Connor Roth, PharmD
PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident


Connor Roth is currently a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Resident at the University of Chicago Medicine. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences as well as his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Auburn University. While studying at Auburn, he worked as a pharmacy intern at a community pharmacy.  His professional interests primarily include solid organ transplant, hematology/oncology, academia, teaching and learning, and research. Following completion of his PGY1 residency, Connor hopes to complete a PGY2 residency in transplant or hematology/oncology.


PGY1 Research

Connor’s PGY1 research project is titled “analysis of factors that contribute to anion gap re-opening”. The study objective is to identify factors that contribute to anion gap re-opening in patients with a primary diagnosis of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) that were transitioned appropriately from continuous IV insulin to subcutaneous long-acting insulin.

The Value of the UCM Program

The pharmacy residency program at UCM provides one with the opportunities, tools and support in order to develop the skills necessary to be a successful clinical pharmacist and truly practice at the top of their license.  

My Favorite Aspects of the UCM Program

  • Committee Involvement

  • Clinical On-Call Program

  • Rotation Opportunities

  • Mentorship


  • Resident Recruitment Committee

  • Resident Development Committee

  • Palliative Care & Anesthesia Committee

Resident's PGY1 Clinical Rotation Schedule

Module 1: Kidney Transplant

Module 2: Cardiology

Module 3: Internal Medicine

Module 3: Bone Marrow Transplant

Module 4.1: CCD Pharmacy and IV Room

Module 4.2: Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit

Module 5.1: Total Parenteral Nutrition

Module 5.2: Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Module 6.1: Supportive Oncology

Module 6.2: CCD Pharmacy and IV Room

Module 7: Infectious Disease

Module 8: Anticoagulation Management Service Ambulatory Care Clinic

Module 9: Pharmacy Administration

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