The UR Pharmacy Department is committed to improving the well-being of patients by delivering innovative, compassionate, patient- and family-centered comprehensive medication management, enriched by education, science, and technology. The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center is a 12-month, full-time curriculum which provides the essential elements needed to mold a well-rounded clinical pharmacist. This intensive training involves activities in a wide variety of practice settings including: designing and managing drug treatment regimens for patients, participating in pharmacy practice management activities to broaden the resident's understanding of the role of pharmacy and its integration into the healthcare system, and discovering innovative opportunities in patient safety and informatics. The schedule for the residency year is tailored to meet the needs and interests of the individual resident. The resident will rotate through the following core rotations: Orientation /Pharmacy Practice (3-4 weeks), Internal Medicine (8 weeks), Cardiology (4 weeks), Ambulatory Care (4 weeks) and Critical Care (4 weeks). The remainder of the year is spent on elective rotations.
About University of Rochester Medical Center
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers. It forms the centerpiece of the University of Rochester’s health research, teaching and patient care missions. URMC is a six hospital system that includes Strong Memorial Hospital, the flagship hospital, Highland Hospital, FF Thompson, Noyes Memorial, St James Memorial, and Jones Memorial Hospitals as well as Golisano Children's Hospital, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, UR Medicine Home Care, the Highlands at Pittsford and Highlands at Brighton, six urgent care centers, and an extensive primary care network.
UR Medicine’s flagship facility, the 846-bed Strong Memorial Hospital, is designated by the New York State Department of Health as a Level One regional trauma and burn center. It is home to nationally renowned clinical care, including Upstate New York’s only cardiac and liver transplant programs, the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience, Golisano Children’s Hospital, and the Wilmot Cancer Institute, upstate’s premier cancer center providing comprehensive cancer care with expertise in precision medicine, complex cancers and clinical tr...ials.
With a solid reputation for quality, Strong Memorial Hospital offers some of the top clinical programs in the nation as recognized by US News & World Report, and has earned the National Research Corporation “Consumer Choice Award” all 21 years since the honor’s inception.