Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Last updated: 10/04/2021

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Audrey Kivlehan, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP
1 years as an RPD
1730 W 25th Street
Cleveland, OH 44113
Primary Practice: Inpatient Psychiatry
1 positions reported

Maximum Number of Positions

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

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: Community hospital
  • PGY2 Required Practice Settings: 90% Inpatient / 10% Outpatient
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Yes (code: 44081)
  • NMS Participant: Yes
  • Program Inception: 2016
  • Application Deadline: 01/01/2022
  • Starting Date: 07/05/2022
  • Estimated Stipend: 51,000
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Full Support
  • Fringe Benefits: Health insurance, 14 days paid time off, free parking, fitness facility access, lab coats, laptop, iPhone, office supplies, business cards, reimbursement for required meetings
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: No

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

  • Adult inpatient psychiatry
  • Adult outpatient psychiatry
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Consultation liaison psychiatry
  • Emergency psychiatry
  • Forensic psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Substance abuse

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: Residents have many opportunities for teaching including didactic lectures for medical residents in adult psychiatry, weekly patient education groups, staff in-services, and student and PGY1 resident precepting. Residents will complete a research project and associated manuscript written for publication. This project will be presented at various state and national professional meetings including the CPNP Annual Meeting. The resident will participate in interdisciplinary committees related to psychiatry. Residents will enhance their operational knowledge during monthly weekend staffing including holiday rotation (1 major, 1 minor). In addition, optional longitudinal teaching certificate and leadership training programs are offered. Residents upon completion of the program will be prepared to work in a variety of practice settings and to pursue board certification in psychiatric pharmacy (BCPP).
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 4 BCPPs, 4 Other Pharmacists, 1 Non-Pharmacists

Program Philosophy

The residency program will provide a wide array of direct patient care experiences working with psychiatric patients, as well as numerous opportunities to instruct different health care professionals and their trainees. The resident will be encouraged to carry out the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP)’s mission to advance the reach and practice of psychiatric pharmacy and serve as the voice of the specialty.

Site Special Features

Lutheran Hospital is a 203-bed acute-care hospital that specializes in orthopedics and spine, chronic wound care, and behavioral health. Lutheran Hospital encompasses the primary adult inpatient psychiatric units of the Cleveland Clinic Department of Psychiatry which consists of two severe mental illness units, one mood disorder unit, one general adult psychiatry unit, one geriatric psychiatry unit, and one alcohol and drug recovery unit. The hospital supports medical residencies in adult psychiatry and orthopedic surgery. Lutheran Hospital has been recognized among community hospitals by receiving the Vizient Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award and by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures. The Department of Pharmacy supports 24-hour pharmaceutical services. Decentralized pharmacists provide services in the emergency department, medical floors, and behavioral health units. An electronic medical record/CPOE supports pharmacy services. The department utilizes decentralized automation cabinets as its main distribution system.
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