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Pharmacy Postgraduate Residencies

The Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration supports postgraduate training in the form of residencies. These programs prepare Doctor of Pharmacy graduates to be independent practitioners of clinical pharmacy, and to assume the roles and responsibilities for direct patient care.  In addition, the program offers opportunities to teach knowledge, skills and professionalism to Doctor of Pharmacy and other healthcare students in both the classroom and practice settings.

Postgraduate Year 2 (PGY2) Critical Care Pharmacy, Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Pharmacy, and Pharmacotherapy Residencies

The PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy, PGY2 Infectious Diseases, PGY2 Pharmacotherapy, and PGY2 Pediatric Pharmacy Residency programs at PCP are designed to further refine skills attained during a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency and contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in advanced or specialized practice. The goal of the residency program is to produce a practitioner with the ability to deliver pharmaceutical care to a diverse patient population and to provide residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of patient care that improves medication therapy.  Residents who successfully complete the program should possess competencies that qualify them for clinical pharmacist and/or faculty positions and position them to be eligible for attainment of board certification in that practice area (when board certification for the practice area exists). Resident activities will include participation as a member of a multidisciplinary team in a variety of patient care settings and completion of a longitudinal research project. The resident will participate in didactic and experiential education of Doctor of Pharmacy students and will complete a Teaching and Learning Curriculum Program.


Vice Chair and Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy

Office Location:

Griffith Hall,Room 108C


University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495