The Pharmacy Postgraduate Year One (PGY-1) Residency at Baptist Hospital is a 12-month training program accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). The program is designed to develop advanced skills in the areas of cardiology, oncology, critical care, emergency medicine, pediatrics and neuroscience.
The residency builds on previous education and experience and is geared towards developing expert knowledge and skills in managing medication-use systems and optimizing drug therapy. The resident is integrated into the provision of comprehensive and advanced pharmacy services. During this training, residents co-precept Doctor of Pharmacy candidates from various pharmacy schools and are also required to present didactic lectures and drug therapy seminars.
The program’s goal is to develop the resident into an effective, confident clinician and educator, and to enhance professional and clinical skills. The program is designed to train the graduate with the competencies that enable attainment of board certification in Pharmacotherapy Specialty and/or PGY-2 specialty residency training as well as achievement of a desired position in the field of pharmacy.
With four residents working side by side with four PGY-2 critical care and oncology residents, numerous third-and fourth-year pharmacy students,as well as more than 130 full-time employees, our program offers a customized yet standardized approach, preparing clinically skilled pharmacists to work effectively and collaboratively with multiple levels of pharmacy personnel. Residents receive training in optimal medication therapy management/utilization, quality improvement and research while developing leadership and team-building skills through collaboration on interdisciplinary teams. We provide a high-tech and personalized patient-and family-centered environment coupled with unsurpassed excellence in quality of care measures and patient satisfaction scores.
The pharmacy service consists of approximately 132 full-time employees.Unit dose, IV admixture, DoseEdge, MedBoard, Automated Dispensing Cabinets (Pyxis), Medication Administration Check (MAK), KitCheck™ and Cerner Millennium are currently utilized in this department.
Our program’s vision is to develop residents into effective, confident clinicians and educators, and to enhance professional and clinical skills.
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) | ID: 33700
The flagship facility of Baptist Health South Florida, Baptist Hospital of Miami has been one of the most respected medical centers in South Florida since its founding in 1960 and is today one of America’s most preferred medical centers. With more than 700 beds, it is the largest of Baptist Health’s 11 hospitals. Three Centers of Excellence are housed on the campus: Miami Cancer Institute, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute (the largest and most comprehensive cardiovascular facility in the region) and Miami Neuroscience Institute. Baptist Hospital has earned Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence. It is also certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and received the Gold Seal of Approval for consistently meeting high national standards of stroke care.
- Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy
- Must be authorized to work in the United States
- Florida pharmacist’s license by August 1
Prospective residents are required to submit the following:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Official transcripts from all colleges of pharmacy attended
- Three letters of recommendation from professional references utilizing standard form required by PhORCAS™
- Personal statement of intent
- Where do applicants go to apply? Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS).
- When are applications accepted? November to January
- When are candidate interviews? January and February
When are candidates matched/notified of acceptance?March
ASHP Resident Matching Program - National Matching Services, Inc.
National Matching Code: 164913
- When does the program start? July 1st