Postgraduate Year One Pharmacy Practice Residency at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn
NYU Langone Health’s postgraduate year 1 (PGY-1) Pharmacy Practice Residency program at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn is a one-year program that provides residents a rigorous and personalized experience in the inpatient setting. You receive broad pharmacotherapy exposure with rotations in adult internal medicine, critical care (medical and surgical), infectious diseases, emergency medicine, research, and pharmacy administration.
Our residents develop the skills necessary to provide a high level of pharmaceutical care in a variety of practice settings. You are a vital member of the medical team collaborating on patient care, participating in medical emergencies, and providing pharmacotherapeutic and pharmacokinetic consultation. Our program equips you with the knowledge and experience necessary to pursue PGY-2 training in your area of choice or pursue a position as a general pharmacy practitioner or adjunct faculty member in a pharmacy college.
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) is currently evaluating the program for accreditation; we are in candidate status.
Pharmacy Practice Residency Curriculum
The PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency curriculum at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn consists of the following requirements, including core rotations.
Orientation/Pharmacy Operations: 4 weeks
Internal Medicine I: 4 weeks
Internal Medicine II: 4 weeks
Medical Intensive Care Unit: 4 weeks
Infectious Diseases (ID Consult Service): 4 weeks
Infectious Diseases (Antimicrobial Stewardship): 4 weeks
Surgical Intensive Care Unit: 4 weeks
Emergency Medicine: 4 weeks
Pharmacy Administration: 4 weeks
Research: 4 weeks
Elective Rotations: 8 weeks
Medication Use Evaluation Project: longitudinal
Pharmacy Administration: longitudinal
Residents may choose elective rotations in Trauma, Neuro Intensive Care Unit, Medical Intensive Care II, Surgical Intensive Care Unit II, Emergency Medicine II, and Infectious Diseases Consult II.
Pharmacy Practice Residency Research Requirements
Residents must complete a scholarly research project. You are encouraged to choose a topic in an area of interest to you that will contribute to the advancement of medical knowledge.
You must also complete a medication use evaluation and present the results at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting.
Pharmacy Practice Residency Longitudinal Experiences
Residents have the following longitudinal responsibilities:
- a scholarly research project, with results presented at a regional pharmacy conference
- Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) training for participating in rapid response teams (RRTs)/airway codes
- clinical in-house or operational coverage every other weekend
- staffing every other weekend
- participation in a medication use evaluation project
- monograph and class review
- medication safety experiences
- participation in various hospital-wide committees
- participation in a teaching certificate program (available through our college of pharmacy affiliation)
Pharmacy Practice Residency Stipend and Benefits
Residents receive a stipend of $51,500, as well as comprehensive health insurance, 14 vacation days, and 7 professional meeting days.
Pharmacy Practice Residency Eligibility Requirements
To apply to our Pharmacy Practice Residency at NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, you must possess a PharmD degree from an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)–accredited college or school of pharmacy. You must also be licensed or eligible for licensure in New York state.
You have the option to be certified on-site for the Part III Compounding section of the New York State pharmacist licensing exam series.
Pharmacy Practice Residency Application Process
We offer two PGY-1 positions per year. You must apply through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) and participate in the ASHP Resident Matching Program. The resident matching program code is 276913.
Applicants must submit the following application materials through PhORCAS by January 5, 2022:
- all official college transcripts
- your CV
- three references submitted through the reference form in PhORCAS
- a personal statement that describes your goals and interests, motivation for completing the PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, and why you want to be a part of NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn
If requested, an on-site interview is also required and will be conducted at the applicant’s expense. A patient case discussion is mandatory during the interview.
The start date for the program is the last Monday of June, but is subject to change.