Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH), a member of the Northwell Health System, is a specialized, non-profit, major tertiary teaching hospital located in New York City’s fastest-growing borough. SIUH occupies two large hospital campuses, consisting of 668 beds, plus a number of community-based health centers and labs, the hospital provides quality care to the people of Staten Island, the New York metropolitan region, and to patients from around the world.
The North Campus is located in the Dongan Hills section of Staten Island and houses the Staten Island Heart Institute, Nalitt Institute for Cancer and Blood Related Disorders, the Level1 Trauma Center and the regional Burn Center. The South Campus is located 8 miles away and houses an emergency department, critical care units, and a range of specialty programs, including geriatric psychiatry, behavioral health, and substance abuse services.
Staten Island University Hospital serves as a clinical campus for the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine allowing an interdisciplinary model for learning.
The postgraduate year one (PGY-1) pharmacy residency at Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH) is a twelve-month structured training program. The program is in the pre-candidacy phase of accreditation through American Society of Health-System Pharmacist (ASHP). The program consists of core and elective learning experiences delivered longitudinally or in 2 to 6 week rotation blocks which are tailored to each individual resident. The resident will rotate through inpatient and ambulatory care patient experiences to foster their growth as a clinician and optimize their pharmaceutical knowledge. In addition to training in direct patient care areas the resident will have the opportunity to develop leadership skills by working closely with the administrative directors of pharmacy.
The residency program is affiliated with Long Island University’s Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy. This provides residents with the unique opportunity to precept, mentor and educate pharmacy students throughout their educational careers. Residents are offered opportunities to teach at the university, as well as obtain a teaching certificate.
IT Medication Management
Longitudinal learning experiences:
Medication Use Evaluation
For more information or questions, please contact
Ashley Besignano-Long BS, PharmD, BCACP
PGY-1 Residency Program Director
The SIUH pharmacy residency program utilizes the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Services(PhORCAS) for application submission.
The following documents are required to be submitted through PhORCAS as part of our application packet:
Letter of intent
Official copy of a college transcript from a college of pharmacy
Three (3) letter of recommendation
About Staten Island University Hospital PGY-1 Residency