PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
The PGY1 pharmacy residency program at Baystate Medical Center builds on pharmacy 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.
Varied and Balanced Training
Our intense twelve-month PGY1 residency program provides experiences in a variety of settings, focusing on the core areas of pharmacy practice specified in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Accreditation Standards, including patient care and practice management.
PGY1 program graduates will be self-directed learners in the areas of service, teaching, and quality improvement.
- Utilize the "best practice" model in the delivery of patient care
- Function as an integral member of the healthcare team
- Employ evidence-based thought processes for the resolution of clinical problems
- Promote and support a safe and effective medication use process
- Serve as leaders of the profession
- Educate healthcare providers about "best practice" through written and verbal means
- Effectively communicate teaching points to students in small group, classroom, and practice environments
- Actively participate in patient counseling and other forms of patient teaching
- Opportunity to attend pharmacy residents teaching seminar offered in cooperation with MCPHS University
- Our affiliations with MCPHS University and Western New England University provide exposure to academia
- Implement changes to improve patient care and the medication use system
The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency conducted by Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.