The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program builds on pharmacy education and outcomes 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 eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program with an emphasis in Ambulatory Care delivers organized postgraduate training designed to accommodate the needs of individual residents. Over the course of twelve months, the resident will develop expert skills and competency in providing pharmaceutical care to a variety of patient populations. LRH PGY1 residency programs strive to provide flexibility in order to tailor the experience to the resident’s interests through a variety of rotational experiences. Residents will obtain professional confidence and leadership skills by being actively involved in the multidisciplinary care of patients.
The PGY1 program is comprised of a vast range of learning experiences including ten required rotations, two elective rotations, and various longitudinal experiences.
Ambulatory Care I & II Emergency Medicine Infectious Diseases Internal Medicine Orientation (2 weeks) Pain Management Pharmacotherapy (2 weeks) Practice Management Research Transitions of Care
Ambulatory Care III Emergency Medicine II Hematology / Oncology Infectious Diseases II Informatics Internal Medicine II Medical Critical Care Pain Management II Pediatrics Psychiatry Transitions of Care II
Code Response (BLS and ACLS certification)
Hospital Pharmacy Practice (staffing; every 4th weekend, one major and one minor holiday)
Medication Use Evaluation (poster presentation at ASHP Midyear)
Lakeland Regional Health Systems, Inc. includes Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center, an 864-bed, not-for-profit hospital with more than 5,500 employees and an active medical staff of nearly 800 physicians. With 188,000 patient days, almost 3,000 births and 42,000 patient admissions each year, Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center is one of the largest hospitals in Florida.