Residency Listing

Jewish Hospital
200 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville, KY 40202
Code: 52036
NMS Code: 256713
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Margaret B Cole, Pharm.D., CCRC
(502) 587-2841
Fax: (502) 587-4029
Director of Pharmacy: Jim O'Donnell, Pharm.D.
(502) 587-2816
Fax: (502) 527-4029
Program Contact: Margaret B Cole, Pharm.D., CCRC
(502) 587-2841
Fax: (502) 587-4029
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 2
Application Deadline: 12/31/2018
Starting Date: 7/2/2019
Estimated Stipend: 48000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   

Jewish Hospital Louisville PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program prepares pharmacists to assume clinical pharmacy and pharmacy management positions and/or responsibilities. Such responsibilities include, but are not limited to, disease state management, interdisciplinary patient care, drug policy development & implementation, and education of pharmacy students, pharmacy residents, patients and healthcare providers. Residents will assume the role of a clinical pharmacist with appropriate instruction, modeling, coaching and facilitating to provide a wide variety of direct patient care, policy development, practice research, practice management and drug information delivery activities.

Strengths of the program include certified clinical pharmacists and college of pharmacy faculty practicing in various clinical specialties (e.g. infectious disease, solid organ transplant, cardiology, critical care, emergency medicine, ambulatory care), as well as management, evidence based medicine, medication use policy and teaching. Jewish Hospital provides a robust and comprehensive pharmacy training environment. Within the Jewish Hospital facilities, residents will learn and interact with community based physicians along with University of Louisville physicians and faculty. Frazier Rehab Institute, Jewish Hospital and other KentuckyOne Health facilities will deliver a breadth and inclusive training environment. The residency program is structured to facilitate the professional growth of each resident through achievement of the following desired program competencies: 1) patient care, 2) advancing practice and improving patient care, 3) leadership and management, 4) teaching, education, and dissemination of knowledge, and 5) pharmacy research. The residency program is structured to offer the resident multifaceted learning experiences in both the community and teaching setting to prepare the residents for future endeavors.

Fringe Benefits:   

The resident receives medical, dental and life insurance, 10 days paid vacation, 6 paid holidays (residents must staff 1 major and 1 minor holiday), 5 days paid personal days, eligible for 401k, travel expenses paid for professional meetings and required travel (national and regional meetings).

Special Requirements for Acceptance:   

Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a PharmD and eligibility for licensure in Kentucky. All application materials MUST be submitted via PhORCAS. No application materials will be accepted via US mail, email or by submission in person.

Required application materials include:

  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Letter of intent – why you are pursing this residency and the experiences you hope to gain for your personal and professional growth; maximum of 500 words
  • Office college transcript(s)
  • Three letters of recommendation

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Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: Private
Model Type(s): Community Hospital
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 35
Non-Professional Staff: 39
Number of Medical Centers: 1
Total Beds: 462
Average Daily Census: 285
Site Special Features:   

Jewish Hospital opened in 1905 with a mission to provide all patients with the highest quality health care. Today, this mission continues with a focus on research and education.

Located in downtown Louisville, Jewish Hospital is a 462-bed, internationally renowned, high-tech tertiary referral center. The hospital maintains quality health care with leading-edge advancements in a vast number of specialties and services. Jewish ranks nationally for many of its clinical programs and is noted for a number of medical firsts. Jewish Hospital is the site of the nation's first four hand transplants and the world's first and second successful AbioCor™ Implantable Replacement Heart transplant. The hospital is federally designated to perform all five solid organ transplants – heart, lung, liver, kidney and pancreas.