Residency Listing

SBH Health System, St. Barnabas Hospital
4422 Third Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457-2594
Code: 22098
NMS Code: 261413
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Candidate
Residency Program Director: Frank Piacenti, Pharm.D.
(718) 960-6362
Director of Pharmacy: Ruth E Cassidy, BS, Pharm.D., FACHE
(718) 960-6180
Fax: (718) 960-6676
Program Contact: Frank Piacenti, Pharm.D.
(718) 960-6362
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 Months; Full-Time Residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2019-02-01
Starting Date: 2019-07-02
Estimated Stipend: 44800
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   A Post-Graduate Year 1 (PGY-1) pharmacy residency training at SBH Health System will provide exposure to managing a culturally and medically diverse population. 6 week Core rotations will include Critical Care; Infectious Diseases; Internal Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Ambulatory Care and Pharmacy Administration. Furthermore, residents may choose electives from the rapidly growing areas in pharmacy practice namely - Transitions of Care and  Pharmacy Informatics. Residents will co-precept pharmacy students on rotation to develop their teaching skills.
Fringe Benefits:   Two weeks paid vacation; comprehensive medical, vision & dental insurance; on-site parking at a reduced rate and reimbursement for conferences.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D; eligible for licensure in New York; curriculum vitae; transcript; three letters of recommendation; letter of intent.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Community Teaching Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Number of Medical Centers: 5
Total Beds: 422
Site Special Features:   SBH Health System is affiliated with five colleges of Pharmacy and also serves as the teaching hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine and CUNY School of Medicine. SBH leads the Bronx Partners for Healthy Communities (BPHC), a coalition of over 150 Bronx-based organizations that strive to improve healthcare delivery and outcomes in the Bronx community. The SBH pharmacy department houses innovative technologies such as a Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) code tray dispensing system and a Robotic IV Automation (RIVA) system that compounds IV admixtures in a fully enclosed sterile environment.