The LRH PGY1 Pharmacy Residency builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and assists in the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions. Residents will be eligible for board certification and for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
The PGY1 pharmacy residency program is a 12-month, ASHP-accredited program that provides experiences in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Required learning experiences include: Ambulatory Care, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Practice Management, Pain Management and Psychiatry. Elective rotations include: Informatics, Hematology / Oncology, Pediatrics, Trauma, Cardiology or an intensification of any required learning experience allowing the resident to tailor the program to their post-graduate interests. Longitudinal requirements for successful completion include: Code Response (BLS and ACLS certification), Hospital Pharmacy Practice (staffing; every 4th weekend, one major and one minor holiday), Medication Use Evaluation (poster presentation at ASHP Midyear), Presentations, Professional Development, and a Research Project.
State of Florida Board of Pharmacy Licensure by July 15th
About Lakeland Regional Health
Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) is an 864-bed, not-for-profit tertiary referral center in Lakeland, FL.With 188,000 patient days, almost 3,000 births and 42,000 patient admissions each year, LRH is the fifth largest hospital in Florida. We are also the busiest single site emergency department in the nation with over 212,000 visits annually. LRH is also a Joint Commission accredited Chest Pain Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Level II Trauma Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and houses the only dedicated Pediatric Emergency Department (ED) in the county. Our medical center handles over 2,100 trauma visits annually and is home to three hybrid operating rooms and catheterization labs to offer patients the least invasive surgeries possible and enhanced patient safety.
Our mission is to deliver the best outcomes and safest care by placing people at the heart of all we do. We improve lives every day by promoting wellness, education and discovery. We promise to treasure all people as uniquely created, to nurture, educate, and guide with integrity, and to inspire each and every one of us to do our very best.