Pharmacy Practice Residency Program (PGY-1) Mission
Our program is committed to developing confident, competent, well-rounded, and successful pharmacy practitioners. We place a special emphasis on providing patient-centered, evidence-based care while maintaining the core values of the St. Joseph's Healthcare System: Dignity, Justice, Excellence and Stewardship with a special concern for the poor and under served.
Currently, there are four available resident positions.
Applicants must submit materials utilizing the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Residency Application Service (PhORCAS). For more information about PhORCAS, please see: http://www.ashp.org/phorcas
Documents that will be required to be submitted include: a curriculum vitae, letter of intent, transcript, and 3 letters of recommendation are required.
The program requires that pharmacy residents become licensed pharmacists in NJ as soon as possible after graduation. This will facilitate training as a resident pharmacist. Licensure by September 1st is required.
Questions regarding the application process or residency program may be forwarded to :
Radhika Pisupati, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Manager
Residency Program Director
St. Joseph's Healthcare System
Core Rotations: Acute Patient Care, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Administration, and Medication Safety.
Electives: Residents can choose to repeat any of the core rotations or select to complete a pharmacy practice, geriatrics, or oncology rotation.
Most rotations comprise of learning experiences that are 4 to 6 weeks in length. Additional time may be allocated to a specific rotation based on the resident's interest and availability of preceptor.
Longitudinal rotations: HIV Comprehensive Care Center and Anticoagulation Clinic.
Each longitudinal experience spans 6 months. The resident fulfills this experience through participation at the clinic for a half day each week.
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