The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists sets standards for pharmacy residency training. While certain experiences must be included in every resident’s plan of training, we structure our program to meet your specific goals.

Flexibility is at the core of our residency program as we design an educational year that prepares you for specialty training or gives you the educational experience necessary to begin your pharmacy career.

The PGY1 Program includes the required and elective elements listed below: 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCES

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    • Adult Medicine
    • Infectious Disease (Antimicrobial Stewardship)
    • Critical Care (may select from Cardiothoracic surgery, Cardiac, Medical, Neonatal, Neurosciences, Pediatric or Surgical/Trauma Intensive Care Units)
    • Research month (February)
 
  • Longitudinal experiences
    • Medication safety
    • Pharmacy leadership
    • Research
    • Staffing - every 4th weekend, plus a 7 hour evening shift every other week

ELECTIVE EXPERIENCES

Six months in any of the following:

  • Ambulatory Care Specialty Clinics
    • Diabetes
    • Heart Failure
    • HIV
    • Hematology / Oncology
    • Psychiatric Medicine
    • Transplant
  • Critical Care
    • Cardiac ICU
    • Cardiovascular ICU
    • Neurosciences ICU
    • NICU
    • PICU
  • Cardiology
  • Drug Information
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Infectious Disease
    • Antimicrobial Stewardship
    • Consult Services
  • Information Technology
  • Integrated Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Advanced
  • Medication Safety
  • Nephrology
  • Pediatrics
    • General Pediatrics
    • Pediatric Oncology
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Transitional Care
  • Transplant Medicine

In addition, our residency program requires the residents to complete a residency project, medication use evaluation, drug monograph and a formal poster presentation. Journal club participation, precepting of pharmacy students and multiple clinical and formal presentations are expected of our residents.