Program Requirements

Pharmacists completing this residency will be competent and confident practitioners of direct patient care in multiple patient-care environments. They will be accountable for achieving optimal drug therapy outcomes as members of the health care team.

Resident Goals

  • Demonstrate professional maturity
  • Follow a personal philosophy of practice
  • Monitor their own performance
  • Exhibit a commitment to the profession
  • Exercise leadership in improving the safety of the medication use system

Completion of the PGY-1 residency will prepare the resident for general clinical practice, a PGY-2 residency or a fellowship program.

PGY-1 Requirements

Required core and elective rotations are one calendar month each.

Core Rotations

  • Adult Internal Medicine
  • Adult Critical Care
  • Ambulatory Care +/- Transitions of Care
  • Drug Information
  • Infectious Disease (ID Consult Service or Stewardship)
  • Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology, PICU, or NICU)
  • Preceptorship Rotation

Elective Rotations

  • Adult Oncology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine, Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, Hospitalists Service
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Practice Management
  • Psychiatry
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Others based on resident interest, including repeating a previous rotation but with a different emphasis

Longitudinal Rotations

  • Medication Use Evaluation (MUE)
  • On-Call/Clinical Pharmacokinetic Service
  • Practice Management
  • Research Project (to be presented at the Southeastern Residency Conference [SERC])
  • Teaching Certificate Program