PGY2 Critical Care Residency


The PGY2 Critical Care Residency at Prisma Health – Upstate is a one-year program designed to train pharmacists to practice pharmaceutical care at the highest level of competency within a critical care setting.  Residents will gain expertise through direct patient care in various critical care environments, primary literature evaluation and application, participation in educational programs, research and publication opportunities, and student preceptorship. Prisma Health – Upstate is committed to the resident’s continuous personal and professional growth, tailoring training experiences to the resident’s needs. Upon completion of the program, the resident will have the skill set necessary to be a leader in critical care as a clinical pharmacy specialist, affiliate clinical pharmacy faculty of a college of pharmacy, and eligible for board certification.

Program Overview

The PGY2 Critical Care Residency is a twelve-month program of training and experience based on the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) standards.


  • Active participation in patient care rounds
  • Teaching certificate program (optional if resident has not obtained during PGY1 year)
  • Precepting pharmacy students
  • Research project
  • Quality improvement/Medication Use Evaluation project
  • On-Call program
  • Committee involvement

Program Director

Lyndsay Gormley, PharmD, BCCCP

Title: PGY2 Residency Program Director; Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Critical Care
Specialty: CVICU; Medicine Critical Care
Education: Buffalo State College, BS Business Administration; Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy, PharmD
Post-Graduate Training: Greenville Health System – PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and PGY2 Critical Care