Pharmacy Practice Residency Program

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Pharmacy Practice Residency Program

The PCOM School of Pharmacy Post-Graduate Year 1 (PGY-1) Residency Program, in partnership with WellStar North Fulton, strives to develop strong clinical practitioners as future leaders in health care.

Completion of this 12-month program will prepare residents as clinical pharmacists with the ability to practice in a variety of patient care clinical settings, as well as in academia with a teaching certificate. As vital members of the healthcare team, residents will have the opportunity to educate other healthcare professionals, patients and students.

PGY-1 PHARMACY PRACTICE RESIDENCY BROCHURE (PDF)

Purpose Statement

The Post-Graduate Year 1 (PGY-1) residency programs build on educational outcomes from doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) programs, contributing to the development of clinical pharmacists who will be responsible for education-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions. Such training prepares residents for board certification and for Postgraduate Year Two (PGY-2) pharmacy residency training.

Program Structure

Each core rotation will be five weeks and elective opportunities will be tailored toward residents’ interests and goals.

Core (Required) Rotations
Academia Emergency Medicine
Administration/Management Internal Medicine
Antimicrobial Stewardship Oncology
Critical Care   
   
Elective Rotations
Cardiology Medication Safety
Drug Information Neurological Intensive Care
   
Longitudinal Experiences
Teaching and Learning Curriculum Research
Operations/Staffing  

Resident Activities

Resident activities include:

  • Clinical Instructor Appointment at PCOM School of Pharmacy
  • Required/Elective Clinical Rotations
  • Hospital Committees
  • Attendance at the Southeastern Residency Conference (SERC)
  • Attendance at the ASHP Midyear Meeting

Salary and Benefits

PGY-1's salary and benefits include:

  • $47,740 per year
  • Health/dental insurance
  • 10 days Paid Time Off
  • Paid GSHP and ASHP memberships
  • Paid travel to the ASHP Midyear Meeting and SERC

Accreditation

The PGY-1 residency program is fully accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

About the PCOM School of Pharmacy

PCOM School of Pharmacy, launched in Suwanee, Georgia, in August 2010, offers an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited four-year PharmD program, which is supported by Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine’s 115+ year tradition of training osteopathic physicians and other health practitioners. The 23-acre campus is located in Gwinnett County, just 27 miles north of downtown Atlanta.

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