The Cleveland Clinic Marymount Hospital PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency is a one-year postgraduate training program that PGY1 residency programs builds upon Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to develop pharmacist practitioners with knowledge, skills, and abilities as defined in the educational competency areas, goals, and objectives. Residents who successfully complete our program will be skilled in diverse patient care, practice management, leadership, and education, and be prepared to provide patient care, seek board certification in pharmacotherapy (i.e., BCPS), and pursue advanced education and training opportunities including postgraduate year two (PGY2) residencies. Our program provides training in a variety of different practice areas.

Required rotations include:




6-8 weeks

Ambulatory Care

4-6 weeks

Critical Care

4-6 weeks

Emergency Medicine

4-6 weeks

Infectious Disease

4-6 weeks

Internal Medicine 1

4-6 weeks

Internal Medicine 2

4-6 weeks

Leadership and Administration

4-6 weeks


4-6 weeks

Research Month

4-6 weeks

Longitudinal Project

Full Residency Year

Medication Use Evaluation

Six Months


Full Residency Year – every other weekend and two holidays


4–6-week experiences (typically 2-3 throughout the year) scheduled concurrently with required or elective rotations


Full Residency Year

In addition to these required rotations, residents have the opportunity to select up to two 4-6 week elective rotations. Residents are also encouraged to choose to complete elective longitudinal experiences including the Northeast Ohio Medical University Teaching and Learning Curriculum and Cleveland Clinic Leadership Certificate program.

Elective rotations offered at Marymount include:

Rotation Duration
Critical Care 2 4-6 weeks
Emergency Medicine 2 4-6 weeks
Infectious Disease 2 4-6 weeks
Psychiatry 2 4-6 weeks
NEOMED Teaching Certificate:
Track 1 or Track 2*
Full residency year
Cleveland Clinic Leadership Certificate* Full residency year

*These longitudinal certificate programs do not count towards the two selected elective rotations. Both can be completed regardless of 4-6 week elective selection. Additional information about both programs can be provided upon request. Please contact the RPD if interested in additional information.

In addition to the electives offered at Marymount, residents may have the opportunity to select off-site electives based on availability. Off-site electives cannot be guaranteed. Examples of past off-site electives include oncology (Main Campus), neurology (Main Campus), informatics (Main Campus), cardiovascular ICU (Main Campus and Akron General), and substance use disorders (Lutheran).

Residents will complete 3 major projects and several rotation presentations throughout the year. These requirements are outlined below.

  • Longitudinal project including a poster presentation, platform presentation, manuscript, and completion of research closeout procedures
  • Medication use evaluation including a presentation at an applicable meeting and completion of research closeout procedures
  • A monograph, drug class review, treatment guideline, or protocol including presentation at an applicable meeting
  • Rotation presentations including:
    • At least 3 journal clubs
    • At least 3 platform presentations (e.g., case presentations, guideline review, disease state review, etc.)

About the hospital

Cleveland Clinic Marymount Hospital is a 269-bed acute care hospital located in Garfield Heights, Ohio. The hospital has served the needs of the local community since 1949 and was the first community hospital to join the Cleveland Clinic Health System. Specialties include internal medicine, cardiology, pulmonology, psychiatry, infectious diseases, critical care, emergency medicine, orthopedics, and surgical services. Marymount received a Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence award in 2019 and has been recognized for stroke care through Joint Commission Certification as a Primary Stroke Center and an American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get with the Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Achievement award in 2023. In 2021 Marymount was endorsed by the American Nursing Credential Center as a Magnet designated hospital and granted Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation by the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Department of Pharmacy

The Department of Pharmacy consists of approximately 40 members and is made up of administration, clinical pharmacy specialists, clinical pharmacists, interns, and technicians. The department is decentralized and is supported by an electronic medical record. Various types of pharmacy technology are utilized by the department and include automated dispensing cabinets, a virtual carousel, electronic inventory management, and an electronic intravenous compounding workflow management system. Pharmacy services include 24-hour code blue and stroke alert response, vancomycin and warfarin dosing management, medication review following patient falls, medication reconciliation, patient education and counseling, emergency department culture callback, antimicrobial stewardship, and a bedside discharge medication delivery service.

Our commitment to diversity equity and inclusion

Cleveland Clinic, the Center for Health Sciences Education and the Department of Pharmacy are committed to valuing all people through our organization, regardless of background or culture. A diverse and inclusive environment for students and staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients are essential to fulfilling our vision to be the best place for care anywhere and the best place to work in healthcare. We welcome students from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Contact Pharmacy Residency Program Director

Trevor Stump, PharmD, BCPP
Marymount Hospital
Department of Pharmacy
12300 McCracken Road
Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125
Email: stumpt2@ccf.org



Requirements for application

Interested applicants must be PharmD graduates of an accredited college of pharmacy, be eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio, and submit the standard application materials through PhORCAS (i.e. Letter of Intent, CV, 3 standard reference forms in PhORCAS, official college transcripts), along with:

  1. We request a minimum of one (two is preferred) of your three references should come from a preceptor who you have worked with in a clinical setting, related to an APPE in acute or ambulatory care. The clinical preceptor should be able to comment on your scope of responsibility, total patient load and level of autonomy, clinical abilities, and organizational and time management skills. All three reference writers should use the standard PhORCAS template to submit their candidate recommendation and comment on a minimum of 7 of the 13 listed candidate characteristics.

A response to the following essay statement is required for acceptance. The essay response should be no longer than one page in length. An application will not be reviewed if this statement is missing. Please note that the essay is separate from your letter of intent.

You’re a pharmacy resident starting a new rotation in a practice area where you initially felt confident in your clinical skills and knowledge base. You should be following 6 patients by the end of week one. However, by the end of week one, you are only able to fully follow and manage 4 patients. How do you handle this situation? Describe the steps you would take to improve performance.

Please submit all application materials via Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS).

Deadline for receipt of these materials to be considered for an on-site interview is January 2, 2024, by 11:59 p.m.

Cleveland Clinic Health-System Residency sites agree that no person at these sites will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant.

Residency applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States. Cleveland Clinic Pharmacy does not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Eligibility requirements

Residency applicants must be authorized for employment in the United States at the time they apply for the residency. Cleveland Clinic Pharmacy does not sponsor applicants for work visas

Appointments of applicants to residency positions are contingent upon the applicants satisfying certain eligibility requirements [e.g., graduating from an accredited college of pharmacy, obtaining a pharmacist license in Ohio (for Ohio sites) or Florida (for Florida sites) within 90 days of the start date, and successful completion of a pre-employment physical and drug screen, including testing for cotinine and attendance of an onboarding appointment on-site at main campus in Ohio (or a Florida site for Florida programs only), or as otherwise directed by Occupational health at least 2 weeks prior to the resident's start date].

Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate OPT (Optional Practical Training) visas for the Cleveland Clinic Pharmacy Residency Program as the program extends beyond 12 months. TN (Trade NAFTA) visas are acceptable, however, the candidate is responsible for the application process and all necessary fees. Cleveland Clinic cannot extend the candidate an employment letter until the candidate has matched with the Cleveland Clinic program and signed an acceptance letter. Any employment letter will state the length of the program (12 months if PGY1 or PGY2, 24 months if HSPAL or Pharmacotherapy)

Graduates of international pharmacy schools will be considered if they meet the ASHP criteria for application to residency (“To be eligible for pharmacist licensure, candidates must be graduates or candidates for graduation from an ACPE accredited degree program (or one in the process of pursuing accreditation) or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the NABP”).

Cleveland Clinic requires all employees to demonstrate proof of full COVID-19 vaccination subject to approved medical or religious exemptions.

Benefits, Travel & Compensation

Benefits, Travel & Compensation

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


  • Resident office.
  • White Coat
  • Personal computer access.
  • BCLS/ACLS certification.
  • Professional membership reimbursement.
  • Reimbursement for registration and travel to applicable conferences based on availability and organizational travel restrictions.
  • Fitness facilities.
  • Continuing education.

Health benefits

  • Standard comprehensive medical coverage.
  • Prescription drug.
  • Life insurance.
  • Disability.
  • Dental.
  • Vision.


Annual: $51,000