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Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) – Pharmacy Residency

Charleston Area Medical Center ’s PGY1 pharmacy residency is an ASHP accredited program. The focus of this program is to provide residents with an extensive range of pharmacy practice experiences tailored to meet individual needs and interests. This is accomplished through clinical and non-clinical rotations of four to six weeks in length.

Mission Statement

The purpose of CAMC's PGY1 residency is to prepare clinical pharmacists for direct patient care positions or to pursue PGY2 residency training in a specialized area of practice.  Pharmacists completing the PGY1 residency at CAMC will be competent self-directed learners possessing leadership and professional skills with the confidence and ability to excel in diverse practice environments.

Required rotations
  • Practice management
  • Critical care
    (trauma, medical, cardiopulmonary)
  • Internal medicine
Elective rotations
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Employee Pharmacy
  • Family medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Informatics
  • Pediatrics
  • Oncology
  • Additional opportunities may be arranged
Longitudinal experiences
  • Residency research project
  • Medication use evaluation
  • Journal club and case conference
  • Formal ACPE CE presentation
  • Internal Medicine Noon Conference presentation
  • Inpatient pharmacy staffing
  • Parental Nutrition
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • HIV Clinic
  • Drug Information
  • WV Health Right Clinic
  • Stipend $43,021 to $44,742 annually
  • Signing Bonus PY1 Only - $500
  • Financial support to attend ASHP Midyear and Eastern States Residency Conference
  • Education stipend
  • Meal allowance
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Paid time off (PTO)
    • 2 weeks vacation
    • 12 sick days
    • 7 Education/Professional days (may be used as flex days*)
*Flex days – resident may take these days off service to work on projects and presentations

Questions about our pharmacy practice residency can be sent to the PGY1 Program Director:
Lisa Robinson, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Phone 304-388-3417


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CAMC Health Education and Research Institute
3110 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, WV 25304
(304) 388-9960