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: 


    • Orientation
    • 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)
    • Integrated Medicine
  • Longitudinal experiences
    • Medication safety
    • Pharmacy leadership
    • Research
    • Staffing - every 4th weekend, plus a 7 hour evening shift every other week
      • Approximately one total per week – weekend or evening shift


Six months in any of the following:

  • Ambulatory Care Specialty Clinics
    • Heart Failure
    • Hematology / Oncology
  • Critical Care
    • Cardiac ICU
    • Cardiovascular ICU
    • Medicine ICU
    • Neurosciences ICU
    • Neonatal ICU
    • Pediatric ICU
    • Trauma/Surgery ICU
  • Cardiology
  • Drug Information
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Hematology / Oncology
  • Infectious Disease
    • Antimicrobial Stewardship
    • Consult Services
  • Information Technology
  • Internal Medicine - Advanced
  • Medication Safety
  • Nephrology
  • Pediatrics
    • General Pediatrics
    • Pediatric Oncology
    • Neonatal ICU
    • Pediatric ICU
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatric Medicine
  • 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.