Pharmacy Residency Program

PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency

Develop your foundational knowledge

The Post Graduate Year One (PGY1) pharmacy residency program offers diverse experiences in pharmaceutical care as well as in health system pharmacy practice.

Program overview

PGY1 builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions. Upon completion, residents are eligible for:

The 12-month program is tailored to fulfill our residents’ individual interests and goals within ASHP accreditation standards. Residents actively participate in staff development programs for clinically oriented services. Longitudinal ambulatory care training establishes individual relationships with patients and other healthcare professionals. Residents also complete Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification sponsored by the American Heart Association, training them to effectively participate in code blue, trauma and stroke-alerts, as well as other patient care emergencies. Several elective options and project opportunities are available for residents to pursue individual interests.

Find a PGYI residency

View all PGY1 pharmacy residencies offered by OhioHealth in the ASHP Residency Directory — complete with program locations, contact info, benefits, special requirements.

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Apply for a residency

Applicants must provide a CV, letter of intent, pharmacy transcripts and three letters of recommendation. Separate applications are required if applying to multiple programs.

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Residency locations

OhioHealth Doctors Hospital

Established in 2016, the pharmacy residency program at this 213-bed, tertiary care teaching hospital located in Columbus affords residents with opportunities to develop skills within a multidisciplinary, layered learning environment.

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OhioHealth Grant Medical Center

Located in downtown Columbus, this 640-bed teaching hospital — with the busiest Level I Trauma Center in the state — is recognized by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacy (ASHP) as one of 12 programs offering continuous training since 1963.

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OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital

Newly established in 2018, the pharmacy residency program at this 326-bed community hospital — the only full-service hospital in the region — provides residents with the opportunity to further develop the program as aligned with system goals and their own.

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OhioHealth Marion General Hospital

This 170-bed community hospital located just north of Columbus established its pharmacy residency program in 2016, encouraging residents to further develop the program while serving Marion and its surrounding communities.

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OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital

Caring for patients since 1892, this 1,059-bed teaching hospital located in Columbus is also OhioHealth’s largest with a pharmacy department recognized for more than 50 years of success in pharmacy residency training.

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