Pharmacy Residency Program

Program Purpose

Postgraduate year one (PGY1) pharmacy residency programs build on pharmacy education and outcomes to contribute to the development of a clinical pharmacist responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.

Program Overview

Emerson Hospital’s PGY1 pharmacy residency program offers training opportunities in a community hospital setting in acute care, clinical services and practice leadership. Our residents will have the opportunity to provide pharmaceutical care to patients in multiple settings to achieve optimal therapeutic outcomes. They will become proficient independent practitioners, confident in their abilities to provide effective medication education to a multidisciplinary team, along with patients and their families. They will maintain professional ethics and maturity and assume commitment to the profession to drive positive professional change. Upon completion of the program, individuals are awarded a residency certificate.

Learning Experience Rotations

 

Required Blocks

  • Orientation
  • Anticoagulation
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Critical Care
  • Oncology
  • Pharmacy Leadership and Management
  • General Medicine and Transitions of Care I
  • General Medicine and Transitions of Care II

Required Longitudinal

  • Continuous Quality Advancement
  • Education and Precepting
  • Medication Safety
  • Pharmacy Practice (staffing)

Electives

  • Pain Stewardship
  • Pharmacy Informatics
  • Repeat a required rotation

Other Program Requirements

  • Teaching Certificate (external program, longitudinal)
  • Residency Project (longitudinal)
  • Attendance at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Eastern States Conference

Program Details

Start date: July 1
Duration: 1 year
Number of Positions: 2
Stipend: $50,000

Benefits

  • Earned time
  • Conference time and paid expenses
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance

Application Process

All applications will be submitted through Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PHORCAS). The deadline for applying is January 1.

A completed application will consist of:

  1. Application form
  2. College transcripts
  3. Three (3) letters of recommendation
  4. A letter of intent
  5. The applicant’s curriculum vitae