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PGY2 - Critical Care - Baylor Scott & White - Dallas


The PGY-2 Critical Care Residency at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas is a one-year specialty program designed to provide the resident with exposure to a diverse population of critically ill patients.  The primary emphasis of the residency is to develop well-rounded clinicians who can provide high level pharmaceutical care in a variety of ICU settings.


To accomplish this goal, the resident will function as an integral member of the critical care team in order to acquire practical clinical experience.  Through patient data collection and analysis, the resident will develop the knowledge and skills to provide patient-specific and evidence-based pharmacotherapy, while functioning as an independent practitioner.  In addition, valuable leadership and research skills are developed through participation in a critical care related interdisciplinary committees and completion of a clinical research project.



Required Rotations 

  • Orientation (July)
  • Medical Intensive Care (2 months)
  • Surgical-Trauma Intensive Care (2 months)
  • Neurosurgical Intensive Care
  • Cardiac Intensive Care
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Intensive Care


Elective Rotations 

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Toxicology & Poison Control
  • Solid Organ Transplant
  • Neonatal Intensive Care


Longitudinal Rotations

  • Staffing
  • On-Call Drug Information
  • Code Blue Response
  • Research Project
  • Seminar Presentation
  • Medication Use Evaluation 


Research Project: The resident is required to design, develop, and complete an original research project. The resident will present the project as a poster at ASHP's Mid-Year Clinical Meeting and as a platform presentation at ALCALDE Southwest Leadership Conference. A written manuscript of the research results is required to be submitted to the program director prior to completion of the program. 


Seminar Presentation: The resident is required to prepare one 60-minute presentation for ACPE credit on an approved critical care topic.


Medication Use Evaluation: The resident is required to conduct an MUE on an approved critical care medication and present the finding to pharmacy and hospital leadership.


Precepting: Co-preceptor for pharmacy students and PGY1 pharmacy residents 


Educational Lectures: Case presentations, journal clubs, inservices, formal and informal lectures


Staffing: Up to every 3rd weekend and one evening shift per month


Code Response: The resident attends and actively participates in code response throughout the residency year and co-precepts the PGY-1 residents in this setting.


Evaluations: The resident is expected to complete all evaluations via PharmaAcademic in a timely manner.


Licensure:  The resident must obtain Texas pharmacy licensure no later than Sept. 1 of the residency year.


Stipend: $51,476


Jennifer Roth and Vivek Kataria 

Jennifer Roth, PGY2 Residency Program Director, and Vivek Kataria, Current PGY2 Resident


Current Resident  

Vivek Kataria, PharmD

Vivek Kataria, PharmD

PGY-2 Critical Care Resident




PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE

Doctor of Pharmacy, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, Philadelphia, PA



Program Director   

Jennifer Roth, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

Jennifer Roth, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

PGY2 Critical Care Residency Director

Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care-Surgical/Trauma ICU

Baylor Scott & White Health - Dallas

3500 Gaston Ave.

Dallas, Texas 75246

Office: 214-820-2338




  • PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Saint Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City MO
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City MO


Professional Experience

  • PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program Director (Current)
  • Clinical Pharmacist, Critical Care-Surgical Trauma, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas TX
  • Clinical Pharmacist, Emergency Medicine, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas TX



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