PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice

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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 has been accredited since 1984 and build on previous education and experience. It 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 if you have an interest in a certain area of practice.

The University of Mississippi Medical Center includes a 722-bed tertiary care hospital near downtown Jackson and serving the entire state of Mississippi as the largest diagnostic, treatment and referral care system in the state. UMMC offers the only Level 1 trauma center, the only Level 4 neonatal intensive care nursery, and the only organ transplant programs in the state, in addition to Batson Children's Hospital, Mississippi's only hospital solely dedicated to caring for children. It is the only teaching hospital in the state and boasts a 100-bed ICU tower.

Required rotations

  • Inpatient internal medicine
  • Critical care
  • Pediatrics

Elective rotations

  • Academia
  • Cardiology
  • Adult and pediatric hematology/oncology
  • Bone marrow transplant
  • Emergency medicine
  • Infectious disease
  • Nephrology
  • Nutrition support
  • Operating room
  • Practice management
  • Solid organ transplant
  • Women’s health

Longitudinal experiences

  • Anticoagulation
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Heart failure
  • Hypertension
  • Med/Peds
  • Transplant
  • Poison Control Center


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