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.


Core Rotations: Electives: (may select one, *1 month block)
Liver Transplant (3 months) Cardiology
Renal/Pancreas (3 months) HIV Outpatient
Heart/Lung (3 months) Internal Medicine
Transplant ID (1 month) Critical Care
* other options may be available

The Vanderbilt Transplant Center

Benefits Preceptors
TN Board of Pharmacy & Naplex Transplant Resident Graduates
Vanderbilt Community Nashville, Tennessee

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

Application Information:
Number of Positions: One Residency starting date: July 3
Estimated stipend - approx. $60,593*

*info has not been verified

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