Baystate Medical Center, in affiliation with MCPHS-University (Worcester campus), offers the PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program with a purpose to build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to develop community-based pharmacist practitioners with diverse patient care, leadership, and education skills who are eligible to pursue advanced training opportunities including postgraduate year two (PGY2) residencies and professional certifications. Focused training includes inpatient acute care medicine (Internal Medicine and Acute Heart Failure), Ambulatory Care Pharmacotherapy Clinics, Specialty Pharmacy, Academia, Transitions of Care, and Outpatient Pharmacy Services.Within several miles of Baystate Medical Center, the resident will have learning experiences in ambulatory care and geriatrics at Baystate owned Community Health Centers and at our Specialty Pharmacy.
Applications must be submitted through PhoRCAS. All PhORCAS applications must include the following: College of Pharmacy transcript; 3 references completed using the PhORCAS reference form; Letter of Intent and Curriculum Vitae. In addition, please complete and upload the Applicant's Questionnaire for Pharmacy Residents to your PhORCAS application found on the Baystate PGY1 pharmacy residency web site: https://www.baystatehealth.org/-/media/files/residencies/applicantquestionnaire.pdf?la=en The requirements for acceptance include: eligibility for pharmacist licensure in Massachusetts, Pharm.D. degree, completed online PhORCAS application submitted by deadline.
About Baystate Medical Center PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency
Baystate Medical Center (BMC) in Springfield, Massachusetts is an independent academic medical center and the regional campus of the University of Massachusetts Medical School- Baystate. BMC is a 716-bed facility and serves as the region's only Level 1 trauma center and pediatric trauma center. BMC is a major referral hospital, providing the highest level of care for oncology, cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, neurology, gastroenterology and other disease states. Baystate Children's Hospital is a 110 bed and 57 bassinette hospital located within Baystate Medical Center. Baystate Children's Hospital is the only accredited full-service children's hospital in Western Massachusetts and provides primary and advanced medical care to infants, children, adolescents and their families. Baystate Medical Center is the flagship hospital within Baystate Health, a five-hospital health care system in Western Massachusetts.