Residency Program Requirements

The PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare is an ASHP-accredited program. The program is a 12-month post-graduate training program geared to provide in-depth experiences in the following pharmacy areas: ambulatory, internal medicine, acute care, management, research, academia, cardiology and oncology. The curriculum provides the resident with a multitude of opportunities to become strong in pharmaceutical care, pharmacotherapy, and pharmacy leadership.

Program Specifics

Positions available: Three
Annual Stipend: $42,500 (once licensed as a pharmacist in the State of Florida)
Benefits: health insurance, sick leave, paid vacation, and professional travel reimbursement

Basic Requirements

  • The applicant must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (PharmD) from an ACPE-accredited college or school of pharmacy.
  • All residents are required to be licensed pharmacist in the state of Florida by July 1.

Required Residency Activities

The resident will be required to complete and participate in all of the following (not all-inclusive):

  • Quality/Research Project
    • Design methodology, conduct research, and analyze data related to pharmacy relevant topic
    • Prepare a manuscript suitable for publication
    • Attend and present research project at the regional residency conference
  • Medication Utilization Evaluation
    • Present at the appropriate medical staff committee meeting
  • Formulary Review
    • Presented to the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee
  • Education
    • Present a one hour continuing education program to the Capital Society of Health-System Pharmacists
    • Lecture to P2 or P3 students at the College of Pharmacy
  • Attend the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition
  • Complete weekend and evening staffing
  • Participate in required committee and staff meetings