Charleston Area Medical Center’s PGY2 Pharmacy Residency in Critical Care is an ASHP accredited program. This residency is designed to provide advanced training and education, building upon PGY1 residency experiences, in critical care medicine, surgery and emergency medicine populations. The second-year resident will refine the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to provide advanced pharmacy care to critically ill patients in a dynamic and collaborative environment. The resident will also gain experience in teaching and research related to critical care medicine. Upon completion of the PGY2 in Critical Care, the resident will have achieved a level of expertise in the critical care environment to function as a clinical specialist within a multidisciplinary team, and to become a leader within the profession.

Required rotations

  • Medical ICU
  • Critical care/trauma surgery
  • Cardiopulmonary ICU
  • Emergency medicine
  • Surgical ICU

Elective rotations

  • Neuroscience ICU
  • Infectious diseases
  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Internal medicine
  • Pediatric ICU
  • Renal transplantation

Longitudinal experiences

  • ACPE accredited CE presentation
  • Critical care services committee
  • Inpatient pharmacy service provision
  • Journal club and case conference
  • Residency research project
  • WV Health Right Clinic


  • Stipend $46,084 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

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