Residency Program

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency offered at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

The PGY1 program is one year that is divided into four quarters, each ending with a quarterly evaluation. The year is built by the resident based on his/her interests by combining required and elective rotations. Required rotations include Pharmacy Operations, Drug Information, Pharmacy Administration, Infectious Diseases, Critical Care, Research, and Unit Based Clinical Pharmacy. Elective rotations include Hematology/Oncology, Solid Organ Transplantation, Emergency Medicine, Pain and Palliative Care, Nutrition, Solid Tumor Oncology, Medication Safety and Antibiotic Stewardship Program. Throughout post-graduate year 1 the resident will participate in the following longitudinal activities including: Weekend staffing, Ambulatory Care Clinic, Drug Use Evaluation, Seminar Series, Therapeutics Conference, ADE collection, Pharmacy Grand Rounds Presentation, Medication Safety, and a Research Project.

Our hospital also offers PGY2 Residency Programs In the following areas: Oncology (ASHP Acreddited), Critical Care, Infectious Diseases, Pharmacy Administration, Solid Organ Transplant, and Emergency Medicine.


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