The Elliot Health System in Manchester, New Hampshire offers two PGY-1 residency opportunities: one traditional PGY-1 residency position and one PGY-1 with an ambulatory care focus. The purpose of the PGY-1 pharmacy residency program at the Elliot Health System is to prepare pharmacists with the clinical skill set and confidence necessary to be a clinical pharmacy practitioner. Residents completing this program will be able to pursue any of the following positions: PGY-2 Specialty Residency, Clinical Pharmacist Position, or an Adjunct Faculty Position.
In 2012, one PGY-2 residency position was created for specialization in pediatric pharmacy. The purpose of the PGY-2 pediatrics residency program is to prepare the PGY-1 trained pharmacist to advance their clinical skills specifically in pediatric pharmacy. Residents completing this specialized program will be able to pursue a pediatric Pharmacist Position or an Adjunct Faculty Position.
In order to provide the best learning environment possible for the resident, the Elliot Health System pharmacy department will ensure that:
1. There are adequate pharmacist role models for residents who practice routinely in the area for which they precept.
2. Preceptors have committed themselves to teaching the resident using direct instruction, modeling, coaching and facilitating.
3. An adequate practice model environment exists for the learning experience.
Elliot Hospital is a 296-bed acute care facility located in Manchester, New Hampshire. The Elliot Hospital offers a Pharmacy Practice Residency. The program is accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. The program is affiliated with Massachusetts College of Pharmacy (MCP) in Manchester and the University of New England (UNE) School of Pharmacy in Maine. There will be both teaching and precepting opportunities available to the resident. Please see below for more details.
The PGY-1 Residency and the PGY-2 Pediatrics Residency at Elliot Health System are accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP).