PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency The Villages®

The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at UF Health The Villages® 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

Kirsty Cowles, MPharm, BCPS
Phone: 352.751.8063
Email: kcowles@shands.ufl.edu

Program

There are two pharmacy resident positions available to eligible candidates at UF Health The Villages® 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 I
  • Infectious Disease II
  • Internal Medicine I

Elective Rotations:

  • Geriatrics
  • Internal Medicine II
  • Nutritional Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy Informatics
  • Sterile Compounding
  • Opportunities at UF Health Shands Hospital

Longitudinal Experiences

While a resident at UF Health The Villages® 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

Current Residents

Meet Dominic Bracken and Nicole Durante, our PGY-1 residents at UF Health The Villages® Hospital: