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PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program At-A-Glance

The Baystate Medical Center PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program strives to be a program that will address our pharmacy residents’ career goals and interest areas. We participate in the ASHP residency match and are fully accredited. We are affiliated with Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Western New England University College of Pharmacy.

V.P. Clinical Support Services: Aaron Michelucci, PharmD | Director of Retail/Ambulatory Pharmacy Services: Kevin Miller, RPh

Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services: Shawn Roggie, PharmD, MBA

Residency Program Director: Jennifer Glisson, PharmD, BCPS email:

Assistant Residency Program Director: Jason Cross, PharmD, BCPS email:

Program and Department Metrics

  • Affiliations: MCPHS University, Worcester, MA and Western New England University, Springfield, MA
  • Length of Program: 12 months
  • Residents Accepted into Program: 2
  • Start Date: July 1
  • Total Number of Pharmacy Staff: 60

Baystate Medical Center Metrics

  • Tertiary Care Referral Center
  • Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Average Daily Census: 80 - 90%
  • Accredited by the Joint Commission and designated a Magnet Facility
  • Fully integrated prescriber order entry clinical information system
  • 3 Family Health Centers with Pharmacotherapy Services

Resident Salary & Benefits (2024-2025)

  • 18 Paid Time Off Days (Holiday, Vacation and Sick)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Travel to ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Eastern States Residency Conference
  • Educational support

Curriculum Summary

  • Core Required Rotations (4-6 Week Duration): Orientation, Adult Internal Medicine, Academia (January or February)
  • Longitudinal Learning Experiences (Sept-June): Inpatient Transitions of Care (Heart Failure and Adult Inpatient Internal Medicine), Specialty Pharmacy, Pharmacy Administration, Ambulatory Care, Anticoagulation Clinic, Staffing, Medication Safety, Research/Quality Improvement Project, Education/Academia (MCPHS-University)

The PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency conducted by Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.