Residency Listing

Allegheny General Hospital
Department of Pharmacy
320 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Code: 23064
NMS Code: 224013
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Paula J. Horn, Pharm.D., BCACP
(412) 359-3500
Fax: (412) 359-8332
Director of Pharmacy: Arpit Mehta, Pharm.D., MPH
(412) 359-3500
Fax: (412) 359-8332
Program Contact: Paula J. Horn, Pharm.D., BCACP
(412) 359-3500
Fax: (412) 359-8332
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 1/2/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 44000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

Program is conducted within a tertiary medical center that is expanding ambulatory and outpatient pharmacy services. Experiences in providing clinical pharmacy services occur through longitudinal rotations in the outpatient pharmacy and anticoagulation clinic with focused ambulatory rotations in internal medicine, heart failure, urgent care, outpatient oncology, transitions of care, drug information and three elective rotations. The program is structured around the core experiences but allows residents to customize experiences according to interests and anticipated career directions. Participation in community outreach events, research, formulary and practice guideline development, and various teaching programs are required. An elective teaching certificate program is offered.

Fringe Benefits:   

13 PTO days, 4 holidays, medical/dental/prescription/life insurance participation, travel days, travel stipend, ASHP membership, uniform stipend, free parking.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Graduation from an accredited school of pharmacy, eligible for Pennsylvania licensure, citizenship/active visa, curriculum vitae

Training Site Type:

Hospital within a Health-System

Owner Affiliate: Private
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 88
Non-Professional Staff: 61
Total Beds: 576
Average Daily Census: 430
Site Special Features:   

AGH is an academic medical center serving Pittsburgh and the surrounding five-state area. The PGY1 residency provides comprehensive training in health-system pharmacy practice with an emphasis on the delivery of clinical services in ambulatory settings. The goal of the Program is to develop the knowledge, skills, and philosophy required to pursue rational pharmacotherapy in a collaborative environment. Residents will participate in a flexible program that has a variety of experiences tailored for each resident. Additional experiences include journal club, continuing education programs, teaching and student mentorship, patient education, and participation on multidisciplinary committees to develop medication use initiatives.