The purpose of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (CSMC) accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program is to build on 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. Residents achieve professional and clinical competence serving as members of a multidisciplinary health care team providing direct patient care to a variety of patient populations during clinical rotations in inpatient practice, drug distribution, pharmacy management and other elective rotations. Residents will develop teaching skills through in-services to the healthcare team and patients. They will exercise leadership in improving the safety of the medication use system and develop problem solving skills through participation in departmental and organizational initiatives. Residents will develop a commitment to life-long learning and professional practice.
The applicant must be a graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy in the U.S. with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Candidates must be eligible for licensure in California and resident is expected to be licensed by no later than September 30th of the residency year.
About Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is an 886-bed non-profit, acute, tertiary, teaching Level I Trauma Center hospital located in the heart of Los Angeles. The Pharmacy Department has over 300 staff members who provide comprehensive inpatient pharmacy services as well as outpatient services via 5 cancer centers and 4 outpatient pharmacies. The Department is affiliated with schools of pharmacy in California.