PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program

Located in Toledo, Ohio, Mercy Health  St. Anne Hospital offers high-quality health care offering a variety of services. In addition to emergency services, Mercy Health  St. Anne features the Mercy Health Heart and Vascular Institute and the Mercy Health Women’s center, along with orthopedic care.

In 2016 Mercy Health  St. Anne Hospital received the Patient Safety Excellence Award and the HealthGrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award.  Our hospital leads the region in five-star ratings by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Pharmacy Department
The department of pharmacy is open 24 hours with a team of approximately 14 operational and clinical pharmacists and 12 supporting staff members.  Our pharmacists serve as preceptors for several pharmacy schools in Ohio.

Clinical services include:

  • Emergency department
  • Formulary services and policy development
  • Daily general clinical rounding
  • Medication accuracy services
  • Outpatient medication management services

Learning Experiences
The rotation schedule for the 12-month PGY1 residency program includes:

  • Orientation
  • Internal Medicine
  • Advanced Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research/Project
  • Pharmacy Practice Management

Longitudinal Rotations

  • Pharmacy staffing
  • Anticoagulation Clinic
  • Teaching certificate program

Elective Rotations

  • Advanced Critical Care
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Anticoagulation Clinic (1 month)
  • Outpatient Medication Management
  • Medication Accuracy/Transition of Care
  • Psychiatric Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Residents have the flexibility to create additional electives and repeat required rotations based on their interests.

Additional Opportunities 

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training
  • Teaching Certificate Program
  • APPE student precepting

Program Requirements

  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy
  • Eligible for licensure in Ohio
  • Completed application materials
  • Onsite interview