Residency Listing

UPMC St. Margaret
815 Freeport Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
Code: 23022
NMS Code: *173013,173022
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Greg Castelli, PharmD
(412) 784-4227
Fax: (412) 784-5274
Director of Pharmacy: Ronald J O'Neill, Pharm.D.
(412) 784-4122
Fax: (412) 784-5414
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month or 24 month
Number of Positions: 5
Application Deadline: 2014-01-13
Starting Date: 2006-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 47486
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   *NMS Code 173013 - a 12-month PGY1 pharmacy residency with a focus in family medicine and commitment to continue on to a 12-month PGY2 family medicine pharmacy residency; NMS Code 173022 - a 12-month PGY1 pharmacy residency with a focus in geriatric pharmacy and commitment to continue on to a 12-month PGY2 geriatric pharmacy residency. This residency provides opportunities to provide direct patient care through Medication Management Service (focusing on diabetes, polypharmacy, and anticoagulation management), lead diabetes group visits, and participate in weekly faculty development seminars. The 2 year design of the residency (First year-PGY1 pharmacy, Second year-Family Medicine or Geriatrics) allows flexibility to tailor the experience to the resident's interests. The resident will be part of the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy/UPMC Health System Pharmacy Residency Program.
Fringe Benefits:   The resident is eligible for health and life insurance, conference budget, free lunches, paid vacation, and holiday leave.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Pharm.D., licensure, academic transcript, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, US citizenship.
Training Site Type: Community teaching hospital, family medicine outpatient health centers
Owner Affiliate: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Model Type(s): Community Teaching Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 21
Non-Professional Staff: 25
Number of Medical Centers: 4
Total Beds: 258
Average Daily Census: 200
Site Special Features:   UPMC St. Margaret, a community teaching hospital, holds a leadership role in Family Medicine as one of the oldest and largest Family Medicine Residency Programs in Pennsylvania. St. Margaret is an incredibly supportive place to work and learn. Pittsburgh is a very friendly and welcoming city with wide representation of various ethnic groups throughout the city. It boasts 3 professional sport teams, active theater district, many historic sites, and many fabulous restaurants.