Overview

Overview

The Cleveland Clinic Marymount Hospital Pharmacy Residency (PGY1) is one-year postgraduate training program that builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.

A list of required rotations is provided below. All rotation experiences are for one month unless otherwise specified below.

  • Orientation (1.5 months).
  • Ambulatory Care.
  • Critical Care.
  • Emergency Medicine.
  • Infectious Disease.
  • Internal Medicine 1.
  • Internal Medicine 2.
  • Leadership and Administration.
  • Psychiatry.
  • Dedicated Research Month.
  • 2 Electives.
    • Elective rotations can be completed at Marymount, or at other Cleveland Clinic sites (pending individual site and rotation availability).

In addition, residents complete longitudinal experiences including:

  • A research project (12 months).
  • A drug utilization evaluation presented at Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee (6 months).
  • Journal clubs (3-4 per year).
  • Case presentations (3-4 per year).
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University Teaching and Learning Curriculum (Optional; 12 months).
  • Cleveland Clinic Leadership Certificate (Optional; 12 months).

Department of Pharmacy

Marymount hospital was founded in 1949 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis, and became the first community hospital to become a member of the Cleveland Clinic health system in 1995. Marymount currently has 269 registered beds and serves communities in southern Cuyahoga County. The hospital campus includes the critical care tower, surgery center, medical office building and behavioral health center. The pharmacy department employs approximately 20 pharmacists and clinical specialists. The department operates 24 hours per day.

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

Application

Application

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.
  2. 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. Reflecting on your APPE rotations, please provide a piece of critical feedback you have received from one of your preceptors on a direct patient care rotation. Explain how you have incorporated this feedback into your practice and/or worked to improve in this area.

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 1, 2023 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

Appointments of applicants to residency positions may be contingent upon the applicants satisfying certain eligibility requirements including:

  1. Obtaining pharmacist licensure within the first 90 days of start date.
  2. Successful completion of Cleveland Clinic Pre-Placement Medical Assessment.
  3. Sign and return “Terms and Conditions” document.
Benefits, Travel & Compensation

Benefits, Travel & Compensation

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

General

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

Health benefits

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

Salary

Annual: $49,000

Sample Schedule

Sample Schedule

Sample resident schedules are provided below. The Residency Program Director will work with residents to design the residency schedule to meet the residents’ career goals, address areas for growth and excellence, and assure the residents' interests are being satisfied. Elective rotations are available at Cleveland Clinic Main Campus and at other regional hospitals.

Resident 1:

Rotation Month Required/Elective
Orientation June-July Required
Internal Medicine 1 August Required
Behavioral Health September Required
Leadership and Administration October Required
Infectious Disease November Required
Research December Required, Longitudinal
Critical Care January Required
Ambulatory Care February Required
Addiction Medicine (Lutheran) March Elective
Geriatric Psychiatry April Elective
Emergency Medicine May Required
Internal Medicine 2 June Required

Resident 2:

Rotation Month Required/Elective
Orientation June-July Required
Internal Medicine 1 August Required
Infectious Disease September Required
Emergency Department October Required
Critical Care November Required
Research December Required, Longitudinal
Leadership and Administration January Required
Emergency Department (Fairview) February Elective
Cardiovascular ICU (Akron General) March Elective
Ambulatory Care April Required
Behavioral Health May Required
Internal Medicine 2 June Required