Post Graduate Year One - Residency

PGY1 Purpose Statement

The PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists 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.

Required Rotations 1 month each; 8 total

  • Residency Orientation
  • Pharmacy Operations Orientation
  • Parenteral Nutrition Orientation
  • Pediatric General Medicine
  • Parenteral Nutrition Svc (2 mo., non-consecutive)
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Neonatal Critical Care
  • Pharmacy Administration

Elective Rotations 1 month each; 3 total

  • Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Specialized Pediatric Service (i.e. neurology, ambulatory care, etc.)
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Academia
  • Hematology/Oncology (off-site rotation based on availability)
  • Cardiovascular Critical Care
  • May repeat a required rotation based on availability

Extended Learning Experience [10 weeks x 2 (fall and spring)]

Teaching, Education, and Presentations (Applied Therapeutics)

Longitudinal Rotations (12 months)

  • Pharmacy Operations (Staffing)
  • Pharmacy Committee and Leadership Development
  • Medication Safety/MUE
  • Research Project
  • Children’s Intestinal Rehabilitation Center at Le Bonheur (CIRCLe) Clinic