Residency Listing

Highland Hospital
1000 South Avenue, Box 77
Rochester, NY 14620
Code: 22039
NMS Code: 201213
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Jeff D. Huntress, Pharm.D., BCPS
(585) 341-6792
Fax: (585) 341-9768
Director of Pharmacy: Jeff D. Huntress, Pharm.D., BCPS
(585) 341-6792
Fax: (585) 341-9768
Program Contact: Jeff D. Huntress, Pharm.D., BCPS
(585) 341-6792
Fax: (585) 341-9768
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-01-10
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 47500
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   This residency program is designed to provide a well-rounded clinical pharmacy experience with an emphasis on internal medicine. Experiences at the primary site include anticoagulation monitoring, antimicrobial stewardship, critical care, infectious diseases, internal medicine, pharmacokinetics and administration. The resident will also have the opportunity to complete up to 8 weeks of additional elective rotations at Strong Memorial Hospital. Opportunities to complete research and gain experience in teaching pharmacy students throughout the year are available.
Fringe Benefits:   The resident will receive medical, dental and life insurance; sick leave; 15 days vacation; reference allowance; and professional travel reimbursement.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D. graduate from an accredited program, eligibility for NY licensure, letter of intent, curriculum vitae, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Affiliate of the University of Rochester Medical Center
Model Type(s): Teaching Community Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 17
Non-Professional Staff: 23
Total Beds: 261
Average Daily Census: 240
Site Special Features:   Highland Hospital is teaching community hospital that strives to maintain a warm, caring environment. Highland is an affiliate of the largest academic medical center in the region (URMC), and is the region’s leading provider for key specialties including joint replacement, bariatric surgery, women's services and geriatrics. Rochester is known as a small city with a big city vibe, is home to many summer festivals, and is located very close to the Finger Lakes wine region.