Post-Graduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency (NMS# 292713)

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Program Description

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The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Augusta Health is an extensive 12-month program designed to develop a confident, well-rounded and independent pharmacy practitioner. Our program is designed to ensure a broad hospital pharmacy practice experience in a community teaching setting while incorporating the interests and goals of the individual resident. Our team of dedicated pharmacists will build on the resident’s education and help develop the necessary skills to be an effective and confident clinical practitioner. The resident will be exposed to a wide variety of patient care settings through numerous core learning experiences and will become an integral part of the interdisciplinary teams. The foundation of the program is built upon Augusta Health’s core values of excellence, teamwork, patient and community-centeredness, and professionalism.


Required learning experiences:

  • Orientation
  • Patient Care
  • Adult General Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pharmacy Administration/ Leadership
Elective Learning experiences:
  • Adult Medicine II
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Psychiatry
  • Other potential electives at the discretion of the Residency Program Director

Longitudinal experiences, required:

  • Residency Project
  • Medication Use Evaluation
  • Formal Educational Presentation
  • Poster Presentation
  • Staffing (12 months/ 48 shifts minimum)
    • Every 3rd to 4th weekend
    • One weekday off the week after a scheduled weekend
    • Holidays (2 major, 2 minor)

Professional meetings: (All travel/lodging/ registration are supported)

  • ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Eastern States Residency Conference

Required Application Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an ACPE-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy Degree Program
  • Eligible for employment in the United States (applicants requiring international visa sponsorship will not be considered)
  • Adhere to the rules of the Residency Matching Program
  • Completion of a background check and initial employee health screen which includes immunization and drug screen