The OGH postgraduate year one (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency Program will facilitate the development of clinicians and leaders in pharmacy practice. Our graduates will demonstrate excellence in direct patient care and medication use systems enabling them to confidently pursue their desired area of practice.
The OGH PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program builds upon the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) 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.
Upon successful completion of the OGH PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program, a participant will:
be a competent and confident practitioner of patient care in multiple environments.
demonstrate skill in educating pharmacists, other healthcare professionals, and patients on medication topics
possess skills in critical thinking, be capable of analysis of complex problems, and perform independent decision-making as well as objectively evaluating his or her own performance.
Applicants must be graduates of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education-accredited pharmacy program with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree, and licensed or eligible for pharmacist licensure in the state of New York. All new hires undergo pre-employment drug screenings.
Applications should be made through PhORCAS and include:
Letter of intent
Official pharmacy school transcript
Three letters of recommendation
About Olean General Hospital
For more than 120 years Olean General Hospital (OGH), a member of the Upper Allegheny Health System which recently affiliated with Kaleida Health of Buffalo, the largest health care provider in Western New York, has been providing quality care. At 186 beds, OGH is the largest provider of rural healthcare in the region. OGH is located in Olean, NY on the NY/PA boarder roughly 75 miles southeast of Buffalo, NY or 125 miles east of Erie, PA.