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Pharmacy Residency Program

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency At-A-Glance

The Postgraduate Year 1 (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency at St. Peter’s Hospital seeks to develop a pharmacist into a highly trained, competent and confident health system pharmacy practitioner. The resident will exhibit commitment to the advancement of the profession while building a solid foundation for further development of advanced clinical pharmacy practice skills.

System Director of Pharmacy: Thomas P. Lombardi, BS, PharmD, FASHP
Residency Program Director:  Jeffrey D. Kennicutt, BS, PharmD, FASHP
Residency Program Coordinator: Daniella Ferri, BS, PharmD, BCPS
Residency Program Coordinator: Amilee Torre, PharmD, BCPS 

Program and Department Statistics

St. Peter’s Hospital Statistics

  • Non-profit, tertiary acute care
  • 442 licensed beds
  • Average Daily Census: 80 - 90%
  • Accredited by the Joint Commission and a 3rd designation Magnet Facility
  • Integrated clinical information system with provider order entry
  • Key Services
    • Cardiac & Vascular Care
    • Cancer Care
    • Women’s & Children’s Services
    • Orthopedic Care
    • Gastroenterology
    • Bariatric Care

Resident Salary & Benefits

  • Stipend: $48,000.00
  • 16 Paid Leave Days (Holiday, Vacation and Sick)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Contribution to Tax Deferred Retirement Program
  • Travel to ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and New York State Council of Health System Pharmacists Residency Conference

Curriculum Information 

  • Required Rotations:
    • Introduction to Pharmacy Practice
    • Cardiology
    • Critical Care
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Antimicrobial Stewardship (Infectious Disease)
    • Internal Medicine/Family Practice
    • Surgery/Pain Management
  • Required Longitudinal Learning Experiences:
    • Pharmacy Practice Management
    • Residency Research Project
    • Staffing - Inpatient Pharmacy (one half-shift per week and one weekend per month)
    • Teaching and Learning Program (Affiliated with Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences)
  • Electives (2 Required)
    • Oncology (Outpatient Infusion Center)
    • Pharmacy Administration
    • Rheumatology (Ambulatory, off-site)
    • Pharmacy Practice Improvement
  • Required Competencies:
    • Pharmacy Calculations Assessment*
    • Sterile and Non-sterile Compounding Assessment*
    • Errors and Omissions, Look-alike, Sound-alike Medications and Medication Safety Assessment*
    • Order Entry/Inpatient Prescription Processing Assessment*

*Note: This series of competencies can be used to satisfy the Part III Exam requirements (Form 4b) of NYS licensure.

Program Contact Information

To learn more about the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program please contact:

Debra Conklin
Pharmacy Department - Secretary
St. Peter's Hospital
315 S. Manning Blvd.
Albany, NY 12208
Phone: 518-525-1266 option 3

How to Apply

St. Peter’s Hospital Pharmacy Residency is accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

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