UChicago Offers a Fellowship Training Opportunity in Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics
Research Fellowship Position at UChicago Medicine – At the Forefront
The University of Chicago Medicine Committee on Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics is seeking motivated trainees for our NIH/NIGMS/NICHD funded Clinical Therapeutics training program. Successful applicants would have the opportunity to work in research, adult and/or pediatric, areas of clinical pharmacology, clinical implementation, personalized medicine, pharmacogenomics, clinical trial design, drug development and genetics of drug abuse.
Our two-year American Board of Clinical Pharmacology (ABCP) accredited program is a multidisciplinary, comprehensive and collaborative initiative that emphasizes individual creativity in the context of an encouraging environment. Trainees will have the opportunity to tailor their work to emphasize clinical, translational or basic science research with significant protected time devoted to their research efforts along with a core curriculum, clinical activities and required rotations. After successful completion, trainees are eligible to take an accreditation exam in Applied Pharmacology from ABCP.
Why this Program? Our program has been preparing trainees for a career in clinical pharmacology, therapeutics and/or pharmacogenomics for over 40 years. Whether you choose a career in academic, government or industry we are here to guide you as the next generation of professionals in the development of innovative, personalized and effective therapies for all medical specialties and subspecialties.
Candidates should have a PharmD or PharmD-PhD degree
Successfully completed a clinical residency (preferred)
Ability to demonstrate a commitment to research (prior publication is encouraged)
About University of Chicago Medicine (UCM)
Established in 1927, the University of Chicago Medicine is an 811-bed academic medical center, which has long been committed to the mission of providing superior healthcare in a compassionate manner while respecting patient individuality and dignity. Ranked consistently by U.S. News and World Report, UChicago Medicine continues to be recognized as one of the elite “Honor Roll” hospitals. Pharmacy Services at UChicago Medicine has been previously honored with the 2011 and 2012 ASHP Best Practices Award in Health-System Pharmacy. The progressive facilities and multidisciplinary healthcare teams at UChicago Medicine collaboratively provide innovative and cutting edge therapy to patients from all over the world.