St. Mary's Medical Center | Huntington, WV | (304) 526-1234

Pharmacy Residency Program

The pharmacy practice residency at St. Mary’s Medical Center is a 12-month, ASHP accredited program designed to provide postgraduate training in the provision of direct patient care to multiple patient populations.

This individualized training program enables residents to develop effective communication and leadership skills while learning to manage their own clinical pharmacy practice. Residents will complete 6 required rotations and 5 elective rotations. Rotation schedules are flexible and enable the resident to gain understanding in core areas while promoting the pursuit of individual interests. At completion of our program, the resident will be able to:

  • Describe their personal philosophy of pharmaceutical care
  • Understand the process of medication use review and drug policy development
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with other team members
  • Teach others effectively about drug therapy
  • Understand how to develop and implement quality improvement initiatives
  • Function as a pharmacy generalist