate and present a medication for formulary review and/or develop or revise a medication policy/guideline
  • Design and complete a residency project and participate in a structured research training program
  • An optional teaching certificate program is available in collaboration with Wayne State University
  • Participate in a monthly seminar series with other THM residents and national topic experts

Residents receive a competitive stipend and benefits including health insurance, sick and professional leave, free parking, and professional travel reimbursement.

Application information:

Applicants must be a graduate of an ACPE-accredited College of Pharmacy, have completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency, and be eligible for Michigan licensure. Academic transcripts, letter of intent/personal statement, three professional references, and curriculum vitae should be submitted to PHORCAS. The application deadline is January 2nd. An interview is required.

Program director:

Mathew Jones, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Pharmacy Administration
Henry Ford Hospital
2799 W. Grand Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 916-0193


Information for Applicants
Interested in applying to one of our programs, call (800) 436-7936.

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