Mission Statement

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health provides a training experience that develops the resident both clinically and professionally. The purpose of the residency program is to develop pharmacists who are self-directed learners possessing clinical expertise, leadership and professional skills, enabling them to excel in diverse practice environments. Upon graduation, the resident will be well prepared to practice as a clinical pharmacist or pursue a specialized PGY2 residency program.

Program History

The Post-Graduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency Program is based at The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health. The Jewish Hospital is a 200+ bed acute care teaching hospital, located in Kenwood, a suburb of Cincinnati, OH.

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program is structured according to ASHP's Residency Learning System, and offers a combination of core and elective rotation opportunities to provide the resident with a selection of experiences.

The Pharmacy Residency Program at The Jewish Hospital was first established and accredited in 2004 alongside The Health Alliance as a multi-site program. In 2010, The Jewish Hospital joined Mercy Health and was accredited by ASHP in 2012 as a single-entity site.