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Pharmacy Residency Program: Critical Care

Program Type: ASHP Accredited PGY2 Residency
ASHP Match Number: 536652


This PGY2 pharmacy residency builds on Doctor of Pharmacy education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in Critical Care Pharmacy. This residency provides residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of patient care that improves medication therapy.  Residents who successfully complete this residency should possess competencies that qualify them for critical care clinical pharmacist and/or faculty positions and position them to be eligible for attainment of board certification in critical care pharmacy (BCCCP).

Program Overview

The Critical Care Pharmacy Residency is a twelve-month program of training and experience based upon the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) standards for PGY2 training in critical care. 

Training Experience

  • Active participation in patient care rounds
  • Participation in critical care related committee(s) to impact policy
  • Participation in education of pharmacy, nursing and medical staff
  • Completion of a critical care related research project with manuscript
  • Provide two ACPE accredited presentations
  • On-call program


  • Medical Intensive Care (MICU) - 2 months
  • Surgical Intensive Care (SICU) - 1 month
  • Weinberg Surgical Intensive Care (WICU) - 1 month
  • Cardiac Critical Care (CCU) -1 month
  • Cardiovascular Surgery Intensive Care (CVSICU) -1 month
  • Neurosciences Intensive Care (NCCU) - 1 month
  • Pediatric Intensive Care (PICU) - 1 month
  • Emergency Medicine and (ED) – 1 month
  • Research – 1 month
  • Orientation – 1 month prn


Learn about the benefits of the Pharmacy Residency Program.


Learn about the staffing portion of the Pharmacy Residency Program.


Learn about the residency on-call program.

Application Information

All applications will be accepted through PHORCAS.

Program Director

Annette M. Rowden, Pharm.D., BCPS

Titles: Clinical Specialist - Critical Care, Department of Pharmacy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Education: Pharm.D., The University California in San Francisco
Residency Training: ASHP Residency in Hospital Pharmacy with Clinical Emphasis
The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown, NY

Annette M. Rowden, Pharm.D., BCPS
Program Director, Critical Care Pharmacy Residency
Location:Department of Pharmacy
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 North Wolfe Street, Carnegie 180
Baltimore, MD 21287-6180
Phone: (443) 287-2927
Fax: (410) 955-0287