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 Critical Care
Ambulatory Care Emergency Medicine
Antimicrobial Stewardship Internal Medicine
  Oncology
   
Elective Rotations
Ambulatory Care II Neurological Intensive Care
Cardiology Nutrition Support
Drug Information  
   
Longitudinal Experiences
Administration/Management Research
Operations/Staffing Teaching and Learning Curriculum

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
  • Paid Time Off
  • Travel to the ASHP Midyear Meeting and SERC

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.

Program Contact Information

Samuel M. John, PharmD, BCPS
PGY-1 Residency Program Director
samueljo@pcom.edu
678-407-7362

More Information

APPLICANT INFORMATION

TEACHING & LEARNING CURRICULUM

DOCTOR OF PHARMACY (PharmD)

STUDENT & ALUMNI RESOURCES