Residency Listing

MUSC Medical Center and College of Pharmacy
150 Ashley Avenue, RT Annex 606
Charleston, SC 29425
Code: 37007
NMS Code: 214913
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Jason Cooper, Pharm.D.
(843) 792-2238
Fax: (843) 792-5532
Director of Pharmacy: Heather Easterling, Pharm.D., MBA
(843) 792-5691
Fax: (843) 792-2360
Program Contact: Jason Cooper, Pharm.D.
(843) 792-2238
Fax: (843) 792-5532
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo residency
Number of Positions: 1
Multisite: The MUSC Medical Center is comprised of four hospitals: Ashley River Tower, Children's Hospital, Institute of Psychiatry, and University Hospital. Organizationally, MUSC is set up in service lines: Children and Women's, Digestive Diseases, Heart and Vascular, Musculoskeletal, Neurosciences, Oncology, Transplant; and Trauma, Critical and Acute Care. Numerous outpatient facilities include the Ashley River Tower, Rutledge Tower Clinics, Family Medicine Center and affiliated faculty practice ambulatory care centers.
Residency Special Features:   The PGY1 with Drug Information Focus Residency allows the resident to complete an ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency with electives, projects, and other assignments focused in the areas of drug information practice, formulary management, academia, medication safety, and informatics. The PGY1 resident will early commit to the PGY2 program in December of the PGY1 year. Therefore, this is essentially a 24-month program, with more specialization in the above areas during the PGY2 year. For more information about the PGY1 and PGY2 program, visit the MUSC Residency webpage at
Fringe Benefits:   For details about benefits, please see the Residency Manual located on the MUSC Residency webpage. (
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Details regarding the qualifications and application process can be found on the residency web site at
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: State
Model Type(s): Teaching, Acute Care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 117
Non-Professional Staff: 110
Total Beds: 700
Average Daily Census: 650
Site Special Features:   The Medical University of South Carolina is a state university with a medical center and six colleges for the education of a broad range of health professionals, biomedical scientists, and other health-related personnel. The Medical Center provides a rich diversity of experiences in education and training of students, residents, and fellows. The MUSC Medical Center and College of Pharmacy Residency Programs are offered on campus (Charleston, SC) by the MUSC Medical Center and College of Pharmacy.