The Hackensack University Medical Center Post Graduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency Program is an American Society of Health System Pharmacists accredited 12 month program. The PGY1 pharmacy residency program build on the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions.
All learning experiences are one month unless otherwise noted. Required rotations include Orientation, Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Critical Care (options include Medical Intensive Care Unit/Coronary Care Unit or Surgical Intensive Care Unit) and Practice Management (a 2 week experience).
Elective rotations are available in Emergency Medicine, Oncology (options include Lymphoma, Leukemia, Inpatient Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapies, Outpatient Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant and Cellular Therapies), Solid Organ Transplant, Psychiatry, General Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Neonatal Intensive Care, Pediatric Intensive Care, Transitions of Care, or taking an additional learning experience in a required area to develop further expertise
HIV Outreach Clinic: this is a 5 month longitudinal experience. The resident will gain knowledge of HIV medications and experience in writing notes and counseling patients on medication adherence. The resident attends clinic for 4 hours each week.
Inpatient anticoagulation monitoring: this is a 5 month longitudinal experience. The resident will develop his/her clinical skills and provide optimal pharmacotherapeutic care to inpatients requiring anticoagulation with parenteral (excluding heparin) and direct-acting oral anticoagulants.
Pharm.D. from an ACPE accredited school/college. Eligibility for licensure in the State of New Jersey, academic transcripts, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, and a letter of intent.