Residency Listing

Allegheny General Hospital
320 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212-4772
Code: 23550
NMS Code: 110413
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: David J Pavlik, Pharm.D.
(412) 359-4571
Fax: (412) 359-4806
Director of Pharmacy: Arpit Mehta, Pharm.D., MPH
(412) 359-3500
Fax: (412) 359-8332
Program Contact: David J Pavlik, Pharm.D.
(412) 359-4571
Fax: (412) 359-4806
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo/residency
Number of Positions: 5
Application Deadline: 1/2/2019
Starting Date: 7/1/2019
Estimated Stipend: 44000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency with a Focus in Acute Care offers a variety of hospital experiences including multiple intensive care units, infectious diseases, cardiology, drug information and administration, emergency department, ambulatory anticoagulation, point of care/transitions of care, hematology/oncology, and two elective rotations. The program is structured around the core experiences but allows the residents to customize experiences according to interests and anticipated career directions. Residents will also complete a longitudinal research project, medication use evaluations, formulary reviews, and a variety of teaching experiences. 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
Model Type(s): Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 88
Non-Professional Staff: 61
Total Beds: 576
Average Daily Census: 430
Site Special Features:   

AGH is an academic health center serving Pittsburgh and the surrounding five-state area. The PGY1 residency provides comprehensive training in all aspects of institutional practice with an emphasis on the delivery of clinical services. The goal of the Residency 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 program development, teaching and student mentorship, patient education, and participation on multidisciplinary committees to develop medication use initiatives.