The PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency program at Carilion is a 12-month program designed to provide training in the community pharmacy environment. Residents completing this program will be well equipped to provide quality medication-related care for patients with a wide range of conditions, be prepared for board certification, and be qualified to pursue PGY-2 training. The residency concentrates in the areas of harm reduction, opioid stewardship and traditional community activities.
About Carilion Clinic Pharmacy
Carilion Clinic is a not–for–profit health care organization based in Roanoke, Virginia. Through our comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices and other complementary services, we work together to provide quality care close to home for nearly 1 million Virginians. With an enduring commitment to the health of our region, we also seek to advance care through medical education and research, help our community stay healthy and inspire our region to grow stronger.
About the Pharmacy Department at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital (CRMH):
The Department of Pharmacy at CRMH is comprised of approximately 70 pharmacists and 70 technicians. We utilize a mix of decentralized clinical staff and specialists to provide pharmaceutical care for patient populations ranging from Level 1 trauma to neonatal critical care.
In addition to our personnel, we utilize multiple technologies to deliver care, including PyxisMedstations, centralized carousels, computerized prescriber order entry, electronic medical records and bedside barcode scanning. Approximately 45 percent of our pharmacists are adjunct or associate professors for regional schools of pharmacy and... medicine.
Residency Program Overview - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
The pharmacy residency programs conducted at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia have a strong commitment to the education and professional development of pharmacists. For the 2020-2021 residency class, we will offer six positions in our Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency program, two positions in our Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Critical Care program, two positions in our PGY2 Infectious Diseases program, one position in our PGY2 Internal Medicine Program, and one position in our two year Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Program (combined PGY1/PGY2).
All of our programs are fully accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), with the exception of our HSPAL program which is seeking full accreditation at this time.
About the Carilion Clinic Community Pharmacies
Our commitment to personal service is the most important aspect of our business. Our expanding range of patient care services includes medical equipment and information in addition to medications.We have 19 certified pharmacy technicians and nine registered pharmacists. Together we have more than 75 years of professional service.
Residency Program Overview - Carilion Clinic Pharmacy
Our PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency program started with it's first resident in 2019 and is currently recruiting for it's second year. The program is seeking accreditation with ASHP.