Program Highlights

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Current and Past Residents Celebrate Graduation

Scripps Mercy Pharmacy Residency Program

The Scripps Mercy Hospital Pharmacy Residency Programs offers residents a challenging academic experience in a progressive environment.


Meet our class of 2016 pharmacy residents. (PDF, 7.2 MB)

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The residency programs focus on pharmacotherapy, research, project management skills and teaching in a decentralized pharmacy setting while also preparing residents for leadership roles in the pharmacy profession.


The pharmacy department is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and includes a central pharmacy along with seven inpatient satellite locations. Clinical pharmacy services are provided throughout the hospital with distribution originating in the main pharmacy.


Clinical and distributive services are provided by more than 30 full-time, unit-based pharmacists — many of whom have advanced clinical training. Scripps Mercy’s pharmacists enjoy sharing their breadth of knowledge by precepting pharmacy residents and students.

Focus on academic training

The clinical pharmacists train 20+ fourth year pharmacy students every year. We have academic affiliations with the following pharmacy schools:


  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • University of Southern California
  • University of the Pacific
  • Western University Schools of Pharmacy

Educational in nature, all our residency graduates develop into a highly trained clinical pharmacists in the acute care environment.