The Baystate Medical Center PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program purpose is to build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) 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. The Baystate Medical Center PGY1 Residency Program is designed in accordance with the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists Accreditation Standard for PGY1 pharmacy residency programs. Residents (over the 12 month program) will be expected to meet goals and objectives associated with the four required competency areas of a PGY1 pharmacy residency program. Core learning experiences include Internal Medicine, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Adult Critical Care, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Emergency Medicine. Elective learning experiences include repeating any core rotation, Academia, Hematology/Oncology, Infectious Disease/Consult Service, Pediatric Critical Care, Renal Transplant and Geriatrics. Longitudinal experiences include Inpatient Pharmacy Services, Pharmacy Administration, Ambulatory Clinics and Education/Academia. Our affiliations with MCPHS University (Worcester Campus) and Western New England University will provide classroom teaching experiences as well as opportunities to precept pharmacy students on advanced clinical rotations. The New England Postgraduate Pharmacy and Teaching Learning Seminar Program is offered to our pharmacy residents through cooperation with MCPHS University, Worcester, MA.
The Baystate PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program participates in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Resident Matching Program. Visit www.ASHP.org for more information. The BMC PGY1 pharmacy residency program has 5 positions available for 2020-2021. Submit applications through PhORCAS. The NMS program number for Baystate Medical Center's PGY1 Pharmacy residency is 161413. Applications close January 2, 2020. All PhORCAS applications must include the following: College of Pharmacy transcript; 3 references completed using the PhORCAS reference form; Letter of Intent and Curriculum Vitae. An additional required application part is the completion and upload of the Applicant's Questionnaire for Pharmacy Residents to your PhORCAS application found on the Baystate PGY1 pharmacy residency web site: https://www.baystatehealth.org/-/media/files/residencies/applicantquestionnaire.pdf?la=en The requirements for acceptance include: eligibility for pharmacist licensure in Massachusetts, Pharm.D. degree, completed online PhORCAS application submitted by deadline.
About Baystate Medical Center PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
Baystate Medical Center (BMC), in Springfield, Massachusetts, is an academic, research, and teaching hospital that serves as a training site of University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate. BMC is a 716-bed facility with 57 bassinets. It is the region's only Level 1 trauma center and pediatric trauma center. Baystate Medical Center is the flagship hospital in Baystate Health which is a four hospital health care system. The Baystate Health pharmacy residency programs are affiliated with MCPHS University- Worcester Campus and Western New England University.