Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a twelve-month program designed to build on Doctor of Pharmacy education 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 for PGY2 pharmacy residency training.
Our program is committed to providing residents with the skills and knowledge required to become capable, well-rounded pharmacists by providing experience in:
Provision of pharmaceutical care on teaching and non-teaching services, including internal medicine, critical care, infectious diseases, and emergency medicine.
Development of precepting and teaching skills by co-precepting students on rotations, providing education to pharmacy staff and other members of the care team, and participating in a teaching certificate program.
Practice management activities to increase knowledge of the role of pharmacy in the broader provision of hospital care
Number of Positions: 2
Orientation (6 weeks)
Critical Care (6 weeks)
Emergency Medicine (6 weeks)
Infectious Diseases (6 weeks)
Internal Medicine I (6 weeks)
Internal Medicine II – Teaching Focus (6 weeks)
Pharmacy Administration (4 weeks)
Elective Rotations (Choose 2)
Sterile Compounding (4 weeks)
Pharmacy Informatics (4 weeks)
Medication Safety (4 weeks)
Drug Use Policy at the Mass General Brigham Center for Drug Policy (4 weeks)
Repeat a core rotation
Others upon discussion (pending preceptor availability)
Pharmacy Staffing/Operations: every other weekend, holiday coverage (one major holiday, two minor holidays)
Medical Emergency Response
Teaching Certificate with Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences – Worcester
Admission to the residency program is available to PharmD graduates of Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited colleges of pharmacy who are eligible for Massachusetts pharmacist licensure. If not licensed prior to the first day of the residency year (July 1, 2024), a Massachusetts pharmacy intern license is required until pharmacist licensure is obtained. All applicants must participate in the ASHP Residency Matching Program.
To be considered, the electronic residency application should be completed using ASHP PhORCAS, including:
Letter of intent stating goals and interests
Official pharmacy school transcripts
Three completed standard references (at least one from a direct patient care clinical preceptor is preferred)
Interview by invitation
All application materials must be received via PhORCAS by January 5, 2024 to be considered for an interview.
Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, a member of Mass General Brigham, is a 171-bed non-profit community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA, that provides a range of medical, surgical, and psychiatric services.