Residency Listing

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center - Burlington
Department of Pharmacy
41 Mall Road
Burlington, MA 01805
Code: 13601
NMS Code: 189013
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Elizabeth A O'Gara, Pharm.D., BCPS
(781) 744-3419
Fax: (781) 744-5446
Director of Pharmacy: Nancy A. Huff, Pharm.D., RPh
(781) 744-5077
Fax: (781) 744-5446
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 5
Application Deadline: 1/2/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 47500
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The PGY1 Pharmacy Resident will participate in a broad range of experiences to promote development as a well-rounded pharmacist. Required learning experiences include Ambulatory Care, Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Critical Care, Immunology (Solid Organ Transplant or Hematology/Oncology) and Practice Management. A variety of electives are offered such as Inpatient Anticoagulation, Heart Failure, Nutrition Support and others. Residents who complete this program will be well prepared for PGY2 Specialized training, or to obtain a position in general pharmacotherapy practice.
Fringe Benefits:   Medical and Dental Insurance, Basic and Supplemental Term Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Earned Time (holidays, vacation, sick leave), travel reimbursement for ASHP Midyear meeting and the Eastern States Residency Conference
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   PharmD degree, eligibility for licensure in Massachuesetts, application through PhORCAS, letter of intent, College of Pharmacy transcript (min. GPA 3.0), curriculum vitae, 3 references using the Standard Reference Template in PhORCAS (at least one reference form from a direct patient care preceptor), on-site interview.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Lahey Clinic Hospital
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary care, Community-based
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 50
Non-Professional Staff: 45
Number of Medical Centers: 1
Total Beds: 335
Average Daily Census: 317
Site Special Features:   Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, located 20 miles northwest of Boston, encompasses an embulatory care center serving more than 3,000 patients each day and a 335-bed hospital including a 24-hour emergency department, 3 critical care units, and a Level II Trauma Center. Lahey is a teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine and maintains residency and fellowship programs for more than 130 new physicians in multiple subspecialties. The Pharmacy Department has academic affiliations with the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences University and Northeastern University School of Pharmacy. As a research center, Lahey offers patients access to clinical trials of new therapies for diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and cataracts. Research programs encompass more than 200 clinical trial protocols and participation in numerous national and international studies.