Residency Learning Experiences

The PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Program at Ascension Genesys Hospital includes required month long learning experiences, elective learning experiences, and required longitudinal learning experiences (each 6 - 12 months in duration).

Each resident’s research project will be presented at the Great Lakes Pharmacy Resident Conference. Residents are required to attend the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and will be encouraged to participate in a poster presentation.

  • Month Long Learning Experiences (with midpoint and final evaluations)
    • Required Learning Experiences       
      • Orientation
      • Decentralized Pharmacy Practice
      • Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU)
      • Drug Information/Drug Use Policy
      • Antimicrobial Stewardship
      • Cardiology
      • Emergency Medicine
    • Elective Learning Experiences 
      • Administration
      • Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
      • Neurotrauma Intensive Care Unit (NTICU) / Progressive Respiratory Care Unit (PRCU)
      • Transitions of Care
      • Additional Experience in Required Rotation    
  • Required Longitudinal Experiences (with quarterly evaluations)
    • Drug Information/Drug Use Policy - 6 months  
    • Medication Safety - 6 months
    • Precepting and Education - 12 months
    • Residency Research Project - 12 months
    • Practice Management - 12 months
    • Staffing (every 3rd weekend and 3 holidays per year) - 12 months     
    • Heart Failure Clinic - one day a week during month of December

  • Additional Experiences
    • Longitudinal participation in a hospital committee
    • Participation in Pharmacy Education Development and Lecture Series (PEDALS) teaching program through Ferris State University
      • Includes presentation of 1 hour of continuing education, a journal club, a patient case presentation, and facilitation of an integrated case studies course
    • Involvement as a co-preceptor of students from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor and Ferris State University
    • Professional pharmacy organization involvement opportunities with local and state organizations