MUSC Health is the clinical enterprise of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), the state’s only publicly assisted academic health sciences center. Comprising 1,627 beds, some 100 outreach sites, the MUSC College of Medicine, the physicians’ practice plan, and more than 200 telehealth locations, MUSC Health owns and operates eight hospitals situated in Charleston, Chester, Florence, Lancaster and Marion counties. As the state’s only publicly assisted, integrated network of teaching hospitals, MUSC Health is dedicated to training future generations of competent, compassionate health care providers to serve the patients of South Carolina and beyond.
In Charleston, MUSC operates an 800-bed medical center, which includes the nationally recognized Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital; the Ashley River Tower, with a focus on cardiovascular, digestive disease, and surgical oncology; Hollings Cancer Center, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated facility; Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma center; an Institute of Psychiatry and the state’s only transplant center. Additionally, the medical center serves as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, Adult and Pediatric Burn Center, and offers Level III Neonatal Intensive Care services. In 2020 for the sixth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report named MUSC Health the number one hospital in South Carolina. For more information, visit http://muschealth.org.
MUSC Health Pharmacy Services provides service to patients on a 24-hour basis through multiple inpatient and ambulatory pharmacies to fulfill the department’s mission, vision, and goals of providing optimal pharmaceutical care to all patients.
This residency is an ASHP-accredited program focused on developing the specialized skills necessary to practice as an integrated member of the health care leadership team. Graduates will be prepared to take a management level position in an academic or private medical center. The resident will participate in a variety of activities, including committee work, the academician preparation program, and teaching for pharmacy students. Required rotations include a full year of clinical rotations and a longitudinal second year of management experiences.
Pharmacotherapy Residency (PGY1/PGY2, 24 month) The 24-month Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)/ Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2) Pharmacotherapy Residency Program is designed to develop a practitioner with an advanced degree of proficiency and expertise in working with interdisciplinary teams to deliver pharmaceutical care to diverse populations from ambulatory to critically ill, pediatric to geriatric ages and presenting with varied and complex health problems. The intense focus on direct patient care of this residency develops a specialist of great flexibility in the direct patient care arena, an individual who can move from one specialized area of practice to another with confidence and ease. The pharmacotherapy residency graduate refines the decision-making skill in such a way that it is transferable across practice areas and then supplements that skill with strong knowledge acquisition in a broad range of disease states.
For more detailed information about other available PGY-2 Residency Programs at MUSC, please visit: https://muschealth.org/patients-visitors/about-us/residencies-and-fellowships/pharmacy/our-programs
Individual Programs Available at PPS: The residency program director (RPD) for each respective program will coordinate and schedule interviews for the 2020 ASHP Midyear PPS through email. Please email each RPD directly.
Additional Salary Information: Information regarding compensation and benefits can be found on the residency web site at (/https://muschealth.org/patients-visitors/about-us/residencies-and-fellowships/pharmacy)
About Medical University of South Carolina | MUSC
Founded in 1824 in Charleston, MUSC is the oldest medical school in the South, as well as the state’s only integrated, academic health sciences center with a unique charge to serve the state through education, research and patient care. Each year, MUSC educates and trains more than 3,000 students and nearly 800 residents in six colleges: Dental Medicine, Graduate Studies, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. The state’s leader in obtaining biomedical research funds, in fiscal year 2019, MUSC set a new high, bringing in more than $284 million. Find out more about our academic programs. As the clinical health system of the Medical University of South Carolina, MUSC Health is dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care available, while training generations of competent, compassionate health care providers to serve the people of South Carolina and beyond. Comprising some 1,600 beds, more than 100 outreach sites, the MUSC College of Medicine, the physicians’ practice plan, and nearly 275 telehealth locations, MUSC Health owns and operates eight hospitals situated in Charleston, Chester, Florence, Lancaster and Marion counties. In 2019, for the fifth consecuti...ve year, U.S. News & World Report named MUSC Health the No. 1 hospital in South Carolina. Learn more about clinical patient services.MUSC and its affiliates have collective annual budgets of $3.2 billion. The more than 17,000 MUSC team members include world-class faculty, physicians, specialty providers and scientists who deliver groundbreaking education, research, technology and patient care.Founded in 1881, the College of Pharmacy is home to two research centers with renowned endowed chairs. It boasts one of the oldest and largest residency programs in the country and provides a premier pharmacy education by uniting nationally recognized faculty and high-achieving students with the innovative, inter-professional learning opportunities offered at MUSC’s academic medical center.