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The PGY1 residency program at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak consists of eight required learning experiences, at least 1 selective learning experience, up to 3 elective learning experiences, and several required longitudinal learning experiences. Residents may repeat any learning experience as an elective (with the exception of Orientation and Internal Medicine). The current required, selective, elective, and longitudinal learning experiences are outlined below:

Required learning experiences

  • Orientation (6 weeks)
  • Ambulatory care
  • Critical care (medical, surgical, cardiac)
  • Drug information
  • Integrated practice experience
  • Internal medicine
  • Practice management
  • Research

Selective Learning Experiences (select at least 1)

  • Emergency medicine
  • Infectious diseases
  • Critical Care - 2 (different population)
  • Oncology
  • Transplant

Elective Learning Experiences (select up to 3)

  • Academics
  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Informatics
  • Inpatient anticoagulation management
  • Investigational drug service
  • Medication safety
  • Nutrition support
  • Operating room
  • Pediatric ICU
  • Specialty pharmacy

Required Longitudinal Learning Experiences

  • Continuing education lecture
  • Medication use evaluation (MUE) research project
  • On-call program
  • Staffing
  • Teaching certificate (optional)

Preceptors

Noor Al-Bassam, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Specialty Pharmacy
noor.al-bassam@beaumont.org
Rotation: Specialty Pharmacy
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
Education: PharmD – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Practice/research interests: Infectious diseases, gastrointestinal disorders, autoimmune diseases

Al_Bassam_Noor


Tim Baccus, PharmD, BCPS
Supervisor, Pharmacy
timothy.baccus@beaumont.org 
Rotation: Informatics
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI 
Education: PharmD – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Megan Cadiz, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care; PGY1 Residency Program Director
megan.cadiz@beaumont.org
Rotation: Surgical Intensive Care Unit - General/Transplant/ECMO
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – Beaumont Hospital, Troy, PGY2 Critical Care Residency - Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
Education: BS in Medical Technology – Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; PharmD – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Practice/research interests: Sedation, delirium, sepsis, ECMO, pharmacy education

Cadiz_Megan


Claudia Hanni PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Internal Medicine
Claudia.hanni@beaumont.org
Rotation: Internal Medicine
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – Harper University Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI, PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Residency - Harper University Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI
Education: BS Biochemistry - University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI; PharmD – Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Practice/research interests: Anticoagulation reversal, chronic disease state management, transition of care
Hanni_Claudia

Janet L Hoffman, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Drug Information
janet.hoffman@beaumont.org
Rotation: Drug information
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency – Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
Education: PharmD – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Practice/Research interests: Moderate sedation and medication safety 
janet-hoffman

Jenna Holzhausen, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cardiac Critical Care; PGY1 Residency Program Coordinator
jenna.holzhausen@beaumont.org
Rotation: Cardiac ICU
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency- University of Chicago Medical Center; PGY2 Critical Care Residency- University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Education: PharmD – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Practice/Research interests: Anticoagulation, cardiology, sedation/analgesia, infectious diseases
Holzhausen_Jenna

Jennifer (Jenny) Irish, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist
jennifer.irish@beaumont.org 
Rotation: Integrated Practice Experience (IPE)
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
Education: BS in biological Science – University of Michigan, Dearborn, PharmD – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Practice/Research interests: Emergency medicine, anticoagulation, pharmacy education 
Irish_Jennifer

Ritika Jain, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist - lead
ritika.jain@beaumont.org 
Rotation: Integrated Practice Experience (IPE)
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – Cleveland Clinic Mercy
Education: BS in Health Sciences – Oakland University, PharmD – Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Practice/Research interests: emergency medicine, ambulatory care, anticoagulation, hepatic diseases 

Sandra Kless, PharmD, BCNSP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Nutrition Support
sandra.kless@beaumont.org
Rotation: Nutrition Support
Training: Clinical Clerkship, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Education: BS Pharmacy, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI; Pharm.D. - University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Practice/Research interests: Parenteral and enteral nutrition
sandra-kless

John M. Koerber, PharmD
Coordinator, Investigational Drug Service
john.koerber@beaumont.org
Rotation: Investigational Drug Service
Training:Pharmacy Practice Residency – Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
Education: BS Pharm – Wayne State University, Detroit; PharmD – University of Florida, Gainesville
Practice/Research interests: Anticoagulation

john-koerber


Colleen Lauster, PharmD, BCPS, CDE
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Ambulatory Care
colleen.lauster@beaumont.org
Rotation:  Longitudinal Ambulatory Clinics
Training:  Pharmacy Practice Residency- University of Illinois at Chicago; Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency- Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
Education:  BS Pharm – Wayne State University, Detroit; PharmD – Wayne State University, Detroit
Practice/Research interests:  Diabetes
colleen-lauster


Qianyue (Quinn) Liu, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist
qianyue.liu@beaumont.org
Rotation: Integrated Practice Experience (IPE)
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Royal Oak, MI
Education: BS in Neuroscience – University of Michigan, Ann Abor, MI, PharmD – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Practice/Research interests: Anticoagulation, Cardiology, Internal Medicine 

Mark F. Lutz, PharmD, CPPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Drug Information
mark.lutz@beaumont.org
Rotation: Drug information, Medication safety
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency – Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
Education: PharmD - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Practice/Research interests: Drug formulary management, medication safety initiatives
mark-lutz


Dorothy Mezza, RPh, MBA
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Operating Room
dorothy.mezza@beaumont.org
Rotation: Operating Room
Training: Clinical Clerkship, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Education: BS Pharmacy, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI   
dorothy-mezza


Sarah Muench, PharmD, BCACP CDCES
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist; PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Director
sarah.muench@beaumont.org
Rotation: Ambulatory care
Training: Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency – Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
Education: BS Pharmacy & PharmD – Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Practice/research interests: Transitions of care, internal medicine

sarah-muench


Allycia M. Natavio, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care; Non - Traditional PGY1 Program Coordinator
allycia.natavio@beaumont.org
Rotation(s): Surgical Intensive Care Unit – Neuro/Trauma
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency – Detroit Receiving Hospital and University Health Center, Critical Care Specialty Residency – University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center
Education: PharmD – Drake University, Des Moines, IA
Practice/research interests: Glycemic control, infectious disease, and organ donation
allycia-natavio


Zhaniela Orgocka, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist
zhaniela.orgocka@beaumont.org
Rotation(s): Integrated Practice Experience (IPE)
Training:  Nontraditional PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak
Education: BS in Biology and PharmD - Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Practice/research interests: internal medicine, cardiology, oncology, leadership, unit-based services

Jelena Radan, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacist - lead
jelena.radan@beaumont.org 
Rotation: Integrated Practice Experience (IPE)
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency - University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH
Education: BS in Biology- Wayne State University, Detroit, MI; PharmD – University of Charleston, Charleston, WV
Practice/research interests: Internal medicine, transitions of care, infectious disease 
Jelena Radan


Veena Rajanna, MS, PharmD, BCPS, BCPPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Pediatric ICU & Neonatal ICU
veena.rajanna@beaumont.org
Rotation: 
Pediatric Intensive Care, Neonatal Intensive Care
Training: 
PGY1 & PGY2 Health System Administration Residency – University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, Minneapolis
Education: 
PharmD – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MS – University of Minnesota
Practice/research interests: 
General pediatrics, pediatric critical care

veena-rajanna


Chad Richardson, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Solid Organ Transplant
chad.richardson@beaumont.org
Rotation: Solid Organ Transplant
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency - Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI and PGY2 in Infectious Diseases at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, IL
Education: BS Biology & PharmD - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Practice/research interests: Acute rejection, calcineurin inhibitor minimization, transplant infectious diseases, immunology
chad_richardson


Cody Savoie, PharmD 
Clinical Pharmacist
cody.savoie@beamumont.org  
Rotation: Integrated Practice Experience (IPE) 
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital, Pontiac, MI   
Education: PharmD – Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 
Practice/research interests: Diabetes, internal medicine

Alexandra Serafino, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care
alexandra.serafino@beaumont.org
Rotation: Surgical Intensive Care Unit - Cardiothoracic Surgery
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo OH; PGY2 Critical Care Residency - Intermountain Medical Center, Murray UT
Education: PharmD – University of Toledo, Toledo OH
Practice/research interests: Vasoplegia and hemodynamic support, coagulopathy, infectious diseases, analgesia and sedation/delirium 
alexandra-serafino


Prakash Shah, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Disease
prakash.shah@beaumont.org
Rotation: Infectious disease
Education: BS Pharmacy & PharmD – University of Florida, Gainesville
Practice/research interests: HIV/AIDS, pharmacokinetics of antimicrobials
prakash-shah


Maureen A. Smythe, PharmD, FCCP
Coordinator of Student Education; Professor (Clinical), Wayne State University, Department of Pharmacy Practice
maureen.smythe@beaumont.org
Rotation: Academics
Training: Critical Care Fellowship – Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Education: BS Pharmacy & PharmD – Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Practice/research interests: Anticoagulation
maureen-smythe


Sandra Taylor, RPh, MS
Director, Pharmacy Services
sandra.taylor@beaumont.org
Rotation: Practice Management

Andrew Torey, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist
andrew.torey@beaumont.org
Rotation: Integrated Practice Experience (IPE)
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Royal Oak, MI
Education: BS in Biochemistry – Adrian College, Adrian, MI; PharmD – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Practice/research interests: Anticoagulation, adult/pediatric emergency medicine, pharmacy education 
Torey_Andrew


Jim Winegardner, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care; PGY2 Critical Care Residency Director
james.winegardner@beaumont.org
Rotation: Medical Intensive Care Unit
Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency & Critical Care Specialty Residency – The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Education: PharmD – Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Practice/research interests: Sepsis; Sedation, Analgesia and Delirium; Infectious Diseases
jim-winegardner


Christy Yost, PharmD, BCIDP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Diseases; PGY 2 Infectious Disease Residency Director
christine.yost@beaumont.org
Rotation: Infectious Diseases Consult and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency - University of Toledo Medical Center, Toledo, OH and PGY2 Infectious Disease Residency - University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY
Education: PharmD – Palm beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL
Practice/research interests: Antimicrobial stewardship and antimicrobial resistance
christine-yost


John Zaccardelli, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist
john.zaccardelli@beaumont.org
Rotation: Integrated Practice Experience (IPE) 
Training: PGY1 Pharmacy Residency – Henry Ford Hospital, Macomb, MI
Education: PharmD – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Practice/research interests: Cardiology, investigational drugs
Zaccardelli_John


Lisa Hall Zimmerman, PharmD, BCPS, BCNSP, BCCCP, FCCM, FCCP
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Emergency Medicine
lisa.zimmerman@beaumont.org
Rotation:Emergency Medicine 
Training: Critical Care Specialty Residency – Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 
Education: BS Pharmacy – Auburn University, Auburn, AL, PharmD – Samford University, Birmingham, AL
Practice/research interests: Analgesia, sedation, sepsis, hemodynamic support, infectious diseases, pharmacy education
 
Zimmerman_Lisa


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