Apply by January 2, 2023
Based in the community hospital setting of UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center, this pharmacy residency for first year post-graduate pharmacists allows for a variety of clinical opportunities based on the resident's goals, interests and experience.
Residency Program Overview
The residency, a pre-candidate for accreditation, accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP), partners with the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy to provide opportunities for residents to engage in didactic teaching and precepting pharmacy students.
An individualized schedule, including required and elective learning experiences in acute care, ambulatory care and health system administration, will be designed in order to meet the outcomes of the residency program and the individual needs and interests of the resident.
UM BWMC pharmacy residents will:
- Be accountable for promoting safe and effective drug usage and achieving optimal drug therapy outcomes as vital members of the health care team
- Exercise skill in educating other health care professionals, patients and the community on drug therapy-related topics as well as conducting pharmacy practice-related research
- Demonstrate professional maturity by developing and following a personal philosophy of practice and exhibiting commitment to the profession.
Upcoming Residency Recruitment Dates
Below are information sessions available for students to learn more about our program.
- Maryland Society of Health-System Pharmacy Residency Showcase – Friday, October 28, Towson, MD
- American Society of Health-System Pharmacy Residency Showcase, Booth 4558 – Monday, December 5, Las Vegas, NV
The program is customized for each resident based on their goals and experiences. During the 12-month program, there are core, elective and longitudinal learning experiences.
Core Rotation Experience
One calendar month in length, unless otherwise noted.
- Critical Care
- Emergency Medicine
- Internal Medicine 1
- Internal Medicine 2
- Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship
One calendar month in length, unless otherwise noted. Off-site rotations available at other locations within the University of Maryland Medical System.
- Pain and Palliative Care
- Diabetes Stewardship
- Ambulatory Care Oncology
- Medication Safety
- Ambulatory Pulmonary Care Clinic
- Transitional Care Clinic
- Anticoagulation Clinic
- Code Response
- Pharmacy Practice and Staffing
- IRB-Approved Research Project
- Teaching Certificate Program
- Participation in Professional Organizations
How to Apply
Application Deadline: January 2, 2023
The resident must be a United States citizen or permanent resident, and must be a graduate or candidate for graduation from an ACPE accredited degree program or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC) certificate. All residents must be eligible for licensure in the State of Maryland and are required to be licensed within 60 days of starting the program
Two residency positions are available in the Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency Program.
Applications for this program will only be accepted via PhORCAS and must include:
- Letter of intent
- Curriculum vitae
- Official transcripts from the school or college of pharmacy attended
- Three professional references. Reference writers should use the standard reference template in PhORCAS.
The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program at University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center abides by the terms of the ASHP Residency Matching Program and the National Matching Service, Inc. and contracts only with the ASHP Residency Matching Program/National Matching Service to fill its residency positions.
Match Program Number: 300813