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 in candidate accreditation status with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Duration: 12 months
Number of positions: 2
Starting Date: June 28, 2021
Estimated stipend: $48,425
Interview required: Yes

PGY1 Community-Based Program Purpose

The PGY1 Community-Based residency at University Hospital builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) 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 (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.


To qualify for the PGY1 Community-based residency program, you must:

  • Be a graduate of an accredited college or school of pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree
  • Be licensed or eligible for pharmacist licensure in the state of Missouri

Learning Experiences

Required Experiences

  • Community Care: Medication Therapy Management (MTM)
  • Community Care: Immunizations
  • Patient-Centered Dispensing
  • Specialty Pharmacy
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Transitions of Care
  • Population Health
  • Outreach & Advocacy

Elective Experiences

  • Anticoagulation

How to Apply

Program Mailing Address

PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program
University of Missouri Health Care
Pharmacy Services
One Hospital Dr., DC060.00
Columbia, MO 65212

Residency positions are filled according to the rules of the National Matching Service (NMS). An interview is required.

  • ASHP Code: 64047
  • National Matching Service Code: 280115

Application submission is through the Pharmacy Online Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS)

The applicant must provide:

  • Letter of Intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Official pharmacy school transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Submission of an application for employment via the MU Health Care website ( under “Find a Job” select “All Openings,” search and apply under “Pharmacy Resident”)