Residency Listing

University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences/Buffalo Psychiatric Center
212 Kapoor Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-8033
Code: 22006
NMS Code: 195813
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Tammie Lee Demler, B.S., Pharm.D., MBA, BCPP
Fax: 716-816-2496
Director of Pharmacy: William Prescott, Jr, Pharm.D.
(716) 645-4780
Fax: (716) 829-6093
Program Contact: Mary E. Kruszynski
Fax: 716-829-6093
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 1
Application Deadline:


Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 42000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The purpose of the PGY1 residency is to prepare graduates for a PGY2 residency position, general entry level clinical pharmacist, and/or academic position. This program is focused on pharmacotherapy and research clinical practice learning opportunities with an enhanced exposure to psychiatric patient population. The resident will be exposed to research and clinical studies, retrospective database analysis, psychiatric education, and protocol writing. Required rotations include practice management, clinical pharmacy services, drug information and general medicine. Elective rotations can be completed within the Buffalo Psychiatric Center, or with our affiliated sites, such as the DENT Neurologic Institute, Niagara Hospice, and Erie County Medical Center.  
Fringe Benefits:   Comprehensive benefit packing including paid vacation/holidays/sick leave, health/dental and vision insurance (additional information available upon request)
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Must possess a Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE-accredited school of pharmacy and must be eligible for licensure in New York State. Pharm.D. or equivalent experience; eligible for licensure in NYS; and completed application through PhORCAS (which include CV, letter of intent, 3 letter of recommendation, and transcripts).
Training Site Type: State Psychiatric Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Teaching
Patients Enrolled: 160
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 11
Non-Professional Staff: 2
Site Special Features:   Inpatient Services - 160 bed psychiatric hospital serving over 400 persons per year. Outpatient Services - 10 community-based mental health clinics serving 2100+ persons per year. Residential Services - 1 Residential Care Center for Adults (103 beds), 3 State Operated Community Residences (total 62 beds), a Family Care Program with over 75 family care homes. Combined these residential programs serve over 400 persons per year. Affiliations with the UB School of Pharmacy for a teaching certificate, medication therapy management certification, and involvement with precepting pharmacy students during clinical rotations.