Residency Listing

Lee Memorial Hospital
Department of Pharmacy
2776 Cleveland Avenue
Ft. Myers, FL 33901
Code: 33011
NMS Code: 136613
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Suzanne M. Turner, Pharm.D., FASHP
(239) 343-2232
Director of Pharmacy: John A. Armitstead, M.S., RPh., FASHP
(239) 343-6490
Fax: (239) 343-6637
Program Contact: Suzanne M. Turner, Pharm.D., FASHP
(239) 343-2232
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 6
Application Deadline: 1/3/2019
Estimated Stipend: 41000
Interview Required: Yes
Multisite: Health Park Medical Center
Gulf Coast Medical Center
Residency Special Features:   

Our comprehensive residency program is designed to develop clinical competencies, leadership and professional skills. The resident will function as an integral part of the healthcare team. Core rotations include: Oncology, Internal Medicine, Decentralized Services, Pediatrics, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine and Antimicrobial Stewardship. The resident will have continuous experiences in pharmacy administration and pharmacy leadership as well as one month spent in either Administration, Leadership, Medication Safety or Informatics. Additional longitudinal experiences include; Project Management, Clinical Practice Advancement, Pharmacy Practice Experience and the completion of an ACPE accredited Teaching Certificate Program. Elective opportunities include: Pediatric Oncology, NICU, HIV, Cardiology, Cardiac ICU, ID Consult, Surgical/Trauma ICU, Transitions of Care, Transplant, Family Medicine, Education and Precepting, Community Practice and elective experiences in a core rotations.

Fringe Benefits:   Competitive salary, Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, 24 days paid time off, discounted meals, professional travel reimbursement and on-site ACPE-accredited continuing education.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Pharm.D, eligible for licensure in Florida, academic transcript, curriculum vitae, letter of intent. Three references are required; one can be from a faculty member and at least one must be from a Clinical Preceptor. . All reference writers must complete the Standardized Reference Form in PhORCAS. In lieu of a letter of recommendation the reference writers must complete the three Narrative Comment Sections in PhORCAS.

Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Public
Model Type(s): Community, Acute Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 140
Non-Professional Staff: 105
Number of Medical Centers: 5
Total Beds: 1400
Average Daily Census: 1200
Site Special Features:   

Lee Health is a multi-campus facility with more than 1400 patient beds located in SouthWest Florida. Services include: Level II Trauma Center, comprehensive Outpatient Oncology Center, Heart and Vascular Institute with Open-Heart Surgery, Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida providing comprehensive pediatric care including a Level III NICU and Pediatric Oncology and a Kidney Transplant program. Lee Health serves as a clinical clerkship site for five colleges of pharmacy and is active in medical research.