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Pharmacy Residency

Marshall University School of Pharmacy & King’s Daughters Medical Center
PGY-1 Residency Program
Program Design

The residency is a 12-month, ASHP-accredited, post-graduate program that begins around July 1 annually.

Location: Ashland, Kentucky

Core Rotations (5 weeks each):

  • Advanced illness management
  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Internal medicine
  • Medication safety
  • Emergency medicine/ambulatory care

Program Completion Requirements

  • Participation in ASHP mid-year conference
  • Present at Eastern States Regional Residency Conference
  • Completion of year-long research project
  • Medication use evaluation(s)
  • 2 ACPE-approved CE presentations
  • Midyear clinical meeting project/poster
  • Two (2) ACPE approved continuing education presentations for the hospital
  • Complete teaching certificate program (MUSOP)

Elective Rotations (5 weeks each):

  • Academic
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency medicine
  • Gerontology
  • Oncology
  • Repeat a core rotation

Staffing Requirements

  • Residents will staff in the central pharmacy every third weekend, every other Friday, and every other holiday.

About King’s Daughters Medical Center

  • 465-bed community hospital located in Ashland, Kentucky
  • Provides services in cardiology, neurosciences, intensive care, open heart surgery, nephrology, orthopedics and more
  • Services the greater Ashland area, and the majority of eastern Kentucky and southeastern Ohio