The Pharmacy Postgraduate Year One (PGY-1) Residency at West Kendall Baptist Hospital (WKBH) is structured to provide a strong foundation for pharmacy practice in a community teaching hospital environment.
The purpose of the West Kendall Baptist Hospital Pharmacy Residency program is to develop a well-rounded pharmacist competent in providing clinical services as well as drug distribution that can practice confidently in a community hospital or continue to a PGY2 for specialized training.
The Pharmacy Practice Residency at West Kendall Baptist Hospital is a one-year training program designed to provide a broad foundation for an integrated pharmacy practice in the community hospital setting. The program aims to enhance the resident’s competencies in managing medication-use systems and optimizing drug therapy. The Clinical Pharmacy Manager serves as the Residency Program Director (RPD). The residency preceptors and mentors are comprised of the practicing Clinical Pharmacists, Clinical Specialists, Managers, and the Director of Pharmacy. The program is designed to foster professional growth and independence while providing mentorship and supervision.
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) | ID: 33032
West Kendall Baptist Hospital
West Kendall Baptist Hospital, a LEED Gold-certified facility, opened in 2011 as the first non-replacement hospital in Miami-Dade County in more than 35 years. As a champion of community health, West Kendall Baptist founded Healthy West Kendall, a community coalition with the ambitious goal of creating the Healthiest Community in Florida. West Kendall Baptist Hospital has earned Magnet Recognition, the highest distinction a healthcare organization can receive for excellence in nursing and patient care.
Program Eligibility Prerequisites
- Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy
- Must be authorized to work in the United States
- Must obtain a Florida pharmacist’s license
- 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?
ASHP Resident Matching Program – National Matching Services, Inc.
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- When does the program start? July 1st