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PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Residency

One Of The Nation's Top Transplant Centers

The specialty residency in solid organ transplantation is an ASHP-accredited, 12-month PGY2 residency. A Doctor of Pharmacy degree and PGY1 residency are required. It is designed to provide a diverse experience while focusing on the individual needs of the resident. The program provides a broad experience in numerous aspects of transplantation including the heart, lung, kidney and liver transplant services as well as a focused transplant infectious diseases rotation. Completion of a residency project is required. This PGY2 residency participates in the ASHP residency matching program.

Required Rotation Sites

  • Kidney/Pancreas Transplant
  • Liver Transplant
  • Heart Transplant (including pre-transplant patients)
  • Lung Transplant (including pre-transplant patients)
  • Transplant Infectious Diseases
  • Surgical Intensive Care

Elective Sites

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatric Transplant
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • Medical Oncology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Intensive Care Unit
  • Surgical/ Burn/ Trauma Intensive Care Unit
  • Hepatology
  • Perioperative Services

Transplants Performed at Barnes-Jewish in 2014

Kidney 220
Liver 90
Lung 66
Heart 41
Pancreas 15

Application Information

Starting Date
June 27, 2016

Application Requirements
Doctor of Pharmacy degree and PGY1 residency

Number of Positions
One per year

Jennifer C. Hagopian BS, PharmD, BCPS
Program Director, PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Residency
Department of Pharmacy 90-52-411
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
216 S. Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110
Voicemail: 314-747-8965
Fax: 314-747-8180
E-mail: jennifer.hagopian@bjc.org

Pictured above (left to right): PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Resident, Lisa Hutchinson, PharmD; Lung Transplant Preceptor, Keith Fester, PharmD, BCPS; PGY2 Solid Organ Transplant Residency Program Director, Jennifer Hagopian, PharmD, BCPS; Kidney, Liver, Pancreas Transplant Preceptor, Timothy Horwedel, PharmD, BCPS; Lung Transplant Preceptor, Bennett Bain, PharmD, BCPS; Heart Transplant Preceptor, Jerrica Shuster, PharmD, BCPS.

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