Scripps Mercy Hospital Pharmacy Residency (PGY-1)

Learn to Deliver Pharmaceutical Care at Scripps Mercy

The largest private teaching hospital in San Diego, Scripps Mercy Hospital offers three 12-month postgraduate year one (PGY-1) pharmacy resident positions. Accredited since 2002 by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the postgraduate program is designed to develop skilled clinicians that can deliver pharmaceutical care in a variety of health care settings.

Learn more about the program to determine if you would make a good match.

Why Choose Us

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  • Accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Seven inpatient satellite locations and one central pharmacy
  • 24/7 pharmacy department
  • Oncology infusion center staffed by clinical pharmacists
  • Schedules are tailored to individual experience, interests and career goals
  • Earn a teaching certificate
  • Annually we train 55+ medical residents

Residency Program Highlights

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  • Affiliated with five pharmacy schools
  • Trains 12 to 15 fourth-year PharmD candidates annually
  • 25+ clinical pharmacists on staff
  • Residents conduct IRB-approved research
  • Residents are considered “house staff” and have the same privileges as medical residents

About Scripps Mercy Hospital

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  • Level I Trauma Center
  • Busiest emergency department in San Diego
  • Certified Stroke and STEMI receiving center
  • Licensed for 700 acute care beds
  • Listed on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Places to Work

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Residency Program Facts

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  • Annually train 4th year PharmD students
  • Pharmacist faculty: 15 to 17
  • Physician faculty: 44, 50 part-time
  • Average hours per week of lectures/conferences: 5
  • Residents present their research at international and national meetings