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PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency Program

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The PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency at Johns Hopkins Home Care Group is an ASHP accredited 12-month full-time curriculum.  Johns Hopkins Home Care Group (JHHCG) is a diverse and inclusive, fully integrated member of Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) serving as an integral component of the healthcare continuum by supporting the JHM mission of safe, quality patient care, education, and research. JHHCG strives to be the preeminent home care provider to the Johns Hopkins community by integrating comprehensive home care service and products through a single point of access, utilizing clinical expertise and exhibiting outstanding service excellence. Johns Hopkins Outpatient Pharmacy, which is part of JHHCG, provides community and specialty pharmacy services for the Johns Hopkins Community.

The program emphasizes the development of advanced practical skills needed by community pharmacy practitioners concentrating on enhancing existing clinical services and implementing pharmacy practice programs. The experience is individualized to each resident to develop clinical, analytical, teaching, and leadership skills. Residents will have opportunities to provide patient care services including medication therapy management, immunizations, and specialty compounding.

The residents will work in a collaborative environment with exposure to diverse clinical specialty areas, including solid organ transplant, infectious disease, geriatrics, oncology, and psychiatry. Opportunities to precept students and provide Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) programs are available.

Collaboration with providers in an integrated health system will be emphasized through trans-disciplinary care to improve patient outcomes.


PGY-1 Community Pharmacy Residency Purpose Statement

The Johns Hopkins Community Pharmacy Residency Program is committed to providing residents with the skills and knowledge necessary to become exemplary community pharmacists providing care for a diverse group of patients.  Upon successful completion of the residency, the pharmacist will have developed the clinical, analytical, and leadership skills necessary to function as a clinical practitioner in an integrated health-system, a community pharmacy setting or pursue a PGY2 residency.

Residency Program Director
Amy Nathanson, PharmD, BCACP, AE-C
Clinical Programs Manager, Specialty Services
Johns Hopkins Home Care Group
5901 Holabird Avenue, Suite A
Baltimore, MD 21224


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