Residency Listing

Rochester General Hospital
Department of Pharmacy
1425 Portland Avenue
Rochester, NY 14621
Code: 22052
NMS Code: 218913
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Robert A. Reiss, Pharm.D., MPA
(585) 922-5746
Fax: (585) 922-3730
Director of Pharmacy: Douglas J. Hosie, RPh, MBA
(585) 922-5382
Fax: (585) 922-3830
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
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Estimated Stipend: 47500
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

Pharmacy residents will find a setting to learn from which embraces teamwork within the department and throughout the hospital. The program is primarily clinical in nature with exposure to centralized pharmacy, sterile product preparation, and decentralized medication cabinet distribution system. The pharmacy resident's required areas of training include staffing, internal medicine, critical care, infectious diseases, anticoagulation, ambulatory care, research, and pharmacy administrative leadership. The resident may elect additional training with services such as emergency medicine, geriatrics, oncology, and other areas of hospital pharmacy practice.

Fringe Benefits:   The resident will receive medical and dental insurance, vacation time, and travel reimbursement to professional meetings.
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: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching Community Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 41
Non-Professional Staff: 50
Total Beds: 528
Average Daily Census: 500
Site Special Features:   Rochester General Hospital is a 528 bed acute care hospital and is the largest hospital within the Rochester Regional Health System. The hospital has been recognized nine times as a Thomson/Solucient Top 100 Cardiovascular hospital, and is ranked #1 for Cardiac Care in New York State and among the top 4 hospitals nationwide by CareChex®, the hospital quality rating service. The Rochester General Hospital Department of Pharmacy operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The pharmacists provide care using both a centralized and decentralized approach. The department has a 797 compliant IV admixture room and uses medication dispensing stations throughout the hospital which are fully integrated into the hospital’s electronic medication system, part of the hospital’s electronic medical record system. Enhanced clinical pharmacy services are provided in internal medicine, antimicrobial stewardship, critical care, anticoagulation, and emergency medicine.