The Department of Pharmacy at Barnes-Jewish Hospital offers six experiential residency training programs. The goals of each program include preparing residents to provide optimal and compassionate pharmaceutical care, communicate effectively, educate themselves and others and demonstrate commitment to the profession of pharmacy. In all programs, clinical experiences are tailored to meet the needs of the individual resident and are based on past experience and future career preferences. Residents receive one-on-one instruction and guidance from a talented group of over 50 clinical pharmacy specialists and numerous other patient care pharmacists. In addition, they benefit from interacting with the outstanding faculty of the Washington University School of Medicine working in a multitude of medical school departments and with the numerous physicians in training at the medical center.
The PGY1 pharmacy residency program builds on Pharm.D. education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for PGY2 pharmacy residency training. Pharmacy residents completing this program will be able to provide optimal and compassionate pharmaceutical care in varied healthcare environments. They will be able to communicate effectively with patients and other health care professionals. These pharmacists will be able to exhibit skill in educating and assessing themselves as well as other healthcare professionals, patients, and the community on drug-related topics. They will be able to demonstrate a commitment to the profession of pharmacy through involvement and leadership skills.
2023-2024 Estimated Stipend: $50,000
2023-2024 Start Date: 7/3/2023
To apply for a residency program, residents must complete the following:
Receipt (or be in pursuit) of a Doctorate of Pharmacy from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy
Completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 pharmacy residency (PGY-2 only)
Once enrolled, residents must meet the following criteria in order to receive a certificate of completion:
Graduate from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited degree program
Obtain pharmacy licensure with medication therapy services in the state of Missouri
Remain an employee and resident in good standing, comply with all hospital policies and screening guidelines, and sign a memorandum of appointment
Achieve program-specific requirements surrounding ASHP objectives at time of Quarter 4 evaluation
Successfully complete all rotations and associated assignments
Prepare and present a formal seminar at the UHSP St. Louis College of Pharmacy annual symposium
Prepare and present three formal presentations at Friday Journal Club meetings
Complete all service components including:
Weekend staffing and level II
P & T subcommittee
Complete drug monograph/class review
Successfully plan and execute a pharmacy residency research project
Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine have ranked among the nation's best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish is the only hospital in the St. Louis region to be recognized among the best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
Barnes-Jewish was ranked in 11 data-driven specialties and received the highest rating in all 16 common care procedures.
In addition to being the best hospital in St. Louis and the only hospital ranked by U.S. News in Missouri, Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the recipient of additional awards and designations. These include Magnet Hospital, Level I Trauma Center, Top-five Highly Prepared Trauma Center, Comprehensive Cancer, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, National Cancer Institute “exceptional” Rating, and Leader in LGBTQ Health Care Equality.