Residency Listing

Lancaster General Health/ Penn Medicine
Department of Pharmacy
555 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17604-3555
Code: 23027
NMS Code: 187013
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Amanda E Prusch, Pharm.D., BCPS
(717) 544-5219
Fax: (717) 544-5442
Director of Pharmacy: Matthew W. Eberts, Pharm.D., MBA, FASHP
(717) 544-7156
Fax: (717) 544-5442
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 month/PGY1
Number of Positions: 3
Application Deadline: 2018-01-03
Starting Date: 2019-06-19
Estimated Stipend: 50000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The Pharmacy Practice Residency is designed for residents to develop into confident, multi-faceted, acute care pharmacists prepared for independent practice, advanced training, leadership and/or teaching opportunities. The comprehensive program offers residents the opportunity to strengthen and refine clinical and patient care skills, while developing proficiency in project management, presentations, operations, policy development, and teaching skills. Available rotations include: infectious disease, emergency medicine, family medicine, cardiology, internal medicine, pediatrics, oncology, anticoagulation, critical care/trauma, pharmacokinetics, pharmacy services, management/leadership, medication safety, ambulatory, drug use policy, pain, pharmacy informatics, and research. In addition to core rotation requirements, electives allow flexibility to customize training. The resident is required to complete a major project of publishable quality and will travel to professional meetings to present their project’s findings.
Fringe Benefits:   medical, prescription, and dental coverage; paid time off; professional travel reimbursement; meal discounts; free parking; onsite fitness center
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Participation in PhORCAS plus the LGH required supplemental materials. Please refer to our residency website for the supplemental material required or contact the program for additional details.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Model Type(s): Community Teaching
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 64
Non-Professional Staff: 67
Total Beds: 600
Average Daily Census: 90
Site Special Features:   LGH is centrally located in Lancaster PA, within 2 hours of Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City. The technology-driven progressive pharmacy and health system has been nationally recognized for medication safety excellence, including ISMP and ASHP Best Practices Award, Magnet hospital designation, and Best Places to Work in PA.