The program consists of required training in specific aspects of acute patient-care and pharmacy practice. It is customized to the needs of the individual resident with at least two months of elective opportunities. These core and elective rotations will provide the basic foundation for quality clinical practice and educational instruction.
The program is primarily clinical in nature with exposure to centralized and decentralized pharmacy practice, sterile product preparation, and computer/robot-assisted distribution systems.
The pharmacy resident’s required areas of training include internal and critical care medicine, infectious diseases, drug information, academic instruction/teaching certification, pharmacy administrative leadership, and emergency medicine. The resident may elect additional training with services such as anticoagulation, geriatrics, informatics, ambulatory care and other areas of hospital pharmacy practice.
Accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists Commission on Credentialing
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The St. Joseph’s Health/ St. John Fisher College Wegman’s School of Pharmacy PGY1 Residency Program builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. Our program is designed to train select, highly motivated and qualified pharmacists and prepare them to provide patient centered pharmaceutical care as a clinical pharmacist in acute care medicine. Academic and educational skills are taught throughout the year during the teaching certificate program at St. John Fisher College. In addition, our program ensures that residents will acquire professional leadership skills and develop a passion for lifelong learning that will produce and maintain career satisfaction. The residency program adheres to the standards described in the criteria: ASHP Statement on Accreditation of Pharmacy Residencies and ASHP Accrediting Standard for Residency Training in Pharmacy Practice.