Department of Pharmacy Residencies

Department Residencies

Programs/rotations

  • PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice
    The PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice residency is a 12-month postgraduate ASHP-accredited program that provides a structured, directed and professional learning experience. The program builds on previous education and experience and is directed toward developing a generalist expert knowledge and skills in pharmacotherapy management. Patient care services include patient education, drug information and direct patient care activities. The program structure allows for a focused approach to the training, particularly in Ambulatory Care, Pediatrics and Critical Care if the resident has an interest in a certain area of practice. UMMC's residency programs instill the philosophy that pharmacists are responsible and accountable for medication therapy outcomes. The program is flexible and allows the resident to pursue individual interests and goals. There will be required learning experiences in each focus selected with a wide variety of electives.
  • PGY-2 Infectious Diseases
    This residency is a 12-month ASHP- accredited postgraduate program that builds upon the experiences in a PGY-1 residency with a focus in infectious diseases. The resident will maintain an active practice in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases. Patient care services will be provided for both inpatient and outpatient clients to ensure continuity of care. 
  • PGY-2 Critical Care
    This residency is a 12-month postagraduate program currently in precandidate status. The residency is designed to develop advanced skills necessary to provide confident and competent pharmaceutical care to critically patients and to develop skills necessary to participate in the education of current and future healthcare professionals. The residency includes learning experiences in surgical, medical, cardiac and neuroscience intensive care and other related specialties.

The resident will work closely with the program director who will coordinate practice and research activities, monitor progress and mentor the resident.

Additional pharmacy residency programs are offered by the UM School of Pharmacy on the UMMC campus,