The UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build 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.
Graduates of our program are poised for success as:
Patient care providers
Our educational outcomes include:
Provide safe and effective patient care
Advance Pharmacy Practice and Improve Patient
Demonstrate leadership in pharmacy practice
Care Manage and improve the medication-use process
Provide medication and practice-related education/training
Contribute to formulary decisions
The goal of the residency program is that highly motivated pharmacists will have the knowledge, skills, abilities, and attitudes necessary to independently and competently optimize pharmacotherapy outcomes through their direct involvement in patient care as well as pharmacy practice management
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