Pharmacists within the Department of Pharmaceutical Care at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics provide a wide variety of patient care, education, and research activities. To learn more about your specific area of interest, please follow the residency program links below for more information.
You are at a pivotal point in your career as you become a pharmacist or consider advanced training, so I am pleased you are considering the pursuit of your pharmacy residency at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.
An academic medical center like ours will immerse you in an environment charged with the excitement of learning and discovery. You’ll have rich opportunities caring for patients, conducting research, and adding experiences that will serve you throughout your career.
We have a long history and tradition of training pharmacy residents that dates back to 1949. Our team of leaders, residency directors, and preceptors are dedicated experts in residency training. Our residents learn from the best in the profession and see first-hand how their training can have a real and lasting impact in the lives of our patients and families.
It is a privilege to take care of patients and families. And that is our top priority. That culture of patient-centered care and service prepares our residents to be leaders in health care, not pharmacy alone.
I invite you to consider being part of a health care team that draws on the expertise of each member. Thank you for your interest in our programs, and we look forward to hearing from you and answering any questions you may have.
Michael Brownlee, PharmD, MS, FASHP
Chief Pharmacy Officer, UI Hospitals & Clinics
Associate Dean, UI College of Pharmacy
Annual stipends for the current fiscal year are as follows:
- PGY1 - $48,500
- PGY2 - $50,500
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics pays stipends monthly, usually on the first day of the month. For appointments that begin July 1, the first stipend will be paid Aug. 1.
Our salary and benefits compare with the top training programs in the country. We are committed through our benefits programs to protect trainees and their families and to offer them a wealth of services.
Read more about the following benefits:
- Medical, dental, hospitalization and pharmacy coverage
- Counseling and crisis management services
- Life, disability, and malpractice coverage
- Paid time off and leave information
- UI Hospitals & Clinics Department of Pharmaceutical Care provides residents with 15 days of paid time off that can be used for vacation, sick time, or other personal purposes. Additionally, residents are provided with 4 interview days to be used for interviewing for a PGY2 residency or post-residency job. Residents arrange for paid time off with their program director or his/her designee. Special requests for absences as a result of family issues, deaths, board examinations, professional meetings, and related matters must also be reviewed and approved by the program director. Time away from training for leaves that are necessary due to illness will be made up at the discretion of the program director in accordance with the needs of the house staff member to complete essential components of his/her training program. Female house staff members are entitled to up to six weeks of paid disability (maternity) leave for each pregnancy. If additional leave, either before or after delivery, is required for medical reasons associated with the pregnancy, this time will be granted. Accumulated sick and vacation time may be used to cover time off; however, some time may be unpaid. Non-birth parent house staff members, including domestic partners as defined by UI policy, have available five working days of paid time off for parental leave related to each recent birth or adoption of their child.
- Retirement savings
- The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID)
2515 Wright Brothers Boulevard, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Located two miles west of I-380, the airport is 25 minutes north of Iowa City. It is located just outside of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
- Des Moines International Airport (DSM)
5800 Fleur Drive, Suite 201, Des Moines, IA 50321
Located on the southwest side of Des Moines, approximately two hours west of Iowa City on I-80.
- The Quad City International Airport (QCIA)
2200 69th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265
Located approximately 60 miles east of Iowa City in Moline, Illinois.
- American Airlines
- United Airlines
- Allegiant Air
Airport Shuttle Service: 1-800-725-8460