Solid Organ Transplant (PGY2)

Program Overview

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, in conjunction with the Vanderbilt Transplant Center, offers a one-year specialty residency in solid organ transplantation. The Vanderbilt Transplant Center specializes in kidney, liver, pancreas, heart and lung transplantation. The purpose of the residency is to develop a clinical transplant pharmacist competent in all areas of solid organ transplantation and a leader among their peers. The resident is expected to participate in the continuum of care of transplant recipients.



Elective (may select one, *1 month block)

  • Liver Transplant (3 months)       

  • Renal/Pancreas (3 months)       

  • Heart/Lung (3 months)

  • Transplant ID (1 month)

  • Cardiology

  • HIV Outpatient

  • Internal Medicine

  • Critical Care

* other options may be available

How to Apply

Applicant must be a graduate of an accredited B.S. or Doctor of Pharmacy program, be a licensed pharmacist in any state with reciprocation to Tennessee and completed an accredited PGY1 residency program.

Submit the following application materials for the Solid Organ Transplantation Residency to be received by January 1.

  • Cover letter/Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three (3) formal letter of recommendation
  • Pharmacy college transcripts
  • Application form submitted through PhORCAS application portal by Jan 1 deadline

Program Details

The Vanderbilt Transplant Center


Current Resident

TN Board of Pharmacy & NABP


Vanderbilt Community

Transplant Resident Graduates


Nashville, Tennessee

Additional Application Information

Number of Positions: One Residency starting date: July 3

Estimated stipend - approx. $60,593*

*info has not been verified

Contact Information

Christie Truscott, PharmD, Residency Program Director

Telephone: 615.322.8992 Fax: 615.936.2787

Vanderbilt Transplant Center

Vanderbilt Pharmaceutical Services

1313 21st Avenue South 805 Oxford House

Nashville, TN 37232-4745

Institutional Information

Private nonprofit hospital/clinic . Teaching/Tertiary Model

Professional Staff = 150 . Non-professional staff = 220

Total Beds = 1065 . Average Daily Census = 877