Pharmacy Residency Program

Pharmacy residents

The Englewood Hospital postgraduate year one (PGY-1) pharmacy residency program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Residents in our program will have the opportunity to accelerate their clinical and professional growth through a series of rotations designed to provide robust experiences in patient-centered care and pharmacy practice management. The program prides itself on a strong track record of preparing residents for roles in a multitude of practice settings upon graduation and developing the pharmacy leaders of the future.

Purpose and Mission

Upon completion of the residency program, residents shall be competent, confident, and compassionate pharmacy practitioners delivering pharmaceutical care in different healthcare settings and will have acquired skills that improve medication safety and prevent medication misadventures. They will be able to effectively educate patients, healthcare professionals, and the community, while functioning as part of an interdisciplinary care team. The resident will follow a personal philosophy of practice, be a self-directed learner, and exhibit a strong commitment to the advancement of the pharmacy profession.

The PGY-1 pharmacy residency program builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) 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 (PGY-2) pharmacy residency training.


  • Manage and improve the medication use process
  • Provide evidence-based, patient-centered medication therapy management with interdisciplinary teams
  • Exercise leadership and practice management skills
  • Demonstrate project management skills
  • Provide medication and practice-related education/training
  • Utilize medical informatics

Applying to the Program

Applicant Criteria and Requirements

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree
  • Graduation from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy
  • Eligibility for New-Jersey Pharmacist Licensure*

Learn more about the application process for our Pharmacy Residency Program. All application materials must be submitted by January 15 through PhORCAS for a start date of July 1.

Benefits and Stipend

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Paid vacation and sick days
  • Travel reimbursement for both the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and the Eastern States Conference for Preceptors and Residents
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