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Pharmacy Services at UC San Diego

The Department of Pharmacy offers a variety of services in the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Inpatient Clinical Pharmacy Services

Medical Center, Hillcrest - Decentralized clinical pharmacists are available from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. to provide clinical services and to process orders for patients in all inpatient care areas and may be reached by digital pager. Services after 11 p.m. are provided from the central inpatient pharmacy.

Thornton Hospital, La Jolla - Decentralized clinical pharmacists are available from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Services after 4:30 p.m. are provided from the inpatient satellite pharmacy.

Centralized Pharmacy Services and Parenteral Admixtures

Inpatient pharmacies at the Hillcrest and Thornton locations are staffed 24-hours daily. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians prepare, compound, repackage and dispense enteral unit dosage forms and sterile parenteral products.

Special Services

Pharmacy Home Infusion Service (PHIS)

PHIS provides parenteral therapies for UC San Diego home patients and also compounding services for UC San Diego hospitals and clinics.

Anne Carlson, PharmD
PHIS Manager

Pharmacy Purchasing

Danielle Kulischak, PharmD, Pharmacy Buyer

Outpatient Services

  • Anticoagulation Clinic
  • Antiretroviral Clinic
  • Cardiomyopathy Clinic