Corewell Health Grand Rapids Hospitals is our tertiary care medical center in Grand Rapids, Michigan and is a level one adult and pediatric trauma center comprised of three teaching hospitals- Butterworth Hospital, Blodgett Hospital, and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.
Number of positions: 6
The purpose of the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at Corewell Health Grand Rapids Hospitals is to build upon the doctor of pharmacy education to contribute to the development of independent clinical pharmacists. Core rotation experiences occur in ambulatory care, critical care, antimicrobial stewardship, internal medicine, management, and pediatrics. The program is flexible to allow individuals to pursue elective rotations in specialized areas, such as emergency medicine, transplant, informatics, and oncology. Additional skills are developed through Pharmacy Grand Rounds presentations, completion of a Pharmacy Research Seminar series, and participation in the Pharmacy Education Development and Lecture Series teaching certificate program. Additional requirements include ACLS certification, medical emergency response, and a medication use evaluation. Residents are offered the unique opportunity to staff in the adult or pediatric ICU, emergency department, or inpatient pharmacy. Upon completion of the program, residents will be well equipped to pursue board certification and post-graduate year two residency training.
Qualified applicants are graduates of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited degree program (or one in process of pursuing accreditation) or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). At minimum, the program must be a five-year pharmacy degree program. Applicants must be eligible for licensure to practice pharmacy in the state of Michigan within 90 days of hire.
All pharmacy residency applications will be accepted through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS).
Corewell Health is a nationally recognized health system with an ambitious vision of continued advancement and excellence. Our Grand Rapids Hospitals include Blodgett Hospital, a level one trauma center at Butterworth Hospital, and a dedicated pediatric hospital at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital. Additionally, our patients and community are supported with numerous primary and specialty care clinics in and around Grand Rapids, Michigan. Formerly known as Spectrum Health, our new name signals our bold commitment to health and wellness. At our core, we are here to help people be well so they can live their healthiest life possible. As a system, we share commitments to each other and our communities to improve health which include achieving health equity and sustainability.