Pharmacy Residency Programs

University of Missouri Health Care offers three pharmacy residency programs for pharmacy graduates — post-graduate year one (PGY1) Pharmacy at University Hospital, postgraduate year two (PGY2) Internal Medicine, and post-graduate year one (PGY1) Community-Based program.

These programs address skills such as critical thinking, self-management and independent decision-making to help participants achieve proficiency and confidence as practitioners in patient care environments. MU Health Care stresses the importance of patient-focused practice in collaboration with all health care professionals.

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at University Hospital

The University of Missouri Health Care postgraduate year one (PGY1) Pharmacy residency program will facilitate the development of educators and leaders in Pharmacy practice. The program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). Our graduates demonstrate excellence in direct patient care and medication use systems, enabling them to confidently pursue their desired area of practice.

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PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program

The program is tailored to the education and development of community pharmacists with advanced patient care skills. Rotations are designed to provide the resident with the skills necessary to begin successful careers in innovative community practice settings and to become leaders in the profession. The program is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

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PGY2 Internal Medicine Pharmacy Residency Program

The University of Missouri Health Care’s Pharmacy Internal Medicine Residency is a postgraduate year two (PGY2) training program and is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). This program offers a one-year position in Pharmacy residency alongside four PGY1 Pharmacy co-residents.

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About MU Health Care

MU Health Care is an academic health system with a mission to save and improve lives. Caring for patients from each of Missouri’s 114 counties, our specialists treat the simplest and most complex medical conditions as they lead their fields, discover breakthroughs and train the next generation of health care professionals to do the same.

Committed to collaboration, research and innovation, MU Health Care has more than 6,000 physicians, nurses and health care professionals in over 80 specialties working together to give patients seamless care with the most advanced treatments and safest procedures. MU Health Care also serves as the regions Level 1 trauma, Level 1 STEMI and Level 1 stroke center. Serving more than 260,000 patients each year, MU Health Care provides a range of hospital and ambulatory services as well multiple quick care, urgent care, primary care, specialty and affiliate locations.

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