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Pharmacy Residency Program at Jewish Hospital

Jewish Hospital's PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program

Jewish Hospital's Post Graduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency Program will build on the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of a clinical pharmacist responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. 

Program Description

The Jewish Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program prepares pharmacists to assume clinical pharmacy and pharmacy management positions and/or responsibilities. Such responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Disease state management
  • Interdisciplinary patient care
  • Drug policy development & implementation
  • Education of pharmacy students, pharmacy residents, patients and health care providers

Residents will assume the role of a clinical pharmacist with appropriate instruction, modeling, coaching and facilitating to provide a wide variety of direct patient care, policy development, practice research, practice management and drug information delivery activities. Strengths of the program include certified clinical pharmacists and college of pharmacy faculty practicing in various clinical specialties (e.g. infectious disease, solid organ transplant, cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, ambulatory care), as well as management, evidence based medicine, medication use policy and teaching.

Jewish Hospital provides a robust and comprehensive pharmacy training environment where residents can learn and interact with community-based physicians, along with University of Louisville physicians and faculty. Frazier Rehab Institute, Jewish Hospital and other Kentucky One facilities deliver a breadth and inclusive training environment.

The residency program is structured to facilitate the professional growth of each resident through achievement of the following desired program competencies:

  1. Patient care
  2. Advancing practice and improving patient care
  3. Leadership and management
  4. Teaching, education and dissemination of knowledge
  5. Pharmacy research

The residency program is structured to offer the resident multifaceted learning experiences in both the community and teaching setting to prepare the residents for future endeavors.

The program is structured according to ASHP’s residency learning experiences and is designed to be flexible and individualized to the resident’s professional goals and interests.

Program Accreditation

Jewish Hospital PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program is an accredited program by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Contact Us

Margaret Bonnie Cole, PharmD, CCRC
Clinical Manager
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director
P 502.587.2841 | F 502.587.4029

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