The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide-range of conditions. Graduates of the residency program will be eligible for board certification and postgraduate year two (PGY-2) pharmacy residency training.
The following core rotations are required (4 weeks each):
Central Pharmacy Training and Orientation
2 Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
ICU #1 (Cardiology or Medical)
ICU #2 (Neurology, Surgical or Cardiothoracic Surgery)
Elective experiences can be selected from the following categories depending upon availability (4 weeks each) - choice of 4:
Center for Anti-Infective Research Development
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Solid Organ Transplant
Transitions of Care
Longitudinal Experiences (required):
Central Staffing Service
Journal of Connecticut Medicine Article
Continuing Education Presentation
Medication Use Evaluation (MUE) and Drug Monograph
Teaching and Learning Certificate Program
The residency program participates in the ASHP Matching Program.
The letters of recommendation should be written by preceptors or supervisors who know you well.
Completed applications must be submitted via PHORCAS by Thursday, January 3, 2019.
About Hartford Hospital PGY1 Residency
Hartford Hospital is an 938-bed regional referral center that provides high-quality care in all clinical disciplines. The hospital offers five PGY-1 Residencies and one PGY-2 Residency in infectious disease beginning July 1st of 2019.
The Department of Pharmacy Services at Hartford Hospital provides 24-hour comprehensive pharmaceutical services. The present staff of more than 130 employees (approximately pharmacists) provides a decentralized drug distribution (Pyxis) service, complete IV admixture, chemotherapy preparation services, controlled substances distribution, and clinical monitoring and interventions. Computer Prescriber Order Entry (CPOE) is used in all inpatients areas. A consultation service addressing improving pain management therapy is provided. University of Connecticut and University of St. Joseph pharmacy students complete their advanced pharmacy practice experiences in many different areas of Hartford Hospital.
Hartford Hospital is the principle training site for the program. The pediatric training site is at Connecticut Children's Medical Center while the geriatrics site is at the Jefferson House. The PGY1 residents also may teach at the University of Connecticut or University of St. Joseph Schools of Pharmacy.