Dr. Farley grew up near Indianola, Iowa and received both his BS and PharmD degrees from the University of Iowa. He completed a PGY1 general hospital residency at St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, KY and a PGY2 internal medicine residency at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington, KY. Dr. Farley currently practices a member of the hospitalist team at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City and teaches at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. His practice interests include diabetes, anticoagulation, gastrointestinal and infectious diseases.
Dr. Farley has researched and written on pharmacist-physician collaboration and collaborative care models in the community hospital environment. He has also been published in peer-reviewed journals on topics such as novel oral anticoagulants, medication reconciliation, diabetes management and active learning educational techniques. Dr. Farley also has an interest in infectious diseases and coordinates data-review, publishing and P&T committee formulary review of the hospital antibiogram for Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.
Dr. Farley currently practices as the clinical pharmacist member of the hospitalist team at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. He works closely with the hospitalist group of Internal Medicine physicians at Mercy. His responsibilities at Mercy include attending rounds, making clinical recommendations, reconciling medications and adjustment of numerous medications under a collaborative practice agreement, among other things. His clinical interests include diabetes management, anticoagulation, hypertension treatment, gastrointestinal & infectious diseases.