Comprehensive Clinical Training

Charleston Area Medical Center’s PGY1 pharmacy residency is an ASHP accredited program. The focus
of this program is to provide residents with an extensive range of pharmacy practice experiences tailored to meet individual needs and interests. This is accomplished through clinical and non-clinical rotations of five weeks in length.

Mission Statement

The purpose of CAMC's PGY1 residency is to prepare clinical pharmacists for direct patient care positions or to pursue PGY2 residency training in a specialized area of practice. Pharmacists completing the PGY1 residency at CAMC will be competent self-directed learners possessing leadership and professional skills with the confidence and ability to excel in diverse practice environments.

Required rotations (5-6 weeks)

  • Practice Management
  • Critical Care (choice of trauma, medical- neurosurgical, or cardio-pulmonary ICU)
  • Internal Medicine

Elective rotations (5-6 weeks)

  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Infectious Disease
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Neurology
  • Cardio-pulmonary ICU
  • Surgical ICU
  • Medical ICU
  • Pharmacy Informatics

Longitudinal experiences

  • ASHP Teaching certificate
  • Residency research project
  • Drug Information
  • Internal Medicine noon conference
  • Journal club
  • Case conferences
  • Formal ACPE CE presentation
  • Inpatient pharmacy staffing
  • Parenteral nutrition
  • Health Right Clinic


  • Stipend $44,311 annually
  • Financial support to attend ASHP Midyear and Eastern States Residency Conference
  • Meal allowance
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 14 vacation days
  • 12 sick days
  • 7 Education days
  • 3 Professional days for interviews

How to Apply

Learn more about the application process for the Pharmacy Residency.

Application Information

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