The Post Graduate Year one (PGY1) Community-Based Pharmacy Residency Program at Penobscot Community Health Care (PCHC) provides structured and advanced training to build upon the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to develop community‐based pharmacist practitioners with diverse patient care, leadership, and education skills who are eligible to pursue advanced training opportunities including postgraduate year two (PGY2) residencies and professional certifications. The program emphasizes training in various aspects of community and ambulatory care pharmacy including integrated general medical care within patient-centered medical homes. The graduates of PCHC’s PGY1 Community Pharmacy Practice Residency will above all demonstrate the dedication and leadership within the pharmacy profession. Upon successful completion of the program, the residency graduate will demonstrate his or her ability to:

The Post Graduate Year two (PGY2) Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Program builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in specialized areas of practice. This residency provides residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of patient care other advanced practice settings. The resident will have the opportunity to experience how Collaborative Drug Therapy Management (CDTM) agreement is executed in the primary care setting and practice under pharmacists with CDTM agreements. Residents who successfully complete this residency program are prepared for advanced patient care, academic, or other specialized position, along with board certification.

The Post Graduate Year one-two (PGY1/2) Health System Pharmacy Administration (HSPA) Residency Program provides diverse training opportunities to help the resident understand and develop own accountability, knowledge and leadership skills in outpatient pharmacy practice, health system pharmacy leadership and 340B operations. The resident will work closely with the PCHC Pharmacy leadership team, especially in their PGY2 year, and ultimately will be able to assume supervisory experience in an area of pharmacy operations. Graduates of this residency program will have developed a strong foundation in pharmacy leadership to prepare them for management positions throughout the healthcare enterprise.

PGY1 Community-Based Residency Rotations


PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Rotations


How To Apply


Benefits & Compensation


Department Administration


Residency Handbooks

We will not be recruiting for the HSPA program for the 2020-2021 year.

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Manual 2020-2021

PGY2 AmCare Pharmacy Residency Manual 2020-2021