East Alabama Health (EAH), principally located in Opelika, AL, is a 314-bed acute care regional referral center that includes a level III trauma center, medical/surgical ICU, cardiovascular ICU, and level III NICU. EAH's Spencer Cancer Center is located nearby offering state-of-the-art chemotherapy and radiation therapy for patients.
EAH offers PGY1 pharmacy residency positions for three (3) residents. The residency has six core rotations and several elective rotations (see below). We are a flexible program and encourage our residents to challenge themselves, giving them opportunities to delve further into their areas of interest to better prepare them for PGY2 positions or entry into hospital pharmacy.
Orientation, Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, Critical Care, Administration/Leadership (longitudinal), and Internal Medicine Residency Clinic (longitudinal)
Academia, Ambulatory Care, Critical Care II/Nutrition, Emergency Medicine, HIV/AIDS, Internal Medicine Rounding Service, ID II/Antimicrobial Stewardship, Oncology, Pediatrics, Rheumatology
Every third weekend, and one weeknight (M,T, or W, 1700 - 2100)
Research project (flipped model), MUE, performance improvement project, and P&T presentation
ASHP Midyear Conference poster, Grand Rounds presentation to VCOM Medical Students/Faculty, and regional residency conferences - Alabama Residency Conference and Southeastern Residency Conference
Teaching and Learning Certificate through our affiliation with Auburn University
The applicant must possess a Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE accredited college or school of Pharmacy and be eligible for licensure in Alabama. All applications must be submitted through PhORCAS (Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application System).
The applicant must submit the following:
Completed application utilizing PHORCAS
Current Curriculum vitae
Personal Statement/Letter of Intent
Official transcript from college or school of pharmacy
Three letters of recommendation (clinical references preferred)
Personal photograph (passport or identification quality)
ASHP National Matching Service Number
Applications are accepted through PHORCAS and must be received on or prior to January 2, 2023. Visit: www.ashp.org/phorcas.
One must prove competence in both spoken and written English language. We do not sponsor visas, therefore applicant must prove ability to get visa if needed.
East Alabama Health (EAH) is a community not-for-profit hospital comprised of East Alabama Medical Center (EAMC) and Spencer Cancer Center in Opelika, AL, EAH Free-Standing Emergency Department in Auburn, AL, and EAMC - Lanier in Valley, AL. The main campus, EAMC, is a 314 bed acute care regional referral center with a Level III trauma center, medical-surgical ICU, cardiovascular ICU, and Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Our mission: high quality, compassionate health care.