Residency Listing

Hackensack University Medical Center
30 Prospect Avenue
Hackensack, NJ 07601
Code: 21020
NMS Code: 724269
Postgraduate Year Two (PGY2)
Emergency Medicine Pharmacy
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Gabrielle L. Procopio, Pharm.D., BCPS
(551) 996-4368
Director of Pharmacy: Nilesh P. Desai , BS, RPh, MBA
(551) 996-2089
Fax: (551) 996-4910
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 months residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline:


Starting Date: 7/02/2018
Estimated Stipend:


Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The ASHP Accredited PGY2 Emergency Medicine Pharmacy Residency Program at Hackensack University Medical Center is designed to provide advanced training in all aspects of emergency care, including pharmacotherapy, toxicology, emergency preparedness, pre-hospital care, and regulatory requirements specific to the Emergency Department (ED) setting. Teaching responsibilities and completion of research suitable for presentation and publication are expected. Residents completing our program will demonstrate an understanding and working knowledge of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of disease states within the ED.

Fringe Benefits:   

Residents receive a comprehensive benefits package from Hackensack University Medical Center. The resident will have on-site parking, lab coat, and meal card support. Financial support is provided for residents to attend ASHP's Midyear Clinical Meeting and the Eastern States Residency Conference. Financial support may be provided for additional educational conferences as deemed necessary by the residency advisory committee.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Applicants should hold a Pharm.D. degree, be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in New Jersey, and possess good communication and interpersonal skills, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, and a letter of intent. PGY1 pharmacy residency from an ASHP accredited program is required. The position is available beginning July 2nd for a 12 month appointment.

Training Site Type: Emergency Medicine
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 115
Non-Professional Staff: 85
Total Beds: 775
Average Daily Census: 736
Site Special Features:   

This non-profit, teaching and research Hospital has grown to 775 beds and is the largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services in New Jersey. Hackensack University Medical Center is a Level II trauma center. The Emergency Department at Hackensack University Medical Center cares for over 100,000 adult patients annually. Affiliated with the Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School and a member of the New Jersey Council of Teaching Hospitals, the medical center is now the largest provider of inpatient and outpatient services in the state of New Jersey and now a member of the Hackensack Meridian Health.