Thank you for your interest in our programs and congratulations on making the choice to pursue residency training!

Through the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and its practice partners, Kroger PharmacyBarney’s PharmacyVillage Drug ShopAugusta University Medical CenterSt. Josephs/CandlerVeterans Health Administration (VA), and Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital (PPMH), we are proud to offer several unique and challenging post graduate residency training opportunities.

All programs have attained full American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accreditation. We encourage all those interested in learning more about our programs to contact us directly by email at the addresses provided.

As you review training information, please keep in mind that we are committed to your development as a direct patient care provider. Residency preceptors are practice role models who will coach you to achieve and exceed your highest potential as a pharmacist. Our purpose is to produce clinical practice leaders who will be fully prepared for the next level of practice and worthy of labels such as “practitioner,” “role model,” and “coach.”

  • PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency: Athens

    Program Description

    Our ASHP/APhA accredited program offers three post-graduate (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency Positions by the UGA College of Pharmacy. Two of the sites are located in Athens, GA at Kroger® Pharmacy and an independent pharmacy, Village Drug Shop. The other site is in Augusta, GA at an independent pharmacy, Barney’s Pharmacy. In general, approximately 60% of your weekly patient care and project time will be spent at the primary site. UGA residents are classified as graduate students and will receive a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Pharmacy in addition to the Residency Certificate upon successful completion of the program.

    Other sites may include:

    • Athens Regional Medical Center Coumadin Clinic
    • Mercy Health Center, Athens
    • VA Outpatient Clinic, Athens

    Through these practice sites, residents will have opportunities to:

    • Develop innovative community pharmacy and medication therapy management services and patient care clinics
    • Perform screenings, immunizations, and lab tests
    • Interact and collaborate with physicians and nurses as a part of a healthcare team to optimize pharmaceutical care
    • Provide community service health fairs and educational sessions
    • Precept and train pharmacy students both in small and large group settings at practice sites and in the classroom

    Residents will have access to highly diverse patient populations through a number of varied community and ambulatory care practice sites. UGA Community Pharmacy Faculty members have developed unique practices, which provide excellent resident learning environments. Through Kroger Pharmacy and Village Drug Shop, our primary residency program partners, residents have the opportunity to utilize learned ambulatory care skills in a busy, highly complex retail store.

    Residency preceptors at each site will oversee the day to day activities of the resident and provide coaching and feedback on performance. Learning activities will be planned based on the resident’s individual practice needs and interests. Within this structure, the resident will develop patient care skills, design and implement programs and projects, precept students, work with and educate other healthcare providers, and teach patients.

    All residents are required to conduct and complete (and submit for publication) a major research project. Preliminary data will be presented in poster format at the APhA Annual Meeting; more formally analyzed data will be presented at the Southeastern States Regional Residency Conference, held in Athens each spring. You will also be provided other professional travel and networking opportunities throughout the year.

    All UGA residents will enroll in and complete the UGA Residency Teaching Program. A special teaching certificate will be awarded to residents at the end of the year indicating successful completion and proficiency as a pharmacy educator.

    Other learning experiences include:

    • Residency Orientation (July–mid-August)
    • Drug Information
    • Practice Management Educational Sessions/Projects
    • Practice Coverage on weekends
    • Residency Class Trip
    • Community Service
    • Pharmacy Grand Rounds
    • Faculty Journal Club

    Community Pharmacy Residency Brochure

    Application Process

    Applications will be accepted on PhORCAS (https://portal.phorcas.org/) until January 5th, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early to facilitate scheduling of the on-site interview.

    All application materials listed below are required to complete the PhORCAS application process, when applying for the University of Georgia Community Pharmacy Residency Program:

    • Completed application form: Community Pharmacy Application
    • Letter of Intent
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Transcripts from all Colleges of Pharmacy attended
    • Copy of valid pharmacy intern license or pharmacist license
    • Three (3) letters of recommendation from clinical practitioners who can evaluate your skills.  Letters must be uploaded on PhORCAS by each individual reference.

    National Match Service Codes:

    • 144321 – Kroger Epps Bridge, Athens, GA
    • 144322 – Village Drug Shop, Athens, GA
    • 144323 – Barney’s Pharmacy, Augusta, GA

    Contact the Residency Director

    Catherine Bourg, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Director, Community Pharmacy Residency Program
    260-M, R.C. Wilson Pharmacy Building
    University of Georgia
    Athens, GA 30602
    Email: bourgc@uga.edu

  • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Augusta

    Program Description

    This 12-month ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency is jointly offered by Augusta University Medical Center (AUMC) and the University of Georgia (UGA), College of Pharmacy. This post-graduate experience provides comprehensive training in acute care, ambulatory care, long-term care, drug information, drug-use policy development, practice management, teaching and research. The flexibility of the program allows residents to individualize a program to meet their specific needs and interests. Residents also participate in patient-care area pharmacy coverage on the weekends (rotating schedule) and are responsible for completing a research project suitable for publication in a professional journal.

    Mission of the Residency Program

    Each PGY1 graduate will:

    • Be a competent, confident and compassionate pharmacy practitioner who is an active member of the health care team
    • Prevent, identify and resolve medication related problems and assure safe, effective and appropriate drug therapy for patients across the continuum of care
    • Demonstrate commitment to the pharmacy profession and serve as a role model
    • Educate patients, students and other health care professionals
    • Contribute to the advancement of the practice of pharmacy in their practice setting
    • Develop an attitude of self evaluation and improvement
    • Demonstrate marketable job skills in the changing health care environment

    Residency Program Structure

    Download the Residency Program Structure (PDF) at the link below:

    Pharmacy Residency Brochure

    PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Brochure

    Application Process & Materials

    Applications will be accepted using PhORCAS (https://portal.phorcas.org/) until January 1st. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early to facilitate scheduling of the on-site interview.

    For more information see the Augusta University residency web page for this residency.

    Contact the Residency Director

    Marjorie Shaw Phillips, MS, RPh, FASHP
    Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
    mphillip@augusta.edu

    You may also email general inquiries to PGY1pharmacy@augusta.edu.

  • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Albany

    Community/Teaching Hospital

    Program Goals

    The primary goals of Phoebe’s residency program are to train pharmaceutical care generalists and develop future leaders in the practice of pharmacy. Phoebe offers a broad based, in-depth experience designed to develop competent and caring pharmacy practitioners.

    Program Structure
    Core experiences of the program consist of the following:

    • Orientation
    • Adult Critical Care
    • Hematology/Oncology
    • Neonatal Intensive Care/Pediatrics
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Internal Medicine I and II
    • Informatics and Technology
    • Ambulatory Care (one of three choices)
      • Home Infusion
      • Outpatient Anticoagulation Clinic
      • Outpatient Oncology

    Elective rotations are available in Psychiatry, Geriatrics, or further experiences in any of the core rotations. Other electives may also be arranged at the University of Georgia residency sites around the state.

    Other Experiences and Projects

    • Longitudinal Experiences:
      • Nutrition Support Services
      • Pharmacokinetics Drug Monitoring
      • Anticoagulation Dosing Services
      • Pharmacy Administration
    • Off-Site Experiences
      • Drug Information
      • Ambulatory Care Clinic
    • Staff Development and Teaching
      • Teaching Certificate Program (UGA)
      • Graduate Certiciate in Clinical Pharmacy (UGA)
      • Community Service

    Duration
    12 months, beginning July 1

    Degree Requirement
    Pharm.D., M.S., or equivalent experience
    Eligible for Georgia licensure

    Estimated Stipend
    $45,000

    Fringe Benefits
    Competitive Stipend
    Paid hours off (PHO)
    Health and major medical insurance (through PPMH Benefits)
    Membership dues paid for GSHP
    Reimbursements for approved educational/professional travel expenses
    Health Works Membership

    For additional information, please contact:
    Rod Gilmore, R.Ph.
    Pharmacy Clinical Services Manager, Pharmacy
    Clinical Assistant Professor, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director
    Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
    417 Third Avenue / PO Box 3770
    Albany, GA 31706-3770
    Email: rgilmore@ppmh.org
    Phone: 229-312-0120
    Fax: 229-312-0111

    For more information about the Albany area, visit the offical website: The City of Albany, GA

    Download the Residency Brochure

    Application Process

    Applicants must have a Pharm.D. or M.S. degree or equivalent experience and must be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Georgia.

    Applications will be accepted on PHORCAS (https://portal.phorcas.org/) until January 20th.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early to facilitate scheduling of the on-site interview.

    All application materials listed below are required to complete the PhORCAS application process:

    • Completed application form: Pharmacy Practice Application
    • Letter of Intent
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Transcripts from all Colleges of Pharmacy attended
    • Copy of valid pharmacy intern license or pharmacist license
    • Three (3) letters of recommendation from clinical practitioners who can evaluate your skills.  Letters must be uploaded on PhORCAS by each individual reference

    Contact the Residency Director

    Rodolph A. Gilmore, III, R.Ph., BSPharm
    Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
    rgilmore@ppmh.org

  • PGY1 Pharmacy Residency: Savannah

    Program Description

    The St. Joseph’s/Candler PGY1 residency program is designed to train selected, highly motivated, and qualified pharmacists in general pharmacy practice. This residency focuses on development of the knowledge, attitude, and skills needed to provide quality, compassionate and cost-effective pharmaceutical care. Our program is a flexible, broad-based, practice-oriented experience.

    Each resident’s training plan is individualized to meet the resident’s needs and goals as well as the goals of the program. As a community-based health delivery network, we offer many unique educational and experiential opportunities and advantages.

    In addition to core and elective learning experiences (rotations), the pharmacy resident participates in other opportunities and projects such as preceptorship of PharmD students, medication use evaluation, safety process education and implementation, and P&T Committee functions. Each resident is expected to develop, administer and submit for publication an original research project. Project details are presented as a poster at the spring Georgia Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (GSHP) meeting and orally presented at the Southeastern Residency Conference (SERC). Residents also enroll in a Graduate Certificate program at the University of Georgia which prepares the resident, through experiential and didactic teaching, to mentor PharmD students.

    Key features of our program include outstanding residency preceptors who are committed to the professional development of the residents and maintain faculty appointments with University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, Mercer University College of Pharmacy and South University School of Pharmacy. We host numerous Doctor of Pharmacy students from the Southeast area allowing the resident multiple opportunities for precepting.

    St Joseph’s/Candler is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in medication delivery technology and maintains academic affiliations with Georgia Regents Medical Center (GRMC), Mayo Clinic, Emory University, Armstrong Atlantic State University and South University. St. Joseph’s/Candler is a medical teaching facility for Georgia Health Sciences University (GHSU) and also provides comprehensive educational experiences for students of all health professions.

    Learning Experiences

    This 52-week residency is divided into a number of core and elective learning experiences (rotations) that are scheduled to accommodate the resident’s specific career goals while assuring that the resident acquires a well-rounded clinical training experience. With the exception of the orientation period, the sequence of the rotations is designed to maximize the development of the individual resident. Learning activities and the training schedule are tailored to the specific needs of the resident.

    Core Rotations

    • Orientation/Institutional Practice (five weeks)
    • Internal Medicine (eight weeks)
    • Critical Care (eight weeks)
    • Infectious Diseases (four weeks)
    • Emergency Medicine (five weeks)
    • Cardiology (four weeks)
    • Hematology/Oncology (four weeks)
    • Administrative/Management (three weeks)
    • Research (two weeks)

    Longitudinal Rotations/Requirements 

    • Ambulatory Care/Anticoagulation (Center for Medication Management)
    • Medication Safety/Performance Improvement
    • Pharmacy Staffing
    • Pharmacy Practice Research
    • Committee Involvement
    • Teaching in Pharmacy Practice/UGA Graduate Certificate

    Clinical Care Pharmacy Residency, St. Joseph’s / Candler Hospital, Savannah, GA

    For more specific information, please visit: St. Joseph / Candler PGY1 Clinical Care, Clinical Pharmacy Residency Program

    Application Process

    Successful candidates for the PGY1 Clinical Care Residency (Savannah,GA) must have a Pharm.D., M.S., or equivalent experience,  eligible for Georgia licensure, and be a U.S. citizen.

    Applications will be accepted on PhORCAS (https://portal.phorcas.org/) until January 6th.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early to facilitate scheduling of the on-site interview.

    All application materials listed below are required to complete the PhORCAS application process:

    • Completed application form (National Match Service Code: 158413)
    • Letter of intent
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Official Academic transcripts
    • 3 References as submitted through PhORCAS

    For more information visit the PGY1 Critical Pharmacy Program at St. Joseph’s/Candler.

    Contact the Residency Director

    Derek Gaul, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
    Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
    Coordinator, Pharmacy Education
    St. Joseph’s/Candler Health System
    Savannah, GA
    gauld@sjchs.org

    912-819-6044 Office Phone
    912-819-8338 Office Fax

  • PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency: Athens

    Program Description

    This ASHP-Accredited PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency is offered by the UGA College of Pharmacy in collaboration with the Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center and Mercy Health Center, both located in Athens, GA. It is a 12 month specialized program designed to develop an expertise in ambulatory care disease state management. The resident will provide patient care primarily at the Athens VA Outpatient Clinic and Mercy Health Center. Opportunities for elective rotations at other sites are available. Rotations will be longitudinal in nature. An additional feature of the program includes teaching and academia. Residents will be able to take advantage of the strengths of the UGA College of Pharmacy and gain experience in a variety of teaching activities, including didactic, small group/laboratory and experiential teaching skills. An emphasis will also be placed on scholarly pursuits. UGA Residents are classified as graduate students and will receive a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Pharmacy in addition to the Residency Certificate upon successful completion of the program.

    Patient Care

    Primary practice sites:

    • VA Outpatient Clinic, Athens, GA
    • Mercy Health Center, Athens, GA

    Clinic Opportunities:
    Pharmacotherapy
    Anticoagulation
    Lipid
    Addiction Pharmacy
    Administration

    Disease State Management:

    The following is a list of diseases in which the resident will gain significant experience in managing during the course of the residency. In addition, residents will also be exposed to and have a chance to improve pharmacotherapy regimens in many other chronic diseases.

    • Hypertension
    • Dyslipidemia
    • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
    • Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    • Nicotine Dependence
    • Chronic Anticoagulation
    • Chronic Heart Failure

    Group Patient Education:
    Diabetes mellitus
    Obesity

    Optimize Medication Use:

    • Adherence
    • Identification and management of all drug-related problems

    Teaching/Academia

    Graduate Certificate in Clinical Pharmacy – Residents are enrolled as graduate assistants for the College of Pharmacy and The University of Georgia Graduate School awards a graduate certificate for successful completion of the residency program.

    Advanced Teaching in Pharmacy Practice (Formerly Teaching Certificate Program)  As graduate students, all residents will enroll in this course and have the opportunity to further develop their teaching skills, teaching portfolio, and teaching philosophy.

    Didactic and Small Group Teaching – Residents will have the opportunity to utilize techniques learned in the teaching course by practicing their teaching skills in the large classroom setting as well as in a variety of small group settings, many of which are outlined below.

    Ambulatory Care APPEs/IPPEs – Residents will have the opportunity to participate in the delivery of ambulatory care advanced and introductory pharmacy practice experiences in the College of Pharmacy.

    Pharmacy Skills Laboratories and Recitation Leaders – Residents serve as facilitators in the Pharmacy Skills Laboratories as well as recitation, the setting in which UGA pharmacy students learn and practice clinical skills needed for direct patient care. In addition, the resident will have the opportunity to revise or develop these activities.

    Research Project – Residents have the opportunity to complete a clinical or scholarship of teaching research project and present the results at the Southeastern Residency Conference (SERC). Publication of the results is also strongly encouraged.

    Scholarly Pursuits/ Manuscript Development – Residents will identify at least one opportunity for scholarship (e.g., focused review article, research publication or book chapter).

    Faculty Development – Formal discussions are held with residents related to faculty development. Additionally, residents experience academia first-hand by participating in various programs, meetings and activities in the College of Pharmacy.

    Residency Trip – Residents in the past have visited other residency programs during the year.

    Ambulatory Care Residency Brochure

    Application Process

    Successful candidates for the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency must have a Pharm.D. degree and PGY1 Certificate of Residency completion, be a U.S. citizen and supply proof of pharmacy licensure.

    Applications will be accepted on PhORCAS (https://portal.phorcas.org/) until January 12th.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early to facilitate scheduling of the on-site interview.

    All application materials listed below are required to complete the PhORCAS application process:

    • Complete online application in PhORCAS (National Match Service Code: 618265)
    • Letter of Intent
    • Current Curriculum Vitae
    • Official Academic Transcripts
    • 3 References as submitted through PhORCAS

    Contact the Residency Director

    Beth Bryles Phillips, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP, BCPS , BCACP
    Rite Aid Professor
    Director, PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency
    University of Georgia College of Pharmacy
    260B RC Wilson Pharmacy Building
    Athens, GA 30602
    Phone: (706) 542-4794
    Fax: (706) 542-5228
    bbp@uga.edu

  • PGY2 Critical Care Residency: Augusta

    Program Description

    The PGY-2 Critical Care Residency provides the resident with advanced clinical training in critical care pharmacotherapy, as well as numerous opportunities for research, teaching, and scholarship. Upon completion of this residency, the pharmacist will be a competent clinical pharmacy practitioner in critical care that engages in multidisciplinary collaboration, demonstrates advanced critical thinking skills, and is able to design and implement complex medication recommendations in this fast-paced environment. Graduates of this program will be adequately prepared to enter critical care pharmacy practice as a clinical specialistand/or academician.

    This specialized residency in Critical Care Medicine is a 12 month training program.  Residents are enrolled as graduate assistants for the College of Pharmacy and The University of Georgia Graduate School awards a graduate certificate for successful completion of the residency program.

    Application Process

    Successful candidates for the PGY2 Critical Care Residency (Augusta,GA) must have a Pharm.D. degree and PGY1 Certificate of Residency completion, be a U.S. citizen and supply proof of pharmacy licensure.

    Applications will be accepted on PhORCAS (https://portal.phorcas.org/) until January 2nd.
    Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early to facilitate scheduling of the on-site interview.

    All application materials listed below are required to complete the PhORCAS application process:

    • Completed application form
    • Letter of intent
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Official Academic transcripts
    • 3 References as submitted through PhORCAS

    For more information see the Augusta University Residency web page for this residency

    Contact the Residency Director

    Christy Cecil Forehand, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP
    cforehand@augusta.edu

  • PGY2 Oncology Residency: Augusta

    Program Description

    The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and the Augusta University (AU) Medical Center provide a 12-month ASHP Accredited PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency program. Residents are enrolled as graduate assistants for the College of Pharmacy and The University of Georgia Graduate School awards a graduate certificate for successful completion of the residency program. This post-graduate experience provides comprehensive training in many areas of oncology pharmacy. The flexibility of the program allows residents to individualize the residency to meet their specific needs and interests. The residency practice sites are the 478 bed AU Medical Cancer and the Georgia Cancer Center located in Augusta, GA. The hospital is a national leader in patient and family-centered care.

    The Cancer Center serves as the area’s only regional outpatient adult cancer treatment center specializing in bone marrow transplantation, inpatient hematology, medical oncology, gynecological malignancies, and pediatric oncology. Residents provide oncology clinical pharmacy services in a variety of areas throughout the year. Residents also participate in patient-care area pharmacy coverage, assist in the teaching and training of Pharm.D. students, and are responsible for completing a research project suitable for publication in a professional journal.

    Application Process

    Successful candidates for the PGY2 Oncology Residency must have completed a PGY1 Certificate of Residency and be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Georgia.

    Applications will be accepted on PhORCAS (https://portal.phorcas.org/) until January 5th.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early to facilitate scheduling of the on-site interview.

    The following materials are required to complete the application:

    • Completed application form
    • Letter of intent
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Official Academic transcripts
    • 3 References as submitted through PhORCAS

    For more information see the Augusta University residency web page for this residency.

    Contact the Residency Director

    Amber B. Clemmons, Pharm.D., BCOP
    aclemmons@augusta.edu
    Twitter: @ABC_PharmD
    Linkedin

  • PGY2 Pediatric Residency: Augusta

    Program Description

    The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and Augusta University Medical Center provide a 12-month ASHP Accredited PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency program. Residents are enrolled as graduate assistants for the College of Pharmacy and The University of Georgia Graduate School awards a graduate certificate for successful completion of the residency program.

    This post-graduate experience provides comprehensive training in many areas of pediatric pharmacy. The flexibility of the program allows residents to individualize the residency to meet their specific needs and interests. The residency practice site is the 149-bed Georgia Health Sciences Children’s Medical Center located in Augusta, GA. The hospital is a national leader in patient and family-centered care. The hospital serves as the area’s only regional pediatric trauma center and specializes in neonatology, cardiology, surgery, pulmonology, neurology, and hematology. Residents provide pediatric clinical pharmacy services in a variety of areas throughout the year. Residents also participate in patient-care area pharmacy coverage on the weekends, assist in the teaching and training of Pharm.D. students, and are responsible for completing a research project suitable for publication in a professional journal.

    Residency Program Structure

    Download the PGY2 Pediatric Residency Program Structure at the link below:

    Residency Program Brochure

    Download the Pediatric Residency Brochure at the link below:

    Application Process

    Successful candidates for the PGY2 Pediatric Residency must have completed a PGY1 Certificate of Residency and be eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the State of Georgia.

    Applications will be accepted on PhORCAS (https://portal.phorcas.org/) until January 5th.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early to facilitate scheduling of the on-site interview.

    The following materials are required to complete the application:

    • Completed application form
    • Letter of intent
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Official Academic transcripts
    • 3 References as submitted through PhORCAS

    For more information see the Augusta University residency web page for this residency.

    Contact the Residency Director

    Kelle E. Norris, Pharm.D., BCPS
    Director, PGY2 Pediatric Residency Program
    kenorris@augusta.edu

    You may also send general inquiries to PGY2pediatricpharmacy@augusta.edu.

  • PGY2 Critical Care Residency: Savannah

    Program Description

    The purpose of this residency in Critical Care Pharmacy will be to develop an advanced practitioner able to succeed in medication management, nutrition support, and the disease state management of patient populations in the Adult Critical Care Setting focused primarily in a community based hospital. The residency will also prepare a practitioner, via didactic and experiential teaching, to succeed in mentoring PharmD Students, and Pharmacy Practice Residents.

    The Specialized Residency in Critical Care Pharmacy is a 12 month training program accredited by The American Society of Health System Pharmacists. The residency follows the Goals and Objectives established by ASHP, for a PGY-2 in Critical Care Pharmacy, as the template for the Resident’s training. The residency is also affiliated with The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. Residents are enrolled as graduate assistants for the College of Pharmacy and The University of Georgia Graduate School awards a graduate certificate for successful completion of the residency program. Didactic teaching opportunities in The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy Curriculum will be necessary to receive the Teaching Certificate for the PGY-2 year that is part of the Graduate Certificate Program.

    Training Site

    The residents training site is St Joseph’s and Candler Hospitals, in the Emergency Departments, Neurological, Cardiac, and Medical Surgical ICU’s. A 6 week rotation at Grady Memorial Health in Trauma is suggested. Elective rotations, such as Trauma at Grady Memorial, have been available and others are possibilities that will be discussed with the resident.

    Critical Care Pharmacy Residency, St. Joseph’s / Candler Hospital, Savannah, GA

    For more specific information, please visit: St. Joseph’s / Candler PGY2 Critical Care, Clinical Pharmacy Residency Program 

    Application Process

    Successful candidates for the PGY2 Critical Care Residency (Savannah,GA) must have a Pharm.D. degree and PGY1 Certificate of Residency completion, be a U.S. citizen and supply proof of pharmacy licensure.

    Applications will be accepted on PhORCAS (https://portal.phorcas.org/) until January 10th.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early to facilitate scheduling of the on-site interview.

    All application materials listed below are required to complete the PhORCAS application process:

    • Completed application form: Critical Care Application (The National Match Program number for PGY2 program is: 650652)
    • Letter of intent
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Official Academic transcripts
    • 3 References as submitted throught PhORCAS

    For more information visit the PGY2 Critical Pharmacy Program at St. Joseph’s/Candler.

    Contact the Residency Director

    Hal E. Richards, PharmD, BCNSP
    Director, PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Program
    richardsh@sjchs.org

  • PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency: Savannah

    Program Description

    The PGY2 pharmacy residency in emergency medicine at St. Joseph’s/Candler is a 12 month training program accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). The residency follows the educational outcomes, goals, and objectives established by ASHP for a PGY2 in emergency medicine. This residency is also affiliated with The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy which provides a graduate certificate program for the PGY2 resident. Residents are enrolled as graduate assistants for the College of Pharmacy and The University of Georgia Graduate School awards a graduate certificate for successful completion of the residency program.

    Training Site

    St. Joseph’s/Candler is a 714-bed community-based regional referral health system comprised of two hospitals with an annual combined emergency department censes of over 90,000 patients. Rotations will take place at both emergency departments and in the medical/surgical, cardiac, and neurological intensive care units. The trauma rotation will take place at Grady Health System, a Level I Trauma center in Atlanta, GA. Pre-hospital care will be done with Southside Emergency Services in Savannah, GA.

    Emergency Medicine Residency

    For more specific information, please visit: St. Joseph’s / Candler PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency

    Application Process

    Successful candidates for the PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency (Savannah,GA) must have a Pharm.D. degree and an ASHP accredited PGY1 Certificate of Residency completion, be a U.S. citizen and supply proof of pharmacy licensure. Applicants for the PGY2 residency in Emergency Medicine should have graduated from an accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program and completed a clinically oriented, ASHP accredited PGY1 residency. Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications should be current and maintained throughout the residency year.

    Applications will be accepted on PhORCAS (https://portal.phorcas.org/) until January 4th.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early to facilitate scheduling of the on-site interview.

    All application materials listed below are required to complete the PhORCAS application process:

    • Completed application form (National Match Program number is: 713069)
    • Letter of intent
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Official Academic transcripts
    • 3 References as submitted through PhORCAS

    For more information visit the PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency Program at St. Joseph’s/Candler

    Contact the Residency Director

    Erica Merritt, PharmD, BCPS
    Director, PGY2 Emergency Medicine
    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
    St. Joseph’s/Candler
    5353 Reynolds Street
    Savannah, Georgia 31405
    merritte@sjchs.org

  • UGA Resident Graduate Certificate Program