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PGY1 Pharmacy

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 2020-2021 PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Class

Representatives from UVAHealth will be available during the Residency Showcase on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 from 8:00-11:00 AM at Booth # 5343. We look forward to meeting interested candidates in Las Vegas!

Please refer to this website INSTEAD of the ASHP on-line directory for application requirements. 


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

2018-2019 PGY1-Pharmacy Residency Class

Front row (left to right): Mary Lewis Griffin, Alina Kukin, Michelle McCarthy, Ashni Patel, Yvonne Zhang

Back row (left to right): Tyler Goins, Taylor Goins, Josephine Tan, Kristin Nymberg, Cory Perry


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


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