Applying to the PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency

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: Jason Cross, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP email:

Assistant Residency Program Director: Jennifer Glisson, PharmD 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 (2023-2024)

  • Estimated Stipend: $53,400.00
  • 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.

Application Process

The Baystate Medical Center PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency Program participates in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Resident Matching Program.

We have 2 positions available for 2023-2024.

Online Application

Submit all applications through PhORCAS. The program number for Baystate Medical Center's PGY-1 Community-based Pharmacy residency is is 13037; National Match Code is 254915.

Applications close January 4, 2023.

Application Package

All PhORCAS applications must include the following:

  • Pharmacy School Transcript (sent directly from your school to PhORCAS)
  • 3 References (PhORCAS form acceptable)
  • Letter of Intent (When writing the Letter of Intent please follow the Letter of Intent Guidance Document)
  • Curriculum Vitae

Requirements for Acceptance

  • Eligibility for licensure in Massachusetts
  • PharmD degree
  • Online application package completed by the deadline

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