Tam Nguyen
PharmD Candidate 2020
Clinical Pharmacy Intern, Summer 2018

Biography

Tam Nguyen graduated from the University of Chicago Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Internship program July 27th, 2018. He is currently completing a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from University of Illinois College of Pharmacy. During his summer internship at UChicago he rounded with the MICU team and collected medication histories for patients. He also collaborated with UChicago clinical and administrative staff to complete medication formulary review, optimize Omnicell cabinets, and response to drug shortages. His interests include emergency medicine, investigational therapy, and specialty pharmacy. He is looking forward to applying for PGY1 residency and eventual PGY2 training in internal medicine.

Favorite Aspects of the UCM CPI Program

  • Shadowing clinical pharmacists for multidisciplinary rounds

  • Interacting with residents to understand and prepare for residency application

  • Collaborating with pharmacists and interns to complete key projects

  • Helping patients understand the importance of their medication therapy