Residency Listing

Maimonides Medical Center
4802 Tenth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Code: 22650
NMS Code: 173113
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Patricia Caruso-Prendergast, RPh, MS, Pharm.D., BCPS
(718) 283-7207
Director of Pharmacy: Fredrick Cassera, RPh, MS, MBA
Program Contact: Patricia Caruso-Prendergast, RPh, MS, Pharm.D., BCPS
(718) 283-7207
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 3
Application Deadline: 1/5/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 42436
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

As a PGY-1 resident at Maimonides Medical Center, you will experience an extensive array of rotations to further develop your knowledge and enhance your clinical skills in the field of pharmacy. Unique and exciting opportunities include rotations in Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Investigational drug studies, Pharmacy Management and Administration, medication safety, transitions of care, cardiology, and oncology. The resident will also be enrolled in a Teaching Certification program offered by Long Island University. Publication in prestigious pharmacy journals is highly promoted. Residents will present formal lectures, prepare a major project to be presented at ASHP's Midyear Clinical Meeting, and fulfill weekly short-call requirements in the Emergency Department where they will have the opportunity to participate in public health initiatives.

Fringe Benefits:   

Competitive salary, 10 days paid vacation, 11 holidays, health insurance, prescription, and dental insurance. Travel to ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Eastern States Conference

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Graduate from an ACPE-accredited College of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy degree with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, and licensed or eligible for licensure in New York (US citizenship).
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 1228
Non-Professional Staff: 5112
Total Beds: 705
Site Special Features:   Maimonides is surrounded by the 2.5 million residents of Brooklyn and serves and incredibly varied patient population. More than 67 languages are spoken at Maimonides with representation of many different cultures. Given the diversity of our patients, Maimonides residents have the benefit of first hand experience with a broad range of pathology not available at other training centers. Our patients are a decade older on average than those seen in other urban hospitals and reflect what others will be seeing in ten years. It is the acuity of our patients, the support of our surrounding communities, and the dedication of our faculty that distinguish us among other programs in nation. The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Maimonides is an exciting and challenging program that allows residents to experience a wide array of pharmacy fields, with a particular emphasis on the emerging field of emergency medicine. With the help of qualified and experienced preceptors, residents will continue to develop their knowledge and skills in order to provide safe and effective pharmacotherapy services.