The AAMC Pharmacy will welcome its third class of pharmacy residents to the PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Program in July 2020; two (2) PGY1 Resident positions are offered. The 12-month candidate ASHP PGY1 program is designed to prepare pharmacists for general and specialized clinical pharmacy practice. Individuals completing the program will be able to provide direct patient care in a broad range of both inpatient and outpatient clinical practice settings.
Pharmacy experiential settings include:
Acute Inpatient Care, Women’s and Children’s Pharmacy, Anticoagulation Clinic, Outpatient Infusion Center Pharmacy and Ambulatory Primary Care Pharmacy Services. These expanded services provide many opportunities to gain experience within a variety of therapeutic areas including intensive care, internal medicine, pharmacotherapy, oncology, infectious disease, and pediatrics.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:
PharmD from an accredited college of pharmacy
Licensed or eligible for Pharmacist Licensure in Maryland
Maryland licensure to be obtained within 60 days of the start date; Maximum 90 days.
Application documents submitted via ASHP Matching Program by December 31, 2019, to include:
Letter of intent/personal statement
Transcripts from pharmacy school (undergraduate transcripts not required)
Three professional references
Available to begin program on July 1, 2020.
Applicants will be informed of: "Requirements for Successful Completion of Residency."
Additional Learning Activities
Design and complete a medication use evaluation
Design and complete a residency research project
Present continuing education seminar to the pharmacy staff
Present journal clubs and other presentations to students and pharmacy staff
Participate in Adult Code Blue coverage
Participate in the clinical pharmacy services on-call coverage
Participate in staffing and providing clinical pharmacy services as scheduled
Participate in precepting pharmacy students
Participate in Maryland’s monthly residency development and professional networking program
Attend and present at the Eastern States Pharmacy Residency Conference
Attend the ASHP Midyear Clinical meeting
An optional teaching certificate program is available in collaboration with the Shenandoah University.
4 hours during the week in the evening
Every 3rd weekend shift (8 hours each on Saturday and Sunday), beginning in August and continuing every 3rd weekend
2 Holiday shifts (8 hours; 1 major, 1 minor)
16 on-call shifts, consultative via telephone during the night shift
About PGY1 Pharmacy Resident - Anne Arundel Medical Center
Founded in 1902, Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) includes a 425 bed not-for-profit hospital, a medical group, imaging services, a substance use treatment center, and other health enterprises. AAMC is nationally recognized for its joint replacement center, emergency heart attack response, and cancer care. A leader in women’s services, AAMC ranks second in Maryland for number of births annually and has a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. An Open-heart surgical program is planned to open in April 2020. With more than 1,100 medical staff members, 4,700 employees and 750 volunteers, AAMC consistently receives awards for quality, patient satisfaction and innovation. The medical center is centrally located in beautiful Annapolis, MD, often referred to as the “Sailing Capital of the World.”