The purpose of the PGY1 Community Residency Program is to build upon the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) 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.
This is a 12-month post-graduate training which focuses on clinical management of a full range of disease states in specialty pharmacy along with the complex process of medication access to specialty medications. Rotations are designed to ensure experience is gained with the ability to initiate therapy as well as follow patients with chronic disease forward in time as a member of the longitudinal healthcare team. Clinical knowledge needed to obtain professional certification within the practice specialty is provided as are skills to conduct research independently and assess and enhance specialty pharmacy services.
Application deadline is 12/31/2020 for the 2021-2022 residency year. Apply through the ASHP PhORCAS system.
Eligibility and application requirements: Graduate of an accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program, CV, Letter of Intent, three letters of recommendation (minimum of two letters from clinical preceptors), transcripts for pharmacy coursework, obtain licensure in Tennessee by July 31, 2021. Pharmacist Immunization Delivery Certification preferred.
About PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency at Vanderbilt Specialty Pharmacy
PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency at Vanderbilt Specialty Pharmacy