At Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center (MSVMC), PGY1 pharmacy residents will develop skills to become well-rounded practitioners and provide medication-related care to a wide variety of patient populations.  Residents actively participate in multidisciplinary rounds providing drug therapy recommendations and drug information to members of the health care team and patients.  Emphasis will be placed on evidence-based medicine, leadership, and patient safety.  A teaching certificate program is offered in collaboration with the University of Findlay College of Pharmacy.  Residents take an active role in teaching pharmacy students through didactic lectures and co-precepting on clinical rotations. 

Learning Opportunities:

  • Potential Experiences
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Cardiology
  • Drug Information
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Intensive Care
  • Medication Safety
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacy Administration
  • Practice Management
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Trauma

**Other experiences may be created depending on the resident’s interest


  • Competitive Stipend
  • Health-care coverage (provided to the resident at nominal cost)
  • Paid time off and vacation days
  • Free parking
  • Conference days (attendance at professional meetings are not part of paid time off or vacation)
  • ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Ohio Pharmacy Resident Conference
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress (PGY2 Critical Care resident only)
  • Resident office space with personal computer
  • BLS/ACLS certification training
  • Continuing education
  • Teaching certificate (University of Findlay, optional for PGY2 Critical Care resident)

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Application Process:
In order to be considered for this residency, the applicant must:
Possess a strong interest in clinical pharmacy practice
Demonstrate a desire to teach
Be eligible for licensure in the state of Ohio
Participate in an on-site interview
Complete an ACPE-accredited Pharm.D. Degree program
Participate in the ASHP Resident Matching Program
Be able to start July 1 

Application Materials- Deadline January 5th

The applicant must submit the following application materials via the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS)at

  • Letter of intent
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Academic transcripts
  • Three references on standardized template

Additional Information
For further information please contact:

Deidre Rohaley, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Coordinator
Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center
Department of Pharmacy
2213 Cherry Street
Toledo, OH 43608
Phone: 419-251-5306
Fax: 419-251-5243