Sumner Regional Medical Center’s Postgraduate Year One (PGY-1) Residency Program is a one year hospital-based program designed to prepare well trained clinical pharmacists for generalized clinical pharmacy practice. Each resident will be able to optimize the outcomes of our patients, support our health-system’s recruitment needs, and advance the profession of pharmacy.
We offer a community based environment that affords the opportunity for more personal learning experiences. Practice experiences include pharmacy practice, internal medicine, antimicrobial stewardship, critical care, emergency medicine, transitions of care, management, anticoagulation, along with preparation of a project and committee involvement. Our strong relationship with local colleges of Pharmacy provides ample opportunity for precepting and allows the resident to pursue a Teaching Certificate from Lipscomb University if interested. Upon completion of the program, residents are awarded a residency certificate. The PGY1 pharmacy residency program conducted by Sumner Regional Medical Center is accredited by ASHP.
Benefits: Educational leave, paid time off, sick leave, travel allowance to attend ASHP Midyear Meeting and MidSouth Pharmacy Residents Conference, full health benefits, free parking.
Special Features: Sumner Regional Medical Center is a community hospital that is part of the larger family of Lifepoint Health. SRMC provides comprehensive services to a diverse patient population. Gallatin is very close to Nashville, TN which is home to an expansive healthcare industry, and is known for a thriving music scene, college and professional sports, restaurants, and much more.
ASHP Code: 54061
NMS Code: 255713
Requirement for Consideration of Application Include:
Pharm.D. degree eligible from ACPE accredited College of Pharmacy
Eligibility for Licensure in the state of TN
Letter of Intent/Personal Statement
3 Letters of Recommendation (primarily from clinical preceptors or faculty)
Pharmacy School Transcripts (official)
About Sumner Regional Medical Center PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency
Sumner Regional Medical Center is a 167 bed community hospital located in Gallatin, TN just 30 minutes northeast of Nashville, TN. SRMC provides quality care in numerous areas, including emergency medicine, cardiac care, same-day surgery, orthopedics, diagnostics, women's health, internal medicine, and rehabilitation services. SRMC is an Accredited Chest Pain and Stroke Center and a Level 3 Trauma Center. We are a comprehensive health care leader in the community with over 1,000 employees and 300 physicians.