Residency Listing

St. Joseph Medical Center
P.O. Box 316
2500 Bernville Road
Reading, PA 19603
Code: 23016
NMS Code: 169713
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Christopher Walsh, RPh., Pharm.D., FISMP
(610) 378-2520
Fax: (610) 378-2609
Director of Pharmacy: Marian M. Rhoads, R.Ph., M.S.
(610) 378-2128
Fax: (610) 378-2609
Program Contact: Christopher Walsh, RPh., Pharm.D., FISMP
(610) 378-2520
Fax: (610) 378-2609
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline:


Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend:


Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The pharmacy practice residency provides an in-depth experience in a broad array of pharmacy practice focusing on an integrated practice model. Rotational experiences include Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Medication Error Prevention, Emergency Department, Critical Care, and Infectious Disease. Resident presents formal lectures to clinicians of multiple disciplines, inservices and a major research project. The resident can also serve as a preceptor for pharmacy clerkship students during some rotations.
Fringe Benefits:   The resident receives health insurance, paid time off, and professional travel reimbursement.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   US Citizenship, Pharm.D., or equivalent experience, eligible for Pennsylvania licensure, completed application, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of reference (2 academic, one from current or previous employer), letter of intent, official pharmacy school transcript.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate:

Penn State Health

Model Type(s): Acute Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff:


Non-Professional Staff:


Number of Medical Centers: 1
Total Beds: 279
Average Daily Census: 124
Site Special Features:   

Now part of the new Penn State Health System, Saint Joseph Medical Center is located in Reading, Pennsylvania, which is the county seat for Berks County. Despite its closeness to metropolitan areas such as Philadelphia, New York City and Baltimore, Reading is still located in Pennsylvania’s Dutch Country. Services offered by the hospital include cardiac catheterization lab, open heart program and helicopter transport.