DCH Regional Medical Center offers an ASHP-accredited Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Residency program based in hospital and primary care practice settings. Residents develop advanced skills as a pharmacotherapy specialist and enhance their teaching, writing, and research abilities. Learning experiences include inpatient and primary care teaching services, drug information, critical care, administration, and antimicrobial stewardship. In addition, an abundance of teaching and lecturing opportunities exists with pharmacy students, medical students, and Family Medicine resident physicians. Residency training is individualized to develop clinical, communication, problem solving, leadership, and general practice skills.
DCH Regional Medical Center is a 583-licensed bed, not-for-profit, acute care hospital in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Centers of excellence include cardiac services, Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center, SpineCare Center, Women’s Services, and robotic and minimally invasive surgery. The Pharmacy Department is dynamic and progressive in its approach to providing pharmaceutical care. Pharmacy services are decentralized with pharmacists and technicians in the patient care environment responsible for clinical and distributive functions. The Pharmacy Department is affiliated with Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy and Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy.