PGY 1 Pharmacy Practice Residency

Program Objectives

Our residency programs emphasize collaborative, patient-centered care. Pharmacy residents will gain:

  • Advanced, practice-based skills in a variety of patient populations and care settings
  • Leadership skills
  • Greater knowledge of evidence-based medicine
  • Insight into new models of care through Providence’s strategic initiatives

Program Features

PHCMC pharmacy residents are required to complete twelve (12) months of practice experiential rotations during their residency. Rotation length may vary depending on the needs and interests of the resident. Additional rotations may be offered at affiliated institutions to meet specific skill needs and interests of each resident if approved by the program director and the Preceptor Committee. The following rotations are available at PHCMC:

Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Nutritional Support, Glucose Management, Transitional Care, Practice Management (Longitudinal Mandatory), Residency Project (Longitudinal Mandatory), Neonatal Care, Medication Safety, Cardiology, Oncology, and Pharmacy Informatics.

Team-based care

Providence pharmacists play an integral role in a variety of practice settings as part of Providence’s patient-centered acute care.

Professional networking

The program’s open, collaborative environment allows residents to share knowledge across Providence system organizations. Educational sessions enhance what’s learned within individual residency programs. Topics include personal and professional leadership, teaching skills, preceptor development, change management, project justification and legislative advocacy.