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.


Brittany Helton, Residency Program Director at UF Health Leesburg Hospital
Phone: 352.323.5380


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