Residency Listing

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy Services
One Deaconess Road, CCB17
Boston, MA 02215
Code: 13600
NMS Code: *165513,165521
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Katherine Cunningham, MHA, Pharm.D., BCPS
(617) 754-3812
Fax: (617) 754-3833
Director of Pharmacy: Thomas J. Siepka, R.Ph., MS FACHE
(617) 754-3826
Fax: (617) 754-3865
Program Contact:
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 4
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 49000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   *NMS Code 165513 - positions for U.S. applicants; NMS Code 165521 - positions for international applicants.

The Post Graduate Year one (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) builds upon Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists who are: responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. The PGY1 program provides the resident with in-depth training and practice experience in the core rotations (Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Critical Care required, Oncology, Solid Organ Transplant, Teaching) as well as with elective rotations (Advanced Medical Intensive Care, Advanced ID, Ambulatory, Antibiotic Stewardship, Bone Marrow Transplant, Cardiology, Cardiology Intensive Care; Disease-specific Ambulatory Clinics, Hepatology, Medication Safety, Neuro/SICU, TSICU), which are provided to align with our resident's interests and career plans. Longitudinal activities during the residency are designed to expand the resident's experiences in pharmacy and health-system leadership, the formulary and medication use process, drug policy, and medication safety. Additionally, residents will develop their skills to be competent in the provision of clinical and operational services within the acute care setting. Each resident will be responsible for completing a residency project and manuscript. A Teaching Certificate Program is offered in collaboration with MCPHS University.
Fringe Benefits:   Paid vacation/holidays/sick leave, health/life insurance, and professional travel reimbursement.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Applicants must be graduates or candidates for graduation of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited degree program or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP); Licensed or eligible for licensure in Massachusetts (residents must be licensed within 90 days of initiation of residency); Letter of interest including a statement of professional goals and reasons for pursuing a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program; Curriculum Vitae; Official Pharmacy School Transcript and; Three references utilizing the Standardized Reference form in Phorcas. Reference writers should also complete the questions in the narrative section in Phorcas in its entirety.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 70
Non-Professional Staff: 60
Number of Medical Centers: 2
Total Beds: 673
Average Daily Census: 600
Site Special Features:   BIDMC is a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, and is renowned for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, teaching and community service. The mission of BIDMC is to provide extraordinary care, where the patient comes first, supported by world-class education and research. We serve our patients compassionately and effectively and work to create a healthy future for them and their families. Our mission is supported by our commitment to provide personalized excellent care for our patients and a workforce committed to individual accountability, mutual respect and collaboration. Located in the heart of Boston's medical community, BIDMC hosts nearly three quarters of a million patient visits annually in and around Boston. At Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, we are passionate about leading-edge patient care. As a major teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School, we are Boston's home to unmatched clinical expertise, breakthrough research and exceptional teaching. Our patients can be confident they are receiving treatments that are today's gold standard of care - or innovative therapies that will become the gold standard of tomorrow.