Reading Hospital PGY1 Residency provides a program designed to extend a pharmacist’s training in all aspects of institutional pharmacy practice, while remaining flexible to meet the individual resident’s needs and support the development of interest areas. Required rotations include Internal Medicine, Adult Critical Care, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Neonatal Intensive Care, Unit Based Practice and Medication Management (pharmacy administration and quality improvement).
Reading Hospital Pharmacy Residents gain exposure to the role of pharmacists in the ambulatory care setting through longitudinal experiences in Family Medicine and HIV Clinics, along with transitions of care responsibilities.
Successful candidates will have opportunities to mentor APPE students and complete University of Connecticut's Teaching and Learning program.
For additional information, visit: https://reading.towerhealth.org/academics/residency-programs/pharmacy/
For consideration, please apply via PhORCAS to program code 205513
copy of curriculum vitae
official transcript from an accredited School/College of Pharmacy
three recommendations from professional colleagues and/or college faculty
letter of intent expressing professional goals and reason for pursuing an PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Eligible candidates must be:
P4 students or graduates of an ACPE-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program or have a FPGEC certificate from NABP
licensed or eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania (please review intern hour requirements for PA)
participating in and obeying the rules of the Residency Matching Program
About Reading Hospital, Tower Health PGY1
Reading Hospital is a leading academic medical center recognized for advanced patient care, quality outcomes and the latest innovations in healthcare. As the seventh Best Hospital in PA (U.S. News & World Report) and the Healthgrades® Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence (2014-2017), our dedicated team focuses on prevention, treatment and education to provide a variety of comprehensive services. At Reading Hospital, Advancing Health and Transforming Lives is our never-ending commitment to the patients and families we care for. As a non-profit institution, we ensure that all profits we generate are invested back into our people, our hospital, our technology and our Reading community. Our nationally recognized flagship institution has served the local community since 1867, and in its current location since 1926. More than 1,000 physicians and providers across 46 locations offer comprehensive care ranging from prevention, screenings, and education to the latest clinical services and treatments. Our community health programs provide essential resources to residents of Berks County and surrounding areas. Reading Hospital offers the size and resources of a large tertiary ca...re center with personal attributes of a community hospital, located approximately 1 hour northwest of Philadelphia in West Reading, Pennslyvania.