UC San Diego Health (UCSDH) consists of two acute care hospitals and associated outpatient clinics. UCSDH is affiliated with the UCSD School of Medicine and Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The Department of Pharmacy provides clinical services in many specialties.
The Advanced Residency in Health System Pharmacy Administration (HSPA) at UCSDH is designed to provide the resident with insight into key issues confronting the practice of pharmacy in an integrated health system. Training is provided in various aspects of pharmacy management to develop the resident and teach them skills to become a healthcare leader.
Emphasis is placed on independent thinking and application of management concepts in the development of progressive health system services in order to continuously improve the quality and safety of care.