Pharmacy Residency Program

RWJBarnabas Health offers an American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP)-accredited PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency. Residents are given the opportunity to work in interdisciplinary care teams to enhance their skills in evidence-based, patient-centered medication management, and to perform pharmacy practice research that is presented at ASHP’s Midyear Meeting and at the Eastern States Residency Conference. Learning experiences are offered in the following areas:
  • Administration
  • Ambulatory care
  • Cardiology
  • Community outreach
  • Critical care
  • Drug information
  • Emergency medicine
  • General hospital pharmacy
  • Hospital dispensing/staffing
  • Infectious disease
  • Internal medicine
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Transplant
As of 2017, each RWJBarnabas Health facility offers the following number of PGY-1 pharmacy residency positions per year: As of 2017, each RWJBarnabas Health facility offers the following number of PGY-2 pharmacy residency positions per year: The department also provides advanced clinical clerkship rotations for PharmD students from Rutgers University, Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU), the University of Sciences in Philadelphia (USP), and other colleges of pharmacy; pharmacy staff members have adjunct faculty appointments at some of these institutions.

The Pharmacy Enterprise in the past 5 years has retained more than 28 residents representing a 45% retention rate.