PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Leesburg

The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at UF Health Leesburg Hospital is an ASHP-pre-accredited program emphasizing clinical pharmacy practice and its relationship to the total health system. The residency provides a framework for the practitioner to develop the skills necessary for providing pharmaceutical care in a variety of different health care settings.

Contact

Brittany Helton, Residency Program Director at UF Health Leesburg Hospital
Phone: 352.323.5380
Email: bhel0001@shands.ufl.edu

Program

There are two pharmacy resident positions available to eligible candidates at UF Health Leesburg Hospital. This residency offers five required rotations and provides ample time for elective rotations in a variety of settings.

Rotation Opportunities

Required Rotations (5):

  • Adult Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine I
  • Internal Medicine II

Elective Rotations:

  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care II
  • Emergency Medicine II
  • Infectious Disease II
  • Pharmacy Informatics
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Opportunities at UF Health Shands Hospital

Longitudinal Experiences

While a resident at UF Health Leesburg Hospital, each resident will:

  • Staff one evening per month (3pm-7pm), every third weekend, and assigned holidays (one major and one minor)
  • Conduct a Medication Use Evaluation
  • Complete and present a P&T Monograph
  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings with the Director of Pharmacy and other preceptors
  • Assist in precepting undergraduate Pharm.D. students
  • Present a project at the Florida Residency Conference
  • Make two formal, ACPE-accredited presentations on a therapeutic controversy to the department
  • Participate in Code Blue response services
  • Complete a research project. Project must receive prior approval and must be in publishable form upon completion of the residency
  • Pharmacokinetic consults – vancomycin and aminoglycosides
  • Participate on a Pharmacy Department Committee
  • UF College of Pharmacy Teaching Certificate