The focus of the residency program at Pennsylvania Hospital is developing a core skill set in drug information and literature evaluation, pharmacotherapy evaluation and management, interdisciplinary team effectiveness, presentation development and delivery, and direct patient care. Core rotations are precepted by a clinical specialist in that area and include general medicine, critical care, infectious diseases, anticoagulation, ambulatory care, and pharmacy management. Teaching opportunities include patient education, a teaching certificate through Temple University School of Pharmacy, providing in services, precepting students, and participating in regular journal club sessions.
A strong academic record and demonstrate a desire for professional accomplishment.
Graduated from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy with a Pharm.D. degree by the start of the residency year.
Entry-level knowledge and skills equivalent to that which would be expected of a recent doctor of pharmacy or other appropriate advanced degree candidate.
Eligibility for licensure as a pharmacist in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania hospital is part of one of the most highly esteemed health systems in the country. Penn Medicine has been awarded several national healthcare quality awards and we seek employees who are engaged and excited by our mission of continued service, excellence and on-going professional development. As the first hospital in the country, Pennsylvania Hospital has invented, and continues to reinvent, hospital practice as we know it. Pennsylvania Hospital is a 520-bed acute care facility that provides a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic medical services and functions as a major teaching and clinical research institution. The hospital was founded in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond.