Residency Listing

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy
51 North 39th Street
Room C-29
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Code: 23031
NMS Code: 147913
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Shril Amin, Pharm.D., BCPS
(267) 584-2442
Fax: (215) 243-3201
Director of Pharmacy: Nishaminy Kasbekar, BS, Pharm.D., FASHP
(215) 662-8213
Fax: (215) 243-4644
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 4
Application Deadline: 2019-01-02
Starting Date: 2019-06-24
Estimated Stipend: 47786
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   This residency provides experience to develop competency, knowledge and skills as a clinical pharmacist within a healthcare system and preparation for a PGY2 residency. Required experiences include: operations, management/administration, informatics, research, ambulatory care, internal medicine, critical care, surgical intensive care, and infectious diseases. Elective rotations include: HIV clinic, specialty pharmacy, emergency medicine, cardiac critical care, unit-based clinical pharmacy, and a Teaching Certificate Program through the University of the Sciences. Longitudinal experiences include: staffing, trauma bay response, project, case/therapeutics conference, and drug information.
Fringe Benefits:   Health insurance, 10 vacation days
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   PharmD, eligibility for Pennsylvania Pharmacy licensure, copy of college transcripts (Pharmacy), curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, letter of intent
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching, Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 57
Non-Professional Staff: 32
Total Beds: 497
Average Daily Census: 90
Site Special Features:   PPMC is a tertiary care academic medical center offering state-of-the-art services, from primary care to the most complex medical and surgical treatments provided by a world-renowned team of medical professionals. PPMC is a major center for Trauma/Critical Care, Orthopedic and Cardiac Surgery, Infectious Diseases, Ophthalmology, Oncology, and Cardiology while serving as a teaching hospital for the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency programs. A technologically advanced institution with integrated computerized physician order entry system (EPIC); centralized state-of-the-art IV clean room (USP 797 compliant) and chemotherapy program (USP 800 compliant); automated robotic unit dose distribution system (Swisslog) and smart infusion pumps.