Residency Listing

UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
3811 O'Hara Street, Room 1506
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Code: 23083
NMS Code: *252413,252421
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Candidate
Residency Program Director: Matthew P. Joseph, Pharm.D., BCPS
(412) 586-9082
Fax: (412) 586-9225
Director of Pharmacy: Tanya J. Fabian, Pharm.D., Ph.D., BCPP
(412) 586-9754
Fax: (412) 586-9225
Program Contact: Matthew P. Joseph, Pharm.D., BCPS
(412) 586-9082
Fax: (412) 586-9225
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 2017-12-31
Starting Date: 2019-07-01
Estimated Stipend: 45100
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   *NMS Code 252413 –12-month PGY-1 residency; NMS Code 252421 – PGY-1 residency with a commitment to continue to our 12-month PGY-2 psychiatric pharmacy residency. Our residents will become confident, effective practitioners of medical and psychiatric pharmacotherapy. Residents will focus on ensuring application of safe, effective, and evidence-based medicine practices to individual patients in the population across the health system. Residents will demonstrate competency in educating their patients as well as current and future health care professionals.
Fringe Benefits:   Health, dental, eye care, life, and disability available; Vacation and professional days provided; Travel stipend available.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Completion of accredited PharmD program, PhORCAS application, transcript, curriculum vitae, letter of intent, intern hours verification from, three standardized references.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Teaching/Tertiary
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 15
Non-Professional Staff: 15
Number of Medical Centers: 2
Total Beds: 300
Average Daily Census: 300
Site Special Features:   Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) of UPMC is a 300-bed acute psychiatric hospital, WPIC provides mental health care for more than 15,000 patients each year. This includes 4,000 inpatients seen in our hospital as well as 11,000 outpatients and consults within the UPMC Health System. As part of UPMC, WPIC provides a comprehensive range of behavioral health services for individuals, including children, adolescents, adults, and seniors, who are at every stage in their recovery.