Pharmacy Residency (PGY-1) Program
For further information please contact:
HENRY COHEN, B.S., M.S., Pharm.D., FCCM, BCPP, CGP
Chief Pharmacy Officer
Director of Pharmacy Residency Programs (PGY-1 and PGY-2)
Phone: (718) 604-5373 |
Fax: (718) 604-5486
Pharmacy Residency Goals
The Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and the Touro College of Pharmacy,
offer a one-year ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Residency (PGY-1) Program. The
primary goals of this residency program are to develop, hone, and maximize
the resident’s pharmacotherapy skills, and to develop basic competencies
in teaching, lecturing, presenting, writing, and publishing. The resident
will receive comprehensive, intense, and individualized training in all
aspects of pharmacy practice from dedicated, passionate, and expert pharmacy faculty.
The resident will be responsible for providing comprehensive medication
therapy management for patients in the following settings: acute care,
emergency medicine, critical care (medical, surgical, and cardiac), surgery,
cardiac-, neurologic-, and orthopedic-rehabilitation, long-term care,
psychiatry, neurology, and a variety of ambulatory care clinics. The resident
will perform pharmacotherapy and pharmacokinetic consultations, and approve
He/she will intensely participate in medication use evaluations, quality
assurance reports, adverse drug event and medication error reporting.
The resident will perform admission histories and medication reconciliation,
and drug discharge counseling. The resident will receive BCLS and ACLS
training and certification, and participate in codes.
Residency Research Project and Publishing Requirements
The resident is required to complete one scholarly pharmacy practice project
for poster presentation and publication. The resident will prepare an
abstract and poster for both state and national presentation, usually
in the form of a drug-induced adverse effect or a research project.
In order to apply for this ASHP-accredited pharmacy residency program (PGY-1),
you must be a graduate of an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy, and
you should possess a Pharm.D. degree, or a Post-BS Pharm.D. degree or
equivalent experience. Pharmacy licensure or eligibility for licensure
in NY State is required. The Part III (Compounding) of the NYS licensure
exam will be waived for incoming residents once the "Certification
of Completion of Pharmacy Practice Residency Competencies" is successfully
completed at the beginning of the residency year.
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