Akron General Medical Center is a 532-registered-bed, adult, tertiary-care, not-for-profit teaching hospital with regional referral centers in Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery, Cancer Care, Orthopaedics, Emergency/Trauma Center, General Surgery and Women’s Health. Staffed by more than 1,000 physicians, 3,400 healthcare professionals and support staff, and 500 volunteers, Akron General provides the highest level of emergency services, as a Level I Trauma Center, and is an area leader in diagnostic and outpatient services. As a major teaching hospital affiliated with Northeast Ohio Medical University, Akron General trains future physicians and pharmacists through 12 high-quality medical residency programs. As a community resource, Akron General has repeatedly been named “Akron’s Most Preferred Hospital for Overall Quality and Image” by the National Research Corporation.
Mission Statement Pharmacists completing this residency will be competent and confident practitioners of pharmaceutical care in multiple patient-care environments, equipped to meet the challenges of current and future pharmacy practice. They will be accountable for achieving optimal drug therapy outcomes as members of the healthcare team. These pharmacists will exercise skill in educating other healthcare professionals, students, patients and the community on drug-related topics. They will demonstrate a high level of professionalism by following a personal philosophy of independent practice, monitoring their own performance, and contributing to the profession.
Requirements Requirements for completion of this residency include
Original research project
Participation in a local, state or national pharmacy organization
Pharmacy staffing every third weekend
Number of Positions:
One PGY1/PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration/MS
Start Date: July 1
For more information, contact:
Kathleen Donley, RPh, MBA, FASHP Director, Pharmacy Akron General Medical Center 400 Wabash Avenue Akron, OH 44307330-344-6215 firstname.lastname@example.org
James Reissig, PharmD Assistant Director, Pharmacy Clinical Services Department of Pharmacy Akron General Medical Center 400 Wabash Avenue Akron, OH 44307 330-344-6215 email@example.com