Myung Choi, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident


Myung Choi is a current PGY1 Resident at the University of Chicago Medicine. He graduated from California Northstate University College of Pharmacy. He completed his clinical rotations at the Sutter Medical Center Sacramento in hospital pharmacy practice, inpatient family medicine, medical intensive care unit, and emergency medicine. Myung was employed with Kaiser Permanente while attending California Northstate University where he worked in outpatient pharmacy, anticoagulation clinic, and inpatient pharmacy. He was the chapter president of Student National Pharmaceutical Association who dedicated his service in providing community service to the underserved population. His clinical area of interest includes critical care medicine, cardiology, and cardiothoracic surgery.


PGY1 Research

Risk factors for propofol-induced hypertriglyceridemia within the medical and surgical intensive care units in mechanically ventilated patients


Value of the UChicago Program

The University of Chicago Medicine serves as a perfect example of how an academic medical center should be run in both medical and pharmacy practice.  There is a great collaborative relationship between pharmacists, medical residents, fellows, and attendings. Also, we have high mutual respect with each other to work well together and optimize care for our patients. There is also a lot of teaching opportunities and layered learning experience between preceptor, resident, and students to help develop preceptorship skills of the residents.


My Favorite Aspects of the UChicago Program

  • The On-Call Program 

  • Major heart transplant center

  • Major extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) center



  • Grand Round: Direct Oral Anti-Coagulants in Patients with Cancer for Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism: At the Edge of New Era

  • Teaching Certificate Program



  • Pain Management Stewardship Committee

  • Public Relation Committee Co-Chair


Myung's PGY1 Learning Experience Schedule

Module 1: Leukemia

Module 2.1: Meds to Beds

Module 2.2: Ambulatory Care

Module 3: Cardiology

Module 4: Cardiothoracic Surgery Intensive Care Unit

Module 5: Internal Medicine

Module 6.1: Pharmacy Practice Experience

Module 6.2: Medication Safety

Module 7: Antimicrobial Stewardship

Module 8: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Module 9: Heart Transplant

Module 10: Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit

Module 11.1: Total Parenteral Nutrition

Module 11.2: Pharmacy Practice Experience

Module 12: Pharmacy Administration


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