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)
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.
Each core rotation will be five weeks and elective opportunities will be tailored toward residents’ interests and goals.
|Core (Required) Rotations|
|Ambulatory Care||Emergency Medicine|
|Antimicrobial Stewardship||Internal Medicine|
|Ambulatory Care II||Neurological Intensive Care|
|Operations/Staffing||Teaching and Learning Curriculum|
Resident activities include:
PGY-1's salary and benefits include:
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.