At Mount Carmel, our intense residency program is focused on developing confident pharmacy professionals who can provide excellent pharmaceutical care to patients in acute and ambulatory settings. Our program combines a flexible structure that accommodates individual needs and interests with a schedule of rotations that offers residents the widest possible range of practice and clinical opportunities.
12-Month PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency
The Pharmacy Practice Residency program is an intense 12-month program which focuses on developing a confident pharmacist who is able to provide effective pharmaceutical care for patients in a variety of clinical settings. You'll learn to evaluate drug literature and prepare monographs; gain experience in formulary development, medication usage evaluations, medication safety programs and conference presentations; and develop solid teaching and communication skills through professional education programs, conferences, committees and collaboration with physicians.
Residency Program Structure:
A typical year may consist of:
- Orientation (1 month approximately)
- Required Rotations: (1 month each)
- Critical Care
- General Med/Surgery
- Infectious Disease (1 month)
- Pharmacy Practice Management (1 month)
- Nutritional Support Team (1 month or longitudinal)
- Drug information (there will be 4 quarterly projects due – longitudinal)
- Elective (Choose 1): (1 month)
- Informatics /Medication Assistance Program
- Another month in Critical Care, Cardiology, Oncology/Palliative, General Med/Surgery can also be an elective
- Anticoagulation (1 month then option for longitudinally thereafter)
- Internal Medicine (1 month then option for longitudinally thereafter)
- Teaching Certificate at The Ohio State University (If available)
Mount Carmel participates in the match program of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and agrees that no person at this site will solicit, accept or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant. To learn more about this program, visit www.ashp.org.