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PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program

Georgia Regents Health System  provides a 12 month ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, which is offered in conjunction with the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy.  This post-graduate experience provides comprehensive training in acute care, ambulatory care, long term care, drug information, drug-use policy development, practice management, teaching and research.  The flexibility of the program allows residents to individualize a program to meet their specific needs and interests.  Residents also participate in patient-care area pharmacy coverage on the weekends (rotating schedule) and are responsible for completing a research project suitable for publication in a professional journal. 

Residency Program Director
Marjorie Shaw Phillips, MS, RPh, FASHP
mphillip@gru.edu

Applications and Inquiries
PGY1pharmacy@gru.edu

UGA College of Pharmacy Residency Programs

Mission of our Residency Program 

Each PGY1 graduate will

  • Be a competent, confident and compassionate pharmacy practitioner who is an active member of the health care team
  • Prevent, identify and resolve medication related problems and assure safe, effective and appropriate drug therapy for patients across the continuum of care
  • Demonstrate commitment to the pharmacy profession and serve as a role model
  • Educate patients, students and other health care professionals 
  • Contribute to the advancement of the practice of pharmacy in their practice setting
  • Develop an attitude of self evaluation and improvement
  • Demonstrate marketable job skills in the changing health care environment