PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency Progra

The College of Pharmacy at NEOMED offers a postgraduate year one (PGY1) Community Pharmacy Residency Program designed to cultivate practitioners who develop clinical expertise, educate future pharmacists, enhance their leadership and project management skills, and engage in research. Using the principles of pharmaceutical care, residents will develop, implement and deliver cost-effective patient care services that ultimately work to optimize patient outcomes.

Program Benefits

The PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency Program will provide residents with experience, confidence and support to:

  • participate in the provision of pharmaceutical care and community pharmacy services by providing direct patient care; participating in practice management; developing, implementing or enhancing pharmacy services; and, providing drug information resources and consults to other providers.
  • develop educational skills including small group, large group, and clinical precepting through participation in the NEOMED College of Pharmacy Teaching and Learning Curriculum Program.
  • participate in professional development through attending local and national organization meetings, participation in pharmacy organizations, and collaboration with other providers, faculty members and students.
  • design and implement a major research project that will be submitted for publication in an appropriate journal as well as presented at the annual Ohio Pharmacy Resident Conference and one national conference.

Application Eligibility Guidelines

Residency candidates for the PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency at NEOMED must:

  • Be enrolled or have completed a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education accredited or candidate status college or school of pharmacy
  • Be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio
  • Be able to legally work in the U.S. prior to submitting his/her application to the program

Required Application Materials

Residency candidates must include:

  • Completed application using the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS)
  • Personal statement (e.g. letter of intent)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official transcript for professional pharmacy education
  • Three references (using the online ASHP standard reference form) who can attest to the applicant’s practice abilities and aptitudes

Candidate Interviews

Selected applicants will be required to visit the College of Pharmacy at NEOMED and the practice site for an on-site interview.


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