The PGY2 Ambulatory Care residency is a 12-month, full-time training program. This specialty program builds upon the PGY1 pharmacy residency in that it provides a well-rounded experience leading to the development of expert knowledge, skills, and leadership of the resident in specialized areas of ambulatory care practice.
The resident will gain experience in direct patient care services in our diverse outpatient clinics that reduce and erase health disparities by providing patients with the world’s best healthcare services. The resident will have opportunities to work with multidisciplinary teams in various areas such as primary care, transitions of care, neurology, endocrinology, infectious diseases, nephrology, and pulmonology. The resident will enhance their skills to manage chronic disease states and promote wellness and utilization of preventive services. Throughout the program, the resident will leverage the latest digital technologies and innovations to deliver high quality patient care, extending our services to improve access for all.
Upon completion of the program, the resident is expected to demonstrate competency in ambulatory care through direct patient care activities, clinical research and education of patients and other healthcare providers. The resident will develop teaching skills by providing in-service presentations to pharmacy staff and other health care providers, precepting PGY1 residents and pharmacy students, leading case-based clinical discussions, and critically evaluating literature. We offer a flexible program that focuses on the goals of each resident but is intended to provide a comprehensive clinical, research, and teaching experience. Residents will have hands-on management experience learning the intricacies of developing, maintaining, and growing successful ambulatory care services. This program enables residents to confidently assume a clinical role and become an efficient healthcare team member and educator for patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals, and students. Residents who successfully complete the PGY2 Ambulatory Care pharmacy residency should possess competencies that qualify them for clinical pharmacist and/or faculty positions and be eligible for attainment of board certification in Ambulatory Care.
The PGY2 informatics pharmacy residency is a full-time training program designed to build on experiences gained in the PGY1 year and to provide a well-rounded experience leading to the development in expert knowledge, skills, and leadership in the practice of pharmacy informatics. The program consists of intensive training and learning experiences in all aspects of the electronic medical record (EMR), computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system, clinical decision support, pharmacy automation, clinical automation, and other standards and best practices in the healthcare environment. Residents will train to manage the evolution of the medication use system by applying pharmacy informatics principles, standards, and best practices. The program allows the residents to train and develop competencies at an enterprise scale, focusing on the implementation, maintenance, and application of pharmacy technology and automation. Graduates will be specialized in the practical application of pharmacy technology and automation and be able to support hospital and pharmacy processes while ultimately contributing to patient care enhancement.
Each resident will be a member of the pharmacy informatics team and train with clinical pharmacists, information technology (IT) staff, and clinical informaticists. The resident will participate in all aspects of maintenance and building of pharmacy automation systems as well as reporting and data analysis.
PGY2 Internal Medicine
The PGY2 Internal Medicine residency is a 12-month, full-time training program. This specialty program is designed to build on Doctor of Pharmacy education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs and refine the resident’s clinical knowledge and leadership skills in the care of internal medicine patients. The residency offers a comprehensive learning experience including direct patient care activities in both inpatient and outpatient settings, research, and teaching opportunities. Additionally, the resident will be able to participate in hospital pharmacy committees and directly contribute to administrative efforts. Upon completion of the program, the resident will be well-equipped to serve as clinicians, educators, and scholars in the area of adult internal medicine and pursue specialty board certifications.
Current benefits for all programs include: comprehensive health insurance, professional leave and travel allowance to attend national and regional meetings, and paid time off for vacation, sick time, or other personal use.
Graduation from an ACPE Accredited School of Pharmacy.
Current or eligible for New York State Pharmacist licensure.
Completion of ASHP accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program.
Application materials include PHORCAS application, letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and official pharmacy education transcripts.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is one of the most comprehensive university hospitals in the world, with leading specialists in every field of medicine. We are composed of three renowned medical centers, Columbia University Medical Center, Weill Cornell Medical Center, and Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, and affiliated with two Ivy League medical institutions, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College. With our dedicated staff, modern facilities, state-of-the-art technology, commitment to quality care, and role in educating future healthcare professionals, we are a recognized leader in health care.
We offer nine PGY1 pharmacy residency positions, PGY2 positions in ambulatory care, critical care, emergency medicine, infectious diseases, informatics, internal medicine, oncology, pediatrics, solid organ transplantation, and two PGY1/2 positions in health-system pharmacy administration. The residency is flexible and focuses on the goals of the resident in order to provide well-rounded clinical, research, practice management, and teaching experiences.