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Pharmacy Residency

King’s Daughters Medical Center
PGY-1 Residency Program

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

Location: Ashland, Kentucky

Core Rotations (5 weeks each):

  • Advanced Illness Management
  • Critical Care
  • Hospitalist
  • Infectious Disease
  • Medication Safety
  • Emergency Medicine or Ambulatory Care (selective rotation - resident chooses one)

Longitudinal Rotations

  • Management
  • Staffing
  • Teaching certificate

Program Completion Requirements

  • Participation in ASHP mid-year conference
  • Present at Eastern States Regional Residency Conference
  • Completion of year-long research project
  • Complete two (2) Medication use evaluations/medication policies
  • 2 ACPE-approved CE presentations
    • Complete teaching certificate program (offered through the Marshall University School of Pharmacy)

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 (1/2 day), and rotating holidays

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
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