Residency Listing

UC Irvine Health
101 The City Drive, Route 32, Bldg 53, Room 207
Orange, CA 92868
Code: 92300
NMS Code: 180013
Postgraduate Year One (PGY1)
Accreditation Status: Accredited
Residency Program Director: Mark A. Baje, Pharm.D., BCCCP
(714) 456-8014
Fax: (714) 456-5998
Director of Pharmacy: Melanie D Joe, Pharm.D., FCSHP
(714) 456-5514
Fax: (714) 456-5998
Program Contact:
Residency Information:
Duration/Type: 12 mo. residency
Number of Positions: 6
Application Deadline: 2019-03-20
Starting Date: 2019-07-09
Estimated Stipend: 50000
Interview Required: Yes
Residency Special Features:   **PHASE II MATCH INFORMATION (updated 3/15/19) **
We have matched both our Phase I positions.  However, we are pleased to be able to offer 4 newly-approved  PGY1 positions for this year's Phase II Match.  Please apply via PHORCAS by 5pm Wednesday 3/20/19 and include your letter of intent, 3 references, and curriculum vitae.  


Established in 1967, the mission of the UC Irvine Pharmacy PGY1 Residency Program is to develop capable, confident, and independent pharmacists equipped with a foundation of knowledge and skills to meet the current and future challenges of pharmacy practice, through impactful learning experiences led by experienced and inspirational preceptors within a pharmacy department focused on high-quality, cost-effective pharmaceutical care in an inpatient-focused, collaborative, university-based environment. The vision of the UC Irvine Pharmacy PGY1 Residency Program is to be a recognized residency training site of excellence that produces exemplary pharmacists who make a difference in patient care and in the pharmacy profession.
Learning experiences are offered in a wide variety of practice areas and are customized to the resident's individual interests. Our preceptors provide expert training to our residents, and many are board-certified pharmacotherapy specialists.
Learning experiences include:
  • Required block learning experiences include orientation, critical care medical ICU, critical care neuro ICU, infectious diseases, internal medicine, leadership and practice management, and medication safety.
  • Elective block learning experiences include emergency medicine, critical care neonatal ICU, critical care surgical ICU, informatics and automation, oncology inpatient, oncology infusion center, and psychiatry
  • Required longitudinal learning experiences include: transitions of care, staffing, practice management, teaching certificate, and research project
Fringe Benefits:   Our generous benefits package includes three weeks earned paid vacation and thirteen paid holidays; medical, dental, and vision health insurance; and professional leave for selectpharmacy conferences.
Special Requirements for Acceptance:   Licensed to practice in California by the end of the fourth month
Training Site Type: Hospital
Owner Affiliate: UC Regents
Model Type(s): Teaching, Acute care
Tax Status: Nonprofit
Professional Staff: 59
Non-Professional Staff: 32
Total Beds: 412
Average Daily Census: 400
Site Special Features:   UC Irvine Medical Center has been rated among the nation's best hospitals by U.S. News and World Report for 16 years and counting, and is the only university-based medical center in Orange County. UCI Douglas Hospital is a 412-bed acute care hospital that provides tertiary and quarternary care, ambulatory and specialty medical clinics, behavioral health and rehabilitation, and is Orange County's only level I adult trauma center. UC Irvine Medical Center is the primary teaching site for the UC Irvine School of Medicine one of the top medical schools for research. Our Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of only 47 in the nation and is the only one in Orange County designated for excellence by the National Cancer Institute. Our Comprehensive Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center is the first in Orange County to be certified is a Comprehensive Stroke Center by the nation's preeminent healthcare standard-setting organization. UC Irvine is also the first hospital in Orange County to receive American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition for Nursing Excellence.