The PGY1 pharmacy residency program at Sarasota Memorial builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. The pharmacy residency program is designed to offer an individualized training plan for each resident based on their interests, goals, past experiences and identified areas for improvement.
ASHP accredited since 1999, this program offers flexibility in a variety of pharmaceutical care practice areas and experience with various advanced technologies. Core rotations include internal medicine, antimicrobial stewardship, cardiology, critical care, formulary management, informatics, leadership, medication safety and pain management. Elective rotations include ambulatory care, emergency medicine, infectious disease, inpatient oncology, outpatient oncology, pediatrics, psychiatry, toxicology and trauma. The program is affiliated with multiple colleges of pharmacy and offers the resident various opportunities for teaching and precepting students.
Number of PGY1 Positions: 6
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is an 829-bed, regional medical center that is among the largest public health systems in Florida. Sarasota Memorial is a Level II trauma center, has a Level III NICU and specializes in heart, vascular, cancer and neuroscience services.
PharmD from an ACPE accredited school/college of pharmacy, eligible for Florida licensure, completed PhORCAS application.
About Sarasota Memorial Hospital
Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, an 829-bed regional medical center, is among the largest public health systems in Florida. With over 5,000 staff, over 900 physicians and 600 volunteers, it is one of Sarasota County’s largest employers.
A community hospital, founded in 1925, Sarasota Memorial is governed by the nine-member elected Sarasota County Public Hospital Board. Because it is a public hospital, it must meet strict requirements regarding governance, taxing authority and the services it provides to the community.
Sarasota Memorial is a full-service health system, with specialized expertise in heart, vascular, cancer and neuroscience services, as well as a network of outpatient centers, long-term care and rehabilitation among its many programs. It is the only hospital in Sarasota County providing obstetrical services, pediatrics, Level III neonatal intensive care, and Level II Trauma Center.
Sarasota Memorial strives to provide healthcare services that excel in caring, quality and innovation.
Our community will be served by the best healthcare system in the nation. Sarasota Memorial will be the best place to be a patient, the best... place to work and the best place to practice medicine. Our extraordinary people, innovative clinical technology and effective use of information systems will set us apart. We will deliver services that are safe, result in desired outcomes and are consistent with current professional knowledge.
To create an environment that supports and rewards:
- Caring and compassion
- Excellence and professionalism
- Teamwork and trust
- Mutual respect and recognition
- Accountable and ethical behavior