Medical University of South Carolina -- MUSC Health, N/

Last updated: 10/23/2023

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Christine Rarrick, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCPP
1 years as an RPD
67 president street
Primary Practice: Psychiatric Emergency Department & Long-Acting Injectable Clinic
0 positions reported
Phone: 843-792-2688

Maximum Number of Positions

  • PGY1: 0
  • PGY2 Psychiatry: 2
  • PGY2 Neurology: 0

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: University teaching hospital
  • PGY2 Required Practice Settings: 80% Inpatient / 20% Outpatient
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Yes (code: 37106)
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 572966)
  • Program Inception: 1990
  • Application Deadline: December 31st
  • Starting Date: July 1st
  • Estimated Stipend: Varies yearly, competitive
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Full Support
  • Fringe Benefits: 23 days PTO, competitive insurance, 401K options, on-site parking
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes, Early commitment is offered for internal PGY1 candidates

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
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • 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: Availability of teaching certificate and research certificate, close relationships with community mental health providers to support transitions of care, large variety of rotation opportunities
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 6 BCPPs, 0 Other Pharmacists, 0 Non-Pharmacists

Program Philosophy

The residency will provide residents the opportunity to develop skills and expertise to serve as a competent psychiatric clinical pharmacy specialist in inpatient, outpatient, or academic positions.

Site Special Features

This residency is part of an academic medical center and part of a large residency class comprised of PGY1s and multiple specialty PGY2 programs.