Residency Listing

Holy Cross Hospital
Department of Pharmacy
1500 Forest Glen Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Code: 35016
NMS Code: 212313
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Kikelola S Gbadamosi, M.B.A., M.S., Pharm.D., BCPS
(301) 754-7313
Fax: (301) 754-3311
Director of Pharmacy: Glenn Anderson, RPh, M.B.A
(301) 754-7311
Fax: (301) 754-3311
Program Contact: Vanessa Marroquin
(301) 754-3311
Fax: (301) 754-8811
Magnolia Vasquez
(301) 754-7331
Fax: (301) 754-3311
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo./residency
Number of Positions: 4
Estimated Stipend: 45000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The Holy Cross Hospital (HCH) residency program is designed to help pharmacists transition from the role of student to the role of practitioner. Pharmacists choosing to pursue residency training set themselves down a different career path, one that has potential for greatly increased job satisfaction and, more importantly, better patient care. The PGY-1 residency at Holy Cross Hospital is a rigorous and intentional advanced training program for motivated individuals. At the same time, the residency program is customized for each individual resident. Rotations selected and learning activities undertaken are all oriented toward the individual resident’s learning needs. Residents receive paid time travel expenses to attend specified National and State Conferences: ASHP Mid-Year conference and Eastern States Residency Conference.
Fringe Benefits:   Residents receive paid time off for vacation/sick time/holidays, discount meals and selective conferences reimbursement
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Only graduates from ACPE accredited pharmacy programs may apply to the residency program. Foreign pharmacy graduates may apply to the residency program after successfully passing TOEFL, FPGEE, and if licensed to practice pharmacy in the Maryland. The residency at HCH cannot be used to collect hours to sit for the NABPLEX. Applicants must submit the following materials by January 14, 2013 1) Transcript from college of pharmacy 2) Curriculum vitae 3) Letter of intent 4) Three letters of recommendation.
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Trinity Health
Model Type(s): Community Teaching Hospital
Patients Enrolled: 196853
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 57
Non-Professional Staff: 37
Number of Medical Centers: 4
Total Beds: 442
Average Daily Census: 425
Site Special Features:   The hospital offers a full range of inpatient, outpatient and community-based health care services, with specialized expertise in women and infant services, senior services, surgery, neuroscience and cancer. Specialists at the hospital perform more inpatient gynecologic surgeries, deliver more babies and care for more newborns with complex medical issues than any other hospital in Maryland. The hospital addresses the unique needs of seniors through the nation’s first Seniors Emergency Center – which has become a national model – as well as a Seniors Surgery Center, a full range of specialized surgical and inpatient services, healthy-aging programs and support services for caregivers.