The PGY 1 pharmacy residency program conducted at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital has an accreditation candidate status with ASHP. The program offers a comprehensive training and education experience with a strong emphasis on clinical pharmacy practice in a multidisciplinary environment. The resident will participate in a diverse number of learning experiences gaining the skills and confidence to manage medication-related patient outcomes. The resident will integrate knowledge, skills and experience in the development of patient-specific, cost-effective pharmacotherapeutic plans. The resident will exhibit effective verbal and written communication in education of colleagues, patients, other healthcare providers, and community members regarding medications and health matters. The resident will demonstrate personal and external leadership skills through problem solving, prioritization, collaboration and a commitment to life-long learning. In achieving such skills, the resident will be confident in his/her ability to master future challenges and adapt to the ever-changing healthcare environment.
The PGY1 residency is a year-long program consisting of blocks of required and elective learning experiences. Additionally, longitudinal experiences in residency projects, staffing/medication distribution services, leadership, preceptorship, and teaching certification coincide with the formal learning blocks.
General Residency Format:
4 weeks: orientation/training
46 weeks: residency learning experiences (12 weeks are electives)
1 week: conferences
3 weeks: research & wrap-up
Advanced Infectious Disease (4 weeks)
Anticoagulation Management Service (4 weeks)
Antimicrobial Stewardship (4 weeks)
Family Medicine (8 weeks)
Medical Intensive Care Unit (8 weeks)
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (3 weeks)
Precepting (2 weeks)
Kaleida Health is a university-affiliated, multi-facility system which includes Buffalo General Medical Center and Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI), Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital (MFSH), and John R. Oishei Children's Hospital (OCH). Kaleida Health is the largest healthcare provider in Western New York, serving the area's eight counties with state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive healthcare services. Each facility has a strong tradition of outstanding service to the community, dating back to as early as the 1800's. Academic affiliation is with the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Pharmacy and D'Youville College of Pharmacy. Kaleida Health offers PGY1 programs at BGMC, MFSH, and OCH and PGY2 program in Critical Care, Infectious Disease, and Internal Medicine at BGMC.
Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital is a full-service, 265-bed acute care teaching hospital located in Amherst, one of Western New York's fastest growing, and safest suburbs.
The mission of the pharmacy department is to advance the health of our community by providing safe and exceptional pharmaceutical care.
To learn more, please visit: https://www.kaleidahealth.org/pharmacy-residency/index.asp
Applicant must be a graduate of an ACPE accredited School of Pharmacy and must be eligible for New York State Licensure.
An application form is not required, but the following items must be submitted through PHORCAS:
Letter of intent
Three professional references
Transcript of university grades
Application materials must be received by December 31 of the year before you wish to begin the program to be considered for an on-site interview. A formal presentation is required during the interview.
About Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital - PGY 1 Pharmacy Residency
Kaleida Health is a university-affiliated multi-facility system which includes Buffalo General Medical Center / Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI), DeGraff Memorial Hospital, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital (MFSH), and John R. Oishei Children's Hospital (OCH). Kaleida Health is the largest healthcare provider in Western New York, serving the area's eight counties with state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive healthcare services. BGMC/GVI offer many specialty services including: cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology, infectious disease, nephrology, orthopedics, neurosurgery and neurology. Each facility has a strong tradition of outstanding service to the WNY community, dating back to as early as the 1800's. Academic affiliation is with University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Pharmacy and D’Youville College of Pharmacy. Kaleida Health offers PGY1 programs at BGMC, MFSH, and OCH and PGY2 program in Critical Care, Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine at BGMC.