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PGY1-Pharmacy Residency


Residency Purpose Statement

The purpose of the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency is to build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.

Recruiting for the 2021-2022 PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Class

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General Program Information


The UVAHealth PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program has been recognized by the ASHP Foundation with the following:

Program Description

Number of positions: 8
How to apply: Application Requirements
Program information:

Residency Manual
Residency Overview
Resident PGY1/PGY2 Schedule
PGY1-Pharmacy Residency Recruiting Brochure

Biographies: Current Residents
Past Residents
Program Director

2020-2021 PGY1-Pharmacy Residency Class

Photo credit: Ray Shi

Back row (left to right): Tarak Patel, Kevin Fekete, Devki Gajera, Carson Shoemaker, Amanda Vanlnwegen, Ginae Bluitt

Front row (left to right): Adam Archer, Ashley Asbell, Amy Dorszynski, Cameron Lee, Michelle McCarthy


Program Director/Contact Person:
Michelle McCarthy, PharmD, FASHP
(434) 760-4497

UVA Health
Department of Pharmacy Services
P.O. Box 800674
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0674