Program Overview

Thank you for your interest in the PGY 1 Pharmacy Residency Program offered by Mercy Health St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima, Ohio. We are pleased you have taken time to learn more about our residency program. Accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) since 2006, the PGY 1 program offers four resident positions yearly.

Mercy Health St. Rita’s Medical Center is a Level II trauma facility. St. Rita’s provides a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient care, including a maternity center, acute inpatient rehabilitation, congestive heart failure clinic, cardiac rehab, diabetes clinic, women’s wellness center and an oncology center. Pharmacy services include decentralized clinical pharmacists, specialized critical care and emergency medicine pharmacists, retail pharmacy and outpatient medication management services. With a modern facility, St. Rita’s takes a leadership role in providing quality care and community development. 

Our mission is to extend the compassionate ministry of Jesus by improving the health and well-being of our communities while bringing good help to those in need, especially people who are poor, dying and underserved. Pharmacy works towards this mission by providing excellent care to all patients with the goal of achieving the best medication-related outcomes possible.

Accreditation Status

Program Name: Mercy Health St. Rita’s Medical Center Pharmacy Residency Program
ASHP Program Code: 44102
Accreditation Status: ASHP Accredited
Length of Training: One year
Program Size: Four residents