Pharmacy Residency Program

Program Details

The resident will complete a curriculum of rotations, is highly recommended to participate in the Northeast Ohio Medical Universities Teaching Certificate program, and will receive compensation and benefits as a part of the ASHP accredited residency program.

Crafted to give the resident the opportunity to develop longitudinal clinical skills.


The resident will complete the following required rotations: Ambulatory Care I and II, Internal Medicine I and II, Pharmacy Service, Practice Management, Transitions of Care and Medication Education and Longitudinal Project.

The director and preceptors recognize the importance of tailoring the experiences to the resident's personal career goals and provide the following elective rotations: Academia, Emergency Medicine, Hospice/Palliative Care, Internal Medicine Physician Practice, Informatics, Long-Term Care and Health Coach Program.

Compensation and benefits

We offer competitive pay, health care, disability, paid vacation, sick leave, family leave, and travel allowance for a regional pharmacy residency conference and a national meeting.

Minimum requirements

Application materials, including a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and college of pharmacy transcripts, must be submitted through PHORCAS by January 4.

Example of a rotation schedule

Longitudinal Experiences:

  • MEDS Clinic
  • Medication Safety
  • Health Coach
  • Teaching Certificate Program

July: Orientation
August: Internal Medicine I
September: Ambulatory Care I
October: Practice Management
November: Transitions of Care
December: Research
January: Ambulatory Care II
February: Informatics
March: Internal Medicine II
April: Emergency Medicine
May: Outpatient Internal Medicine
June: Long-Term Care

Purpose of Outcomes

The purpose of the Aultman Alliance PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program is to build on the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.

The Pharmacy Residency Program offered is a postgraduate year one (PGY1).

Relationships and communication

The resident will complete the following required rotations: Ambulatory Care I and II, internal emphasis will be placed on communication, lifelong learning and evidence-based medicine management in the unique setting of a community hospital.

We recognize the importance of building strong, trusting relationships with both patients and other care providers and will cultivate those bonds in our training.

The Aultman Alliance PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program will provide residents with experience, confidence and support.

Residents will participate in the provision of pharmaceutical care by providing direct patient care; participating in practice management; developing, implementing and enhancing pharmacy services; and providing drug information resources and consults to other providers.

Residents will develop educational skills including small group, large group and clinical precepting through participation in the Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) College of Pharmacy Teaching Certificate Program and by precepting students from NEOMED, University of Toledo and Ohio Northern University.

Residents will participate in professional development by attending local and national organization meetings, participating in pharmacy organizations and collaborating with other providers, faculty members and students.

Residents will design and implement a major longitudinal project that will be submitted for publication in an appropriate journal as well as presented at a regional residency conference and on national conference.