Truman Medical Centers

Postgraduate Pharmacy Residency
Critical Care

TMC Hospital HillTruman Medical Centers-Hospital Hill (TMC) is the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri (KCMO).  TMC has three intensive care units totaling 31-beds that care for critically ill surgical, cardiac, and medical patients managed by board certified pulmonary/critical care intensivists using a multidisciplinary approach.  TMCs Trauma Center is one of three adult Level I Trauma Centers in KCMO and is part of a statewide trauma system. The Emergency Department (ED) provides care for approximately 69,000 patients per year in a 52-bed unit, (including three trauma rooms).

PGY-2 Critical Care Residency Program Goals

Pharmacists completing this residency will be competent and confident practitioners in the area of critical care medicine.  Over the course of the year, they will continue to enhance their pharmacotherapeutic skills, broaden their knowledge base, and serve as a vital clinical resource in caring for the critically ill.  Additionally, they will serve as a preceptor and mentor to pharmacy students and PGY-1 residents. Required rotations include critical care medicine, surgery/trauma, emergency medicine, infectious disease, metabolic support and transplant with elective opportunities in NICU/PICU and cardiology services.

Residency Coordinator

Tony Huke, Pharm. D., BCPS
Office: 816-404-4189
Fax: 816-404-4199
E-mail: Michael.Huke@tmcmedlorg

Program Director

Erin Pender, Pharm. D., BCPS
Office: 816-404-6008
Fax: 816-404-4199

Program Details

  • 12 month residency
  • 1 position available
  • Starting Date July 1, 2014
  • Yearly Stipend-$48,000
  • Interview Required




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