The Pharmacy Department at PPMC is dedicated to delivering high-quality patient care and service, advancing medical science through research, and educating the next generation of pharmacy practitioners and leaders. The PPMC PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency is a twelve-month, postgraduate training experience that abides by accreditation standards set forth by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists. The goal of this residency is to provide experience to develop competency, knowledge and skills as a clinical pharmacist within a healthcare system and preparation for a PGY2 residency.
The PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at PPMC is an ASHP-accredited program as of 2013. The program was established in 2011 and has continued to grow alongside the Penn Medicine health-system. PPMC currently offers four positions for the PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency.
Eligibility for Pennsylvania Pharmacy licensure
Good academic standing, copy of academic transcripts (Pharmacy)
Three letters of recommendation
Letter of intent
Submission of one sample of clinical work from rotations (e.g. clinical pearl, drug information question, journal club, patient case. Please consolidate to no more than two pages or 30 slides)
Additional Salary Information: We offer excellent medical, dental and vision benefits. 10 vacation days plus some holidays, travel allowances to ASHP Midyear and Eastern States Residency Conference.
About Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is a tertiary care academic medical center offering state-of-the-art services, with a Pavilion of Advanced Care comprised of 60-ICU beds that has been recognized with the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s Design Award. As the Level One Trauma Center for Penn Medicine, PPMC has services that provide the most complex medical and surgical treatments by a world-renowned team of medical professionals. PPMC is a major center for Critical Care, Traumatology, Orthopedics, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Cardiology, Infectious Diseases, Ophthalmology, and Oncology while serving as a teaching hospital for the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency programs. A technologically advanced institution with integrated computerized physician order entry system (EPIC); centralized state-of-the-art IV clean room (USP 797 compliant) and chemotherapy program (USP 800 compliant); automated robotic unit dose distribution system (Swisslog) and smart infusion pumps.