Residency Listing

Boston Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy - Atrium H2606
850 Harrison Avenue, Suite BN-C7
Boston, MA 02118
Code: 13300
NMS Code: *178313,178321
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Jason M Mordino, Pharm.D.
(617) 414-5684
Fax: (617) 638-6782
Director of Pharmacy: Joy A Vreeland, Pharm.D., BCPS
(617) 638-6790
Fax: (617) 638-6782
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 6
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Starting Date: 2019-06-25
Estimated Stipend: 49000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   NMS Code *178313 PGY1 and NMS Code: 178321 PGY1 International position. This comprehensive program emphasizes development of advanced pharmaceutical care skills, while encouraging residents to explore interests in teaching and quality improvement. Core rotations include internal medicine, specialty medicine (geriatrics, renal, ID), ambulatory care, surgery, practice management and critical care (medical, cardiac ICU). Electives include infectious diseases, emergency medicine, hematology oncology (inpatient and outpatient), pediatrics, medication safety and repeating any other required rotation subspecialty. Residents lead case conferences, present in-services and formal lectures, complete an Institute for Health Care Improvement (IHI) based QI project, and have opportunities to precept pharmacy students. Residents also participate in departmental on-call programs. Upon completion, residents will be independent practitioners prepared to pursue PGY2 residencies, or inpatient or ambulatory clinical patient care, positions. See the most up to date information about our program.
Fringe Benefits:   Health, dental, disability, life insurance, earned time accrual (holidays/vacation/sick leave), office space with computer, travel/CE allowance (Eastern States Residents, ASHP Midyear).
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Candidates need to answer one of the following questions (word limit of 500 words or less) and candidates should upload their writing samples as a part of their application packet. Reflect on a work experience that enabled you to better handle a difficult question/situation that arose while on rotation. OR Reflect on a challenging situation that required you to question your values or assumptions. How did you handle it? What did you learn?
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 67
Non-Professional Staff: 37
Total Beds: 496
Average Daily Census: 480
Site Special Features:   Boston Medical Center (BMC) is a private, not-for-profit, 496-bed, academic medical center located in Boston's historic South End. The hospital is the primary teaching affiliate for Boston University School of Medicine. BMC emphasizes community-based care, with its mission to provide consistently accessible health services to all. The largest safety net hospital in New England, BMC provides a full spectrum of pediatric and adult care services, from primary care and family medicine to advanced specialty care. BMC is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. The ambulatory care services at Boston Medical Center includes over 70 medical specialties and subspecialties seeing more than one million patient visits a year. Unwavering in its commitment to serve the community, BMC is dedicated to providing accessible health care. Approximately 59 percent of our patient visits come from underserved populations, such as the low-income and elderly, who rely on government payors such as Medicaid, the Health Safety Net, and Medicare for their coverage, and 31 percent do not speak English as a primary language.
The BMC Pharmacy Department provides integrated, collaborative, decentralized services to a wide range of patient populations. The department has an affiliation with, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University, Northeastern University, and the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy.