Mercy Hospital Springfield PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
Mercy Hospital Springfield
Location: Springfield, Missouri
Pharmacy Practice Residency Program
12-month ASHP accredited PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency
Start date: 6/25/2023
The Mercy Springfield Hospital Pharmacy Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) residency program builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy education and outcomes to contribute to the development of a clinical pharmacist responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
Graduates of the Mercy Springfield Hospital PGY1 program will be prepared to assume positions as patient care clinicians, to serve as adjunct faculty for a college of pharmacy, to pursue second year post-graduate training in a focused area of practice, and be eligible for board certification.
The Mercy Hospital Springfield PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency was started in 2007 graduating one resident per year. In 2016, the program expanded to three residents per year. The program is constantly growing and evolving to meet the needs of the residents. In 2021, Mercy Springfield welcomed its first PGY-2 resident in Ambulatory Care and expanded to include a PGY-2 critical care resident in 2022.
About Mercy Hospital Springfield
Founded in 1891
Total Beds: 947 licensed
Average Daily Census: approximately 500 patients
ICU Beds: 83 (adult)
Pediatric Beds: 42 (12 PICU)
Neonatal ICU Beds: 50
Annual ED Visits: over 80,000
Level I Trauma Center for Adults
Burn Center for Adults
Nationally-Certified Stroke Center
ECMO Therapy Center
Level II Pediatric Trauma Center
Level IIIB Neonatal ICU
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Affiliate Clinic
Mercy Co-worker Benefits
Residents are eligible for health, dental, and vision insurance starting on their first day of work. Other benefits include paid time off and travel stipends for the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Missouri Society of Health System Pharmacy Meeting, Missouri Legislative Day and Midwest Pharmacy Residency Conference. Learn more about co-worker benefits at Mercy.
Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems for four consecutive years (2016 - 2019) by IBM Watson Health, serves millions annually. Mercy includes more than 40 acute care, managed and specialty(heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, 900 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 45,000 co-workers and 2,400 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has clinics, outpatient services and outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. In addition, Mercy's IT division, Mercy Technology Services, and Mercy Virtual commercially serve providers and patients from coast to coast.
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1891, our 886-bed Springfield hospital and the surrounding critical access hospitals and physician clinics serve people throughout southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas. We are home to a Missouri and Arkansas designated Level I Trauma Center & Burn Center, Life Line air ambulance service, a dedicated Children’s Hospital, Cancer Center, Level III Neonatal ICU, Heart Institute, and a nationally-certified Stroke Center.
Mercy Hospital Springfield is known for its unique combination of leadin...g-edge health care provided by a compassionate team. We’re dedicated to carrying out Christ's healing ministry and continuing a tradition of healing that's more than 120 years old. Our common goal is to provide high-quality care and an experience that is easier and more personal. You can count on us to focus on innovation, safety, and patient satisfaction. Mercy participates in innovative payment models through their Accountable Care Organization structure.