The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program is a directed experience in hospital practice and general pharmacotherapy. The MGH PGY1 program prepares individuals to practice as a clinical generalist or to pursue clinical specialty training through a variety of PGY2 residencies. Our mission is to provide a dynamic, goal-oriented environment to develop a well-rounded clinical expert, educator and leader, and to assure each resident is thoroughly trained in the provision of individualized direct patient care, clinical and didactic teaching, practice-based research, and patient-centric pharmacy leadership.
The Pharmacy Residency Programs at Massachusetts General Hospital are committed to adhering to the accreditation standards set forth by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. We take pride in placing every residents’ objectives at the center of their training, thereby enabling them to excel as clinicians in a variety of career paths.
Applicants for PGY1 program must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree and be eligible for immediate licensure by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy. Previous experience in pharmacy practice, a sound academic record and other scholarly and leadership activities are also important considerations.
Applications for all programs should be submitted via PhORCAS and must include:
Formal Letter of Intent
Official pharmacy school transcripts and undergraduate transcripts (if applicable)
Three standardized references completed via PhORCAS
Two should be from someone who can comment on the candidate's ability to interact with patients/healthcare team. Candidates should encourage their references to provide as much commentary as possible, as this will weigh heavily in our decision to offer an on-site interview
The deadline for receipt of a completed PhORCAS application is December 31. After applications are reviewed, qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule a virtual interview.
The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Programs at Mass General participates in the ASHP Resident Matching Program.
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