Post-Grad Year 1 Overview

Dear Residency Candidate,

Thank you very much for your interest in the Eastern Maine Medical Center PGY1 pharmacy residency program. 
 
As the second largest tertiary facility serving two thirds of the state of Maine, Eastern Maine Medical Center offers a wide variety of services. Our residency preceptors are trained in specialty areas including infectious diseases, critical care, pediatrics, medication safety, and more. They work amongst and collaborate with an established inter-professional team of clinicians. We offer four PGY1 positions and we have been accredited by ASHP since 2006. We are seeking a PGY1 candidate who is eager to learn, motivated, and looking to experience a comprehensive hospital based pharmacy experience. 
 
At Eastern Maine Medical Center, our residents and pharmacists work together to impact patient care by creating pharmaceutical care plans and ensuring patient safety. Our pharmacy department is committed to teaching PGY1 pharmacy residents how to become pharmacist clinicians and advanced pharmacist practitioners. We look forward to getting to know you and your personal career goals. We take pride in working alongside you as you become an integral part of our pharmacy team. Together we aspire to help you succeed. 
 
We understand the search for a residency is overwhelming. We commend your efforts to further your professional development and find a PGY1 residency which aligns with your personal career goals. We wish you the best of luck in your search for a PGY1 residency.
 
Sincerely,
 
Marybeth Boudreau, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Critical Care Clinical Specialist
Residency Director – PGY1
Eastern Maine Medical Center


Eastern Maine Medical Center's PGY1 Residency offers a comprehensive introduction to the practice of pharmacy. The program offers an opportunity to advance knowledge in many practice areas.
 

Required Rotations:Pharmacy students

  • Orientation
  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Decentralized
  • Internal Medicine (I and II)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medication Safety
  • Medication Use Policy
  • Pediatrics
  • Research Project
  • Service


Electives Include:Clinical specialists training

  • Ambulatory Care
  • Critical Care Trauma/Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Informatics
  • NICU/PICU
  • Outpatient Oncology
  • Palliative/Supportive Care
  • Psychiatry

Our residency will prepare pharmacist clinicians to perform as clinical pharmacists, serve as adjunct faculty, or enter PGY2 training. Residents are allowed vacation, full healthcare benefits, discount meals, and travel allowance to the ASHP mid-year and Eastern States Conference.