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Your curriculum is customized to your individual interests and career aspirations. Our program is part of an integrated healthcare system offering a vast variety of opportunities in acute and ambulatory care.

Core learning experiences

  • Ambulatory care
  • Cardiology*
  • Critical care*
  • Infectious diseases*
  • Internal medicine*
  • Nephrology
  • Orientation
  • Pediatrics

Elective learning experiences

  • Emergency medicine*
  • Emergency medicine precepting
  • Family medicine (ambulatory care)
  • Heart failure MTDM
  • Hematology
  • Hepatology (ambulatory care)
  • International medical missions
  • Medical Oncology
  • Neonatal critical care
  • Nutrition support
  • Oncology (ambulatory care)
  • Pediatric critical care
  • Pediatric hematology and oncology
  • Pharmacy administration (management)
  • Pharmacy practice
  • Preceptor development in internal medicine
  • Rheumatology (ambulatory care)
  • Stem cell transplant
  • Trauma

Additional opportunities are available according to your interest level. The learning experiences indicated with an asterisk (*) may be revisited as an advanced elective learning experience. Core and elective learning experiences are traditionally four weeks in length, with the exception of orientation, which is six weeks long.

Longitudinal learning experiences

  • Advancing practice and improving patient care (10.5-month experience)
  • Leadership and management (10-month experience)
  • Major research project (12-month experience)
  • Self-assessment and professional performance improvement (12-month experience)
  • Staffing (12-month experience)

Longitudinal learning activities

  • Adult code team participation
  • Adult sepsis alert participation
  • Adult stroke team participation
  • Inpatient anticoagulation monitoring and consultations
  • Inpatient pain management consultations
  • Inpatient pharmacokinetic drug monitoring and consultations
  • Participation in departmental and health system committee meetings

Residency requirements

  • Adherence to the organization’s attendance standards
  • Anticoagulation certification
  • Completion of all assigned projects (MUE, drug review, class review/antimicrobial dosing guideline, and management project)
  • Completion of all R1 goals with a status of achieved for residency by the end of the year. Completion of 100% of the remaining goals for the program with at least 75% of the objectives marked as achieved for residency. All objectives must have a minimum status of satisfactory progress
  • Major research project and manuscript completion
  • Pharmacist licensure in Pennsylvania within 120 days of the program start date
  • Pharmacokinetics certification
  • Presentation of at least one major educational conference
  • Successful completion of core, longitudinal and elective learning experiences and evaluations
  • Successful completion of staffing components