About the Internship
The goal of the Pharmacy Clinical Informatics Summer Internship Program is to develop future pharmacy leaders in informatics through exposure to population health and clinical informatics principles through concepts such as data model design, clinical workflows, and interoperability. Working directly with pharmacists and clinical leaders, the Interns will learn how clinical informatics principles are used to maximize health care resources, patient care outcomes, and implementations. Two student pharmacists will be selected for this internship in pharmacy informatics.
The student pharmacists selected will gain experience through a curriculum designed by Harvard Medical School faculty members at the Division of Clinical Informatics (DCI) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Pfizer Clinical Informatics, Medical Outcomes & Analytics Group. The student pharmacists will engage in clinical informatics and pharmacy experiences through participation in the structured twelve-week internship program, with additional exposure to population health and advanced research methods. Interns will have access to online learning resources. The training offered will be tailored to the students’ background and future career objectives. The Interns can be virtually located anywhere in the United States.
For more information, contact Dr. Yuri Quintana, Chief of Division of Clinical Informatics, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are closed. Currently Interviewing Candidates.
The interns will be assigned a Preceptor to guide and tailor the learning encounters developed by faculty at DCI and Pfizer Clinical Informatics, Medical Outcomes & Analytics group. The interns will work closely with their Preceptor to conceptualize, develop, and complete a project on improving the quality of patient care through informatics. The interns are eligible to receive a modest financial stipend.
Currently enrolled as a full-time Doctor of Pharmacy degree student in an ACPE-accredited school or college with an anticipated graduation of 2023 or 2024 . Candidates must submit an online application with a two-page essay of interest, two letters of recommendation, a letter of good academic standing from their institution with cumulative GPA. Must be eligible for employment in the United States to receive the stipend. Students can also request to receive academic credit at their institution.
Interns will be hosted virtually (due to COVID-19 restrictions) in the Division of Clinical Informatics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
This program is made possible through generous support from Pfizer Inc.
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