Pharmacy Staff, 2012
Members of the Hartford Hospital Department of Pharmacy

Overview of Hospital and Pharmacy Department
Hartford Hospital is an 867 bed regional referral center that provides high-quality care in all clinical disciplines. The hospital offers five PGY-1 and one PGY-2 Residencies beginning July 1 of each year.  
 
The Department of Pharmacy Services at Hartford Hospital provides 24-hour comprehensive pharmaceutical services.  The present staff of more than 100 employees (approximately 40 pharmacists) provides a decentralized drug distribution (Pyxis) service, complete IV admixture, chemotherapy preparation services, controlled substances distribution, and decentralized clinical monitoring and interventions. Computer Prescriber Order Entry (CPOE) is used in all inpatients areas.  The Department is responsible for providing pharmacy services to the 127-bed Children’s Hospital across the street on the night (third) shift. A consultation service addressing improving pain management therapy is provided.  University of Connecticut pharmacy students complete their clerkship rotations in many different areas of Hartford Hospital.
 
The Adult Primary Care Center located at Hartford Hospital serves approximately 10,000 patients per year.  The clinic serves as a major teaching site for the UCONN internal medicine program. A total of 50 residents have a weekly continuity-of-care clinic. In addition, medical residents, medical students, pharmacy students and pharmacy residents attend an ambulatory block rotation every month. The faculty consists of full time board-certified general internal medicine physicians and nurse practitioners.
 
Hartford Hospital is the principle training site for the program. The pediatric training site is at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.  The psychiatric training site is located at the Institute of Living. The PGY1 residents also may work at the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy.