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PGY1 | 2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency

The PGY1 | 2 HSPAL residency program at Baystate Medical Center offers a high-quality, in-depth learning environment that enables you to develop accountability, practice patterns and habits, and expert knowledge, skills, attitudes, and abilities in the advanced area of health system pharmacy leadership and administration.

Equip Yourself for a Leadership Position in Pharmacy Administration

You will graduate fully prepared to immediately take on the responsibilities of manager level or higher pharmacy administration positions within a large fully integrated health system.

Training focuses on management experience within all aspects of a large health system, including:

  • Exposure to large scale medication storage and dispensing technology
  • Complex supply chain networks
  • Robust array of clinical pharmacy service lines
  • Rural and urban medical centers
  • Didactic learning experiences, and more.

Build upon your experiences to eventually assume the position of Director of Pharmacy or Chief Pharmacy Officer in a leading health care organization.

ASHP Required Purpose Statement

PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on 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.

PGY2 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in specialized areas of practice. PGY2 residencies provide residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of patient care or other advanced practice settings. Residents who successfully complete an accredited PGY2 pharmacy residency are prepared for advanced patient care, academic, or other specialized positions, along with board certification, if available.

The PGY1 / 2 HSPAL Residency conducted by Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA is currently a pre-candidate for accreditation by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.