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Post Graduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency


The PGY1 pharmacy residency at Duke Regional Hospital builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy education and outcomes to contribute to the development of competent clinical pharmacists which are eligible for board certification and postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.

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Application Deadline

January 1, 2021

Positions Available


Core Learning ExperiencesElective Learning Experiences
Orientation – 6 weeksEndocrinology – 4 weeks
Transitions of Care – 2 weeksCritical Care Elective – 4 weeks
General Medicine – 4 weeksSurgery – 4 weeks
General Medicine Academic – 4 weeksOncology - 4 weeks
Critical Care – 6 weeksCardiology – 4 weeks (off‐site)
OR Satellite – 4 weeksPediatrics – 4 weeks (off‐site)
Emergency Medicine – 4 weeksAmbulatory Care – 4 weeks (off‐site)
Infectious Disease – 6 weeks

*Note: Additional opportunities for elective learning experiences in areas of interest may be available.


Longitudinal Learning Experiences


Residents are required to staff 4 shifts per month (typically one weekend and 2 additional shifts per month).


Residents will have the opportunity to develop their teaching and precepting by precepting pharmacy students and participating in a teaching certificate program. Additional opportunities for didactic teaching can be facilitated as well.


Residents are required to complete a 6‐month administration experience, providing the opportunity to be an active member of multiple pharmacy committees.


Residents will participate in the nutrition services team by participating in rounds when schedule permits and following total parenteral nutrition patients during weekend shifts throughout the year.


Residents have the opportunity to monitor warfarin patients and anticoagulant consults throughout the year, as well as during an Anticoagulation Focus Month in December.

Pharmacy Practice Related Project

During this experience, residents will learn the steps involved in planning and completing a project that contributes to furthering pharmacy practice. In addition, the resident will present the project at regional conference and prepare a manuscript appropriate to submit for publication.


All residents are provided with fringe benefits of a full time Duke University Health System staff member. More information regarding benefits may be found at www.hr.duke.edu.

ASHP accredited program