Baystate Medical Center, in affiliation with MCPHS-University (Worcester campus), offers the PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program with a purpose to build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to develop community-based pharmacist practitioners with diverse patient care, leadership, and education skills who are eligible to pursue advanced training opportunities including postgraduate year two (PGY2) residencies and professional certifications. Focused training includes inpatient acute care medicine (Internal Medicine and Acute Heart Failure), Ambulatory Care Pharmacotherapy Clinics, Specialty Pharmacy, Academia, Transitions of Care, and Outpatient Pharmacy Services.Within several miles of Baystate Medical Center, the resident will have learning experiences in ambulatory care and geriatrics at Baystate owned Community Health Centers and at our Specialty Pharmacy.
Applications must be submitted through PhoRCAS. 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. In addition, please complete and upload 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 Community Pharmacy Residency
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.