Pharmacy Practice Residency (Minnesota)
Mayo School of Health Sciences in Rochester, Minn., offers a one-year postgraduate PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency. The program is designed for practitioners who desire a broad pharmacotherapy experience.
This program prepares the resident to provide optimal and compassionate patient care, educate self and others, optimize drug therapy outcomes through incorporation of evidence based medicine and research, and demonstrate commitment to the pharmacy profession.
You will understand how to manage an effective and efficient pharmacy practice while demonstrating professional maturity and sound ethical character.
This program provides high-quality clinical experiences needed to create a well-rounded, fully competent pharmacist. As a pharmacy practice resident you will:
- Develop expertise, knowledge and skills in a broad range of therapeutics.
- Contribute to a multidisciplinary health-care team offering patient-specific therapeutic interventions to optimize drug therapy outcomes.
- Enhance your skills in conducting clinical research, medication use evaluations and quality improvement initiatives.
- Strengthen your communication skills by presenting formal and informal lectures, writing a manuscript and leading interdisciplinary discussions.
Mayo Clinic's PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency provides opportunities for advanced training in all pharmacotherapy areas with a challenging, high-quality curriculum. During each rotation you will work closely with your primary preceptor, highly qualified pharmacists, as well as physicians and other allied health professionals.
The Pharmacy Practice Residency Program at Mayo Clinic is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) (www.ashp.org).
Mayo Foundation is also accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission.
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The Mayo Clinic campus in Rochester, Minn., comprises an extensive outpatient complex, Saint Marys Hospital and Rochester Methodist Hospital, and substantial research and education facilities.
This Mayo site is among the largest, most advanced medical centers in the world.
Primarily, education for this residency is conducted at Saint Marys Hospital, a 1,157-bed facility that was founded in 1889. Within Saint Marys is the 85-bed Mayo Eugenio Litta Children's Hospital. Residents also have rotations at Mayo Clinic and Rochester Methodist Hospital.
Graduation and Certification
Upon successful completion of your PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency, you will receive a Mayo School of Health Sciences (MSHS) Certificate of Completion from College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic.
The most important sign of the success of a training program is how its graduates fare as they begin their careers. Graduates of the Mayo Clinic PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency have consistently found immediate employment in hospital pharmacy practice, industry and academia
For the majority of the residency, your learning schedule will include 10-hour days, five days per week. In addition, pharmacy residents provide practice coverage every third weekend in a centralized or decentralized pharmacy area.
Each year, Mayo School of Health Sciences admits up to four residents to its PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. This ensures you will receive a comprehensive educational experience with extensive one-on-one instruction.