The Pharmacy Residency program at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital has been in existence for over 25 years. At PAH, we trains residents to provide evidence-based, patient-centered medication therapy management for a diverse patient population.
As a Piedmont pharmacy resident, you will:
• Exercise leadership and practice management skills;
• Demonstrate project management capabilities;
• Provide medication and practice-related education and training to patients, hospital staff and students;
• Develop teaching skills by participating in precepting of pharmacy students
After orientation, residents will have learning experiences in:
Pharmacokinetics and General Infectious Disease
Clinical Consult Service
Solid Organ Transplant
Drug Policy and Medication Management
The resident must be a graduate of an ACPE-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy degree program
The applicant must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Georgia
The applicant must participate in the ASHP matching program
Application & Selection
Residency candidates are required to apply through PhORCAS
Residency candidates will be required to submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, pharmacy school transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation
A minimum of two of the reference letters MUST be from individuals able to speak to clinical problem-solving in direct patient care experiences (not classroom)
References MUST comment on the following characteristics:
Ability to organize and manage time
Ability to work with peers and communicate
Clinical problem solving skills
Independence and resourcefulness
Willingness to accept constructive criticism
About Piedmont Atlanta Hospital PGY1 Residency Program
Piedmont Atlanta Hospital – a 643-bed, private, not-for-profit hospital – is a leader in patient care that’s helped the Atlanta community get better and stay well for more than a century. Named the top acute-care community hospital in metro Atlanta in U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals list, Piedmont Atlanta consistently ranks in the top five among metro Atlanta hospitals in patient experience scores.
•Located in Buckhead
•Staffed by more than 1,000 experienced physicians and 4,000 healthcare professionals
•Provides 24-hour emergency services plus all major medical, surgical and diagnostic care, including:
- Heart Care
- Cancer Care
- Transplant Medicine
- Orthopaedic Care
- Neurology Services
- Women’s Care
Piedmont Atlanta combines a personalized approach with innovative technologies to deliver treatments that set a new standard for excellence in care, including a state-of-the-art cancer center that offers complete therapy, disease management, prevention and wellness. In addition, our team is active in the research and development of advanced treatments and procedures aimed at delivering better patient outcomes.
Simply put, there’...s no hospital in Atlanta with a better approach to comprehensive, compassionate care than Piedmont Atlanta Hospital.
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