Pharmacy Residency Program

RWJBarnabas Health offers an American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP)-accredited PGY-1 and PGY-2 pharmacy practice residency programs. Residents are given the opportunity to work in interdisciplinary care teams to enhance their skills in evidence-based, patient-centered medication management, and to perform pharmacy practice research that is presented at ASHP’s Midyear Meeting and at the Eastern States Residency Conference. Learning experiences are offered in the following areas:

  • Administration
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Cardiology
  • Community Outreach
  • Critical Care
  • Drug Information
  • Emergency Medicine
  • General Hospital Pharmacy
  • Hospital Dispensing/Staffing
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Transplant

As of 2018, each RWJBarnabas Health facility offers the following number of PGY-1 pharmacy residency positions per year:

As of 2018, each RWJBarnabas Health facility offers the following number of PGY-2 pharmacy residency positions per year:

Additionally, the following sites serve as primary training locations for the listed Rutgers University PGY-2 Programs:

  • Monmouth Medical Center: One - Neuropsychiatric
  • RWJ New Brunswick: Two - Emergency Medicine
  • RWJ New Brunswick: Two - Drug Information
  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center: One - Pediatrics

The Pharmacy Enterprise in the past 5 years has retained more than 33 residents representing a 42% retention rate.