Participation Requirements

Participation Requirements


Residents currently staff every other weekend, though this is subject to change based on department needs. Residents will also work one weekday evening shift for part of the year as deemed necessary to keep staffing capabilities up to the standard required to perform duties. Each resident is required to staff two holiday shifts.

Committee Involvement

The residents will present at the monthly Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee based on project work throughout the year

Residents will be responsible for joining at least one committee and will be required to attend meetings throughout the duration of the residency. Examples include:

  • Medication Safety Committee
  • Anticoagulation Safety Workgroup
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee
  • Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Committee


Conference fees and professional travel expenses will be covered.  Residents will attend the following:

  • ASHP’s Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • NHSHP’s Cabin Fever CE Weekend
  • Eastern States Conference for Pharmacy Residents and Preceptors

In order to successfully complete the PGY-1 residency program at the Elliot Health System, the resident must do the following:

  • Complete all assigned projects (see list below)
  • Earn the status of “Achieved” for at least 80% of the assigned objectives
  • Earn the status of “Satisfactory Progress” for the remaining 20% of the objectives
  • Complete staffing component of the residency
  • Complete all required learning experiences
  • Complete selected elective learning experience(s)


At a minimum, the resident is required to complete the following during the course of the residency:

  • Residency Research Project
    • Poster Presentation (ASHP Midyear)
    • Presentation of Results at Eastern States Conference for Pharmacy Residents and Preceptors
    • Manuscript
  • Physician In-service
  • Nursing In-service
  • Pharmacy In-service (2)
  • Journal Club (2)
  • Drug Monograph (2)
  • Newsletter Article (2)
  • Drug Use Evaluation
  • Precept pharmacy student