Hartford Hospital Pharmacy Department

Hartford Hospital is a 938-bed regional referral center that provides high-quality care in all clinical disciplines. The hospital offers five PGY1 residencies, one PGY2 residency, and one PGY1/2 in HSPAL.

Lynette Badu working in central pharmacy

Working in the central pharmacy

The Department of Pharmacy Services at Hartford Hospital provides 24-hour comprehensive pharmaceutical services. The present staff of more than 130 employees (approximately 72 pharmacists) provides a decentralized drug distribution (Pyxis) service, complete IV admixture, chemotherapy preparation services, controlled substances distribution, and clinical monitoring and interventions. Computer Prescriber Order Entry (CPOE) is used in all inpatients areas. A consultation service addressing improving pain management therapy is provided. University of Connecticut, University of St. Joseph, University of Rhode Island, and Western New England pharmacy students complete their advanced pharmacy practice experiences in many different areas of Hartford Hospital.

Hartford Hospital is the principle training site for the program. The pediatric training site is at Connecticut Children's Medical Center while the geriatrics site is at the Jefferson House. The PGY1 residents also may teach at the University of Connecticut or University of St. Joseph Schools of Pharmacy.