Pharmacy Practice Residency Program

PGY 1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Program

The Euclid Hospital Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY-1) residency program is based in a community hospital practice setting. The resident will gain experience in the development of patient-specific medication treatment and monitoring plans, provide education to patients and other healthcare professionals, and serve as a drug utilization resource while training to become a competent clinical practitioner. The residency offers longitudinal experiences in medication safety, regulatory compliance and shared medical appointments, as well as learning experiences in internal medicine, infectious disease, critical care, transitions of care, and management. Additionally, the Euclid Hospital residency program also includes precepting pharmacy students and completion of a teaching certificate curriculum. The resident will also be responsible for completing a research project and drug use evaluation, and will attend the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and regional research residency conference.

Department of Pharmacy

The Department of Pharmacy supports 24-hour pharmaceutical services, and also offers bedside delivery of patient discharge medications. Decentralized pharmacists provide pharmaceutical services in the emergency department, intensive care unit, as well as medical and surgical floors. Clinical duties focus on medication reconciliation, patient counseling and drug optimization; pharmacists also collaborate with prescribers in shared medical appointments for patients with COPD, CHF and CKD.

Residency Program Training Site

Type: Hospital
Owner/Affiliate: Cleveland Clinic
Model Type(s): Acute Care Regional Hospital
Tax Status: Non Profit
Professional Staff: 13
Non-Professional Staff: 9
Total Beds: 371
Average Daily Census: 160


Application to the Program

Information and guidelines for applying to the Pharmacy Practice Residency Program

Benefits & Travel

The Pharmacy Practice Residency Program provides a wide array of benefits to you during your experience as a resident.

About the Program

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