Residency Programs


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Our residency programs provide education and training with a primary emphasis on the development of practice skills in a number of specialized pharmacy practice areas. Throughout the year, the residents are involved in a variety of service, education, and research activities. During this training, the resident will learn to conduct patient care activities using a consistent approach that reflects the philosophy of pharmaceutical care.

In addition to clinical activities, the resident will be involved in educational programs, which includes pharmacy case conferences, journal clubs, and a seminar presentation. Other teaching opportunities include medical and nursing in-services, as well as co-precepting students that rotate through Pharmacy. Research skills are developed through experience and enhanced by instruction during the year; residents will complete a research project and drug use evaluation. Residents will also attend the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and the Great Lakes Residency Conference, in addition to having the opportunity to attend and participate in other state and local conferences.

Requirements for Admission

Cleveland Clinic's Pharmacy Residency Programs are available to PharmD graduates of an accredited College of Pharmacy. Consideration for admission requires:

  • Brief letter of intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official college transcripts
  • Eligibility for Ohio licensure

To be considered for an on-site interview, applications must be completed through PhORCAS 'Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service' no later than January 6, 2014

Applicants for a PGY2 residency program must have completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency or equivalent experience

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