Eskenazi Health/Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN

Last updated: 12/19/2023

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David Butterfield, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP
2 years as an RPD
Contact: David Butterfield
1660 North Illinois St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Primary Practice: Adult Outpatient Psychiatry
1 positions reported
Phone: 317-931-5136

Maximum Number of Positions

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

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: University teaching hospital
  • PGY2 Required Practice Settings: 50% Inpatient / 50% Outpatient
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Yes (code: 42003)
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 622266)
  • Program Inception: 2009
  • Application Deadline: Jan 2, 2024
  • Starting Date: July 1, 2024
  • Estimated Stipend: $56,160
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Full Support
  • Fringe Benefits: Relocation assistance available Monthly meal stipend Medical, dental, vision insurance available Excellent and diverse work environment Office space with individual computer Lab coat provided
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes, Pre-commitment is offered at the discretion of the RPD/RPC.

Special Requirements for Application

  • PharmD
  • Completion of PGY1 Residency OR equivalent experience
  • Eligible for state licensure
  • Curriculum vitae

PGY2 Rotations offered

  • Administration
  • Adult inpatient psychiatry
  • Adult outpatient psychiatry
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Consultation liaison psychiatry
  • Community mental health screening
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Emergency psychiatry
  • Forensic psychiatry
  • Mental health court
  • Neurology
  • Specialty clinic
  • Substance abuse

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: Teaching PharmD students (layered learning), interfacing with medical residents, teaching certificate is offered, introduction to psychotherapy, emphasis on wellness.
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 3 BCPPs, 5 Other Pharmacists, 0 Non-Pharmacists

Program Philosophy

Defined as organized and directed postgraduate training in psychiatric pharmacy, the PGY2 program focuses on the development of knowledge, skills and behaviors required for the successful provision of pharmaceutical care in the inpatient and ambulatory psychiatric care settings while incorporating the scope of practice of Eskenazi Health Pharmacy.

Site Special Features

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