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Pharmacy Residency Information

Jackson-Madison County General Hospital
Post-Graduate Year 1 Pharmacy Practice Residency (PGY-1)

Purpose
The purpose of the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital PGY-1 pharmacy residency is to prepare pharmacists for community-based hospital pharmacy practice, to serve as experiential adjunct faculty for a college of pharmacy, and/or to pursue second year post-graduate residency training in a focused area of practice.

Program Description
The Jackson Madison County General Hospital (JMCGH) PGY-1 pharmacy residency is a 12-month program that prepares graduates to assume positions as community based patient care clinicians, to serve as experiential adjunct faculty for a college of pharmacy, or to pursue second year post-graduate residency training in a focused area of practice. JMCGH is a 635 bed tertiary care center offering the resident a well rounded experience in patient care, project development, and practice management. The resident will build a foundation for clinical practice and leadership by developing skills in pharmacotherapy evaluation and management, direct patient care, drug information and literature evaluation, leadership and practice management, and project and presentation development.

Stipend and Benefits
Stipend: $45,000
Paid Earned Time: 10 days per year
Sick Time: Six (6) days per year
Administrative Leave granted to attend professional activities
Interview Leave up to three days, with documentation of interview
Licensure licensed in TN by September 30 of the residency year

Residency Rotations

Core Rotations Elective Rotations Longitudinal Experiences
  • Orientation (4 weeks)
  • Internal Medicine (6 weeks)
  • Critical Care (6 weeks)
  • Transitional (6 weeks)
  • Cardiology
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nutrition Support
  • Pediatrics
  • Critical Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Ambulatory Care (1/2 day per week)
  • Practice Management
  • Hospital Pharmacy Practice (1 weekend per month)
  • Residency Project

Required Projects and Presentations
Residency Project for presentation at the Memphis Area Residency Conference (MARC)
Prepare and present 1 MUE
Attend P&T Committee
Attend and take minutes for MSV Committee for six months
Prepare a Drug Monograph and Therapeutic Review for presentation at P&T Committee
Prepare a PharmaGram
Conduct two Journal Clubs
Prepare and present a CE presentation to the West Tennessee Pharmacists Association
Prepare and present a lecture in conjunction with Union University School of Pharmacy
Prepare and present a lecture to the UTFP residents
Complete a drug information question quarterly

Jamie Hopkins
Jamie Hopkins
Residency Program Director
Jamie.Hopkins@wth.org
731-541-6800

 


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