Founded in 1961, University Hospitals Parma Medical Center is a 332-bed acute care, teaching facility located in Cleveland’s largest suburb, Parma. UH Parma Medical Center is part of University Hospitals, one of the nation’s leading health care systems, providing high-quality, patient-centered medical care at locations throughout Northeast Ohio. UH Parma Medical Center is committed to providing personalized health care in a friendly, healing environment, offering comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 specialties. UH Parma Medical Center includes a nine-floor acute care hospital, four medical buildings and several satellite facilities. In line with UH’s mission To Heal. To Teach. To Discover., UH Parma Medical Center hosts a medical residency training program for internal medicine and family practice.
The UH Parma Medical Center Department of Pharmacy operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide a full range of pharmacy services including medication dispensing, distribution, sterile product preparation, drug information and monitoring of drug therapy. The pharmacy department services approximately 224 inpatient beds, a 39-bed emergency department (adult and pediatric), anticoagulation clinic, UH Seidman Cancer Center and hospice program. An electronic medical record supports computerized physician order entry, and automated dispensing cabinets are utilized for medication storage and drug distribution.
The UH Parma Medical Center PGY1 Pharmacy Residency will graduate highly skilled pharmacists with the experience and tools necessary to provide evidence-based, patient-centered, quality care. Program graduates will be competent and compassionate members of the interdisciplinary health care team, exhibiting a high level of professionalism while contributing to the pharmacy profession.
Graduates of accredited Colleges of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and eligible for licensure in the state of Ohio may submit the following materials via PhORCAS to the program director for consideration for residency program admission:
Letter of Intent
Three Letters of Reference
Official College Transcripts
About University Hospitals Parma Medical Center PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
University Hospitals is a 1032-bed tertiary medical center located in northeast Ohio and is an affiliate of Case Western Reserve University. Included in UH are University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, among the nation’s best children’s hospitals; University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, part of National Cancer Institute-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University (the nation's highest designation); and University Hospitals MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women.More than 24,000 physicians and employees constitute University Hospitals and its partnership hospitals, ranking it Northeast Ohio’s second largest private sector employer. UH performs more than 4.5 million outpatient procedures and nearly 63,000 inpatient discharges annually.