Residency Listing

Mercy Health – Lorain Hospital
Department of Pharmacy
3700 Kolbe Road
Lorain, OH 44053
Code: 44068
NMS Code: 232413
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Sarah Suffel, Pharm.D., BCPS, CACP
(440) 960-3144
Fax: (440) 960-3071
Director of Pharmacy: Sarah Suffel, Pharm.D., BCPS, CACP
(440) 960-3144
Fax: (440) 960-3071
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 months
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 1/12/2019
Estimated Stipend:


Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   The PGY-1 residency program at Mercy is designed to expose two highly motivated residents to numerous practice areas.  Several direct patient care rotations are offered (i.e. internal medicine, critical care, ambulatory care, etc) as well as opportunities to gain knowledge in alternative practice areas (i.e. administration, patient safety/quality, etc). Elective rotations can be tailored to match the resident's interest.  Additional activities include presentations, completion of a research project, precepting of APPE and IPPE students, and participation on numerous hospital committee.
Fringe Benefits:   Health insurance (medical, dental, and vision), paid time off, and education and travel reimbursement.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Eligibility for Ohio Pharmacist licensure, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendations, interview, Candidates must follow requirements and instructions via Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) and National Match Services (NMS).
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Mercy Health
Model Type(s): Community Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 20
Non-Professional Staff: 25
Total Beds: 338
Average Daily Census: 200
Site Special Features:   Mercy is a member of Mercy Health, the largest health system in Ohio and is anot-for-profit, healthcare system, which has been providing health care to Lorain County and surrounding communities for more than 100 years.  Mercy has been named one of Northeast Ohio's Best Places to Work by Northcoast 99 two years in a row, and its hospitals rank among the best in quality in the region, according to Ohio Hospital Compare.