The PGY1 program is a one year residency designed to allow pharmacists to develop strong foundational pharmacotherapy, operational and leadership skills. PGY1 residents will develop and refine these skills through an intensive teaching and research model. Required rotations and experiences include: internal medicine, infectious disease, critical care medicine/trauma surgery, cardiology, anticoagulation management services, drug information/drug use policy, student precepting, and the completion of a project. Electives include but are not limited to oncology, neonatology, emergency medicine, neuroscience, and pain management. PGY2 programs are available in Critical Care and Cardiology.
About Brigham and Women's Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program
Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), a 793-bed teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
BWH placed in the top ten for ten categories including cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology & neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonary and rheumatology. BWH was also recently recognized by the University Health System Consortium (UHC) for being one of the five top performing academic medical centers in the country in a special quality and safety benchmarking study.
The Brigham and Women’s Hospital Department of Pharmacy Services is dedicated to placing a priority on patient care and safety, to promoting research and education, and to integrating technology innovation with clinical services.
The department is composed of approximately 300 employees providing services to a many different areas, including: Inpatient and Outpatient Services, Investigational Drug Services, Operating Room, Multiple Sclerosis Center, Sterile Products Division, Infectious Disease, Renal and Heart transplant clinics, Anticoagulation Management Service, Emergency Department, Dialysis, immunization clinics. The department serves on over 70 pharmacy and hospital committees.