Resident Graduation Criteria

Jersey City Medical Center Pharmacy Residency

  • Residency research project and written manuscript in publishable form received by the RPD within 3 months of completion of the program. Certificate will only be awarded upon receipt of manuscript.
  • Writing development
    • One pharmacy newsletter
    • One poster presentation at a regional or national meeting (ie. ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting or NJSHP if unable to attend ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, etc.)
    • Research project presentation developed in platform presentation-ready format and presented to Eastern States Regional meeting or institutional audience (if unable to attend Eastern States)
  • One didactic lecture (ie. Medical Resident noon conference, didactic lecture at School of Pharmacy, etc.)
  • Staffing every other weekend and one Holiday
  • Successful completion of required learning experiences
    • Required learning experiences include:
      • Internal Medicine I and II
      • Critical Care
      • Emergency Medicine
      • Administrative/Medication Safety
      • Infectious Diseases
      • Psychiatry
      • Practice Management
      • Staffing
      • Research Project
  • The following Competency Areas are required:
    • R1: Patient Care
    • R2: Advance Practice and Improve Patient Care
    • R3: Leadership and Management
    • R4: Teaching, Education, and Dissemination of Knowledge
    • E1: Pharmacy Research
    • E5: Participate in the management of medical emergencies
  • Required educational goals and objectives are assessed as “Achieved for Residency” for 90% of objectives.
  • Progress towards completion of the Residency Program will be evaluated every 3 months between the Resident and the Residency Program Director. A written action plan will be developed every 3 months to address performance improvement.