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Program overview


Required core learning experiences

  • Orientation 
  • Advanced internal medicine
  • Critical care medicine
  • Emergency medicine (I-III)
  • Pediatrics
  • Trauma

Required longitudinal learning experiences

  • Infectious diseases
  • Drug information and healthcare education
  • Emergency medicine staffing
  • Pharmacy administration and medication safety
  • Major research project
  • Self-assessment and personal performance improvement

Elective learning experiences

  • Emergency medical services/pre-hospital
  • Emergency medicine IV – Satellite hospital   
  • Advanced pediatrics
  • Hematology/oncology
  • Infectious diseases 
  • Pharmacy leadership
  • Precepting and learning certificate program
  • Toxicology 

Residency requirements

  • Possession of a valid pharmacist license from the Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy 
  • Completion of PGY2 emergency medicine pharmacy R1 goals and objectives with a status of achieved for residency and for >75% of remaining objectives having a status of achieved for residency 
  • Presentation of a medication use evaluation project at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting and research project at the Eastern States or Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) conference 
  • Completion of a written manuscript for the major research project 
  • Continuing medical education (CME) presentation at one of Geisinger’s annual interprofessional pharmacy conferences
  • Completion of institutional credentialing programs 
  • Completion of staffing requirements