PGY-1 Residency

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a diverse range of conditions.

Graduates of the residency program will be eligible for board certification and postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.

2019 Pharmacy Residents
2019 Pharmacy Residents

Rotational Experiences

The following core rotations are required (4 weeks each):

  • Orientation and Central Pharmacy Training
  • Infectious Diseases
  • 2 Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
    • ICU #1 (Cardiology or Medical)
    • ICU #2 (Neurology, Surgical or Cardiothoracic Surgery)
  • Internal Medicine
  • Leadership
  • Pain Management
  • Research

Elective experiences can be selected from the following categories depending upon availability (4 weeks each) - choice of 4:

  • Academia
  • Additional ICU
  • Ambulatory Oncology
  • Anticoagulation
  • Center for Anti-Infective Research Development
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Oncology
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Primary Care
  • Solid Organ Transplant
  • Toxicology
  • Transitions of Care

Longitudinal Experiences (required):

  • Central Pharmacist (Staffing) Service
  • Journal of Connecticut Medicine Article
  • Continuing Education Presentation
  • Medication Use Evaluation (MUE) and Drug Monograph
  • Teaching and Learning Certificate Program