The residency experience is designed to provide the knowledge, abilities, experience, attitude, and critical thinking skills necessary to become a leader in health system pharmacy practice. The program allows the resident to develop practice skills in a number of areas including general medicine, infectious disease, critical care, emergency medicine, nephrology, cardiovascular recovery unit, cardiology, and management. As a result of this commitment, Missouri Baptist Medical Center has been ranked one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters as part of it's annual study. Missouri Baptist was the only St. Louis Hospital to receive this award. US News and World Report ranked MBMC # 2 of best regional hospitals since 2013.