The PGY-1 residency program at South Miami Hospital is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. The program is designed to further skills in the areas of critical care, emergency medicine, infectious diseases, internal medicine and neonatology. During this training, residents will have the opportunity to co-precept Doctor of Pharmacy candidates from various pharmacy schools and obtain a teaching certificate through Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy (live) or the University of Connecticut (online).
The residency builds on previous education/experience and is geared towards developing expert knowledge and skills in managing medication-use systems and optimizing drug therapy. The program is designed to train the resident with the competencies that enable attainment of PGY-2 specialty residency training, if desired, and/or board certification as a pharmacotherapy specialist, as well as a respected position in the field of pharmacy.
Candidates must possess a Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy and Florida licensure (or eligible). Residency candidates must submit a Curriculum Vitae, official transcripts, a letter of intent, and three letters of recommendation using the standard reference recommendation forms in PhORCAS™. Candidates must participate in the Resident Matching Program.
About Baptist Health South Florida Residency Programs
With more than 1.5 million patient visits every year from the Florida Keys to Palm Beach County, Baptist Health demonstrates a commitment to clinical and service excellence. Patients and their families from around the world travel to South Florida to receive expert care from the Baptist Health team. With approximately 23,000 employees and more than 4,000 physicians in virtually all specialties – many with national and international reputations – Baptist Health is South Florida’s world-class healthcare organization. A culture of quality and dedication is instilled into every member of the Baptist Health family.