The University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City, KS

Last updated: 09/29/2021

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Jill Reynoldson, PharmD, BCPP, DPLA
2 years as an RPD
4000 Cambridge St
Mailstop 4040
Kansas City, KS 66160
Primary Practice: The University of Kansas Health System
1 positions reported
Phone: 913-574-3720
Fax: 913-574-3725
Web: https://www.kansashealthsystem.c...

Maximum Number of Positions

  • PGY1: 0
  • PGY2 Psychiatry: 1
  • PGY2 Neurology: 0

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: University teaching hospital
  • PGY2 Required Practice Settings: 80% Inpatient / 20% Outpatient
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Pre-candidate
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 620566)
  • Program Inception: 2019
  • Application Deadline: January 2, 2022
  • Starting Date: July 11, 2022
  • Estimated Stipend: $48,000
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Full Support
  • Fringe Benefits: unknown
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes

Special Requirements for Application

  • PharmD
  • Completion of PGY1 Residency OR equivalent experience
  • Eligible for state licensure
  • College transcripts
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letters of recommendation (3)

PGY2 Rotations offered

  • Administration
  • Adult inpatient psychiatry
  • Adult outpatient psychiatry
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Consultation liaison psychiatry
  • Emergency psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Substance abuse

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: The psychiatric pharmacy resident at the University of Kansas Health System will have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of preceptors in a multidisciplinary setting, with teaching opportunities to PharmD students, medical students, psychiatry residents, child psychiatry fellows, nursing students, and other pharmacy staff. Psychiatric services cover multiple campuses, giving the pharmacy resident the chance to play a role in the complex behavioral health patient on a medical floor, novel psychiatric services including ketamine and ECT, and transitions of care between pharmacists covering inpatient and outpatient services. The health system partners with the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, with pharmacists acting as preceptors to APPE students and providing lectures at the main campus in Lawrence, KS.
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 9 BCPPs, 2 Other Pharmacists, 0 Non-Pharmacists

Program Philosophy

The University of Kansas Health System provides residents with the skills and knowledge to become a competent psychiatric pharmacy practitioner. This residency program is designed to transition PGY1 residency graduates from generalist practice to specialized practice focused on the care of the mental health ill patient in numerous settings, including inpatient adult psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, outpatient psychiatry, consult liaison psychiatry, and neurology.

Site Special Features

In addition to the required rotations, the PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency at the University of Kansas Health System features several unique elective rotation experiences including several ambulatory care options, such as the multiple sclerosis clinic, movement disorders clinic, substance use disorders clinics. The University of Kansas Health System is home to the regional Poison Control Center, offering 24/7 services. Precepting by a PharmD, the resident will gain unique experiences in toxicology and overdose situations.