The Rochester General Hospital Department of Pharmacy PGY-1 residency is a 12 month full time program building on the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education. Our mission is to prepare thoroughly competent, independent pharmacists through patient-centered practice in a high acuity hospital. By developing fundamental skills, including clinical problem-solving, self-evaluation, and interdisciplinary communication, the Program aims to bring forth future leaders in the profession of pharmacy.
Rochester General Hospital Pharmacy residents learn in a setting that embraces teamwork – both within the department and throughout the hospital. In our program, residents receive training in essential elements that allow them to become key members of a comprehensive health care team. These elements include:
Managing and improving the medication-use process
Providing evidence-based, patient-centered medication therapy management with interdisciplinary teams
Exercising leadership and practice management skills
Demonstrating project management skills
Providing medication and practice-related education and training
Utilizing medical informatics
Please see our residency websites for more information:
Licensed or eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in New York State with New York State pharmacy intern permit Graduated from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy
About PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency
Rochester General Hospital, the largest affiliate of Rochester Regional Health, is a 528-bed acute care teaching hospital recognized nationally and regionally for excellence in a broad range of healthcare services.