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Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency

Residency Program Information

Purpose Statement

Upon completing the University of Colorado Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program, the pharmacist will be an experienced and proficient provider of pharmaceutical care. The pharmacist will be confident in his/her ability to provide optimal pharmacy services in various settings as well as for various disease states. The pharmacist will exercise skill and proficiency in educating patients, healthcare providers, and students / residents on drug related topics. The pharmacist will be skilled in core pharmacy practice areas that include pharmacy operations, clinical care, education, project management, and research. The pharmacist will demonstrate professionalism by developing a personal philosophy of practice, performing self-assessment, and demonstrating professional leadership.

Residency Program (ASHP Accredited)
Required Rotations / Learning Experiences:
Elective Rotations (including but not limited to):
Administration Time
Overview of PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Requirements
Major Project
Teaching and Education
Time Off
Service to the Institution
Specialty Residency Programs


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