Residency training at Canton-Potsdam Hospital will prepare today’s pharmacists for the complexities of tomorrow’s patients. The PGY-1 pharmacy residency is a 12-month program designed to engage pharmacists in a clinically diverse environment, where they can gather skills in a variety of pharmacy practice areas. It will be expected upon completion of the pharmacy residency that each pharmacy resident will possess a skill set not limited to the improvement of patient safety, but the advancement of one’s clinical and ethical ability as a general clinical practitioner in an acute care setting.
Completion of a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE accredited pharmacy school.
About Canton-Potsdam Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
Canton-Potsdam is a not-for-profit community healthcare facility certified for 94 beds. Its core programs in emergency medicine, acute care, hospitalist medicine, and critical care are supplemented by outpatient health services in Brasher Falls, Canton, Colton, Gouverneur, Massena, Norfolk, and Potsdam, NY, and by specialist care in over 25 different specialties, including a robust orthopedic surgery and sports medicine program and the Center for Cancer Care. Level III Trauma Care and a Critical Care Unit are also available at CPH.
CPH operates in affiliation with Gouverneur Hospital in Gouverneur, NY and Massena Hospital in Massena, NY, under the umbrella of St. Lawrence Health and as an affiliate of Rochester Regional Health.