Pharmacy Residency Program Year One

Pharmacy Residency Program Year One

Mission Statement

St. Anthony’s Hospital will provide an environment to develop and train postgraduate pharmacist with the primary goal of producing competent practitioner’s capable of providing pharmaceutical care to hospitalized patients.                                                                                                                                           


The adult pharmacy practice residency is designed to provide 12 full, consecutive months (starting July 1st and ending June 30th of the following year) of training in pharmacy practice with the primary goal of producing general practitioners capable of providing pharmaceutical care to hospitalized patients.  The resident will have the opportunity to work with the medical staff to assure rational prescribing of medications, work with patients to enhance their knowledge of the medications they receive, and partner with nursing to improve the overall safety of medication use.  The resident will gain experience in many areas of pharmacy practice including cardiology, neurology, critical care, infectious disease, drug information, family medicine, geriatrics, nutrition, and pharmacy administration.  Opportunities also exist for writing and speaking, MUE activities, drug use control coordination, and precepting pharmacy students.  Completion of a research project is required.

Required Rotations:

  • Infectious Disease
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Cardiology
  • Administration
  • Orientation Month
  • General Clinical Pharmacy Services

Elective Rotations:

  • Nutrition
  • Nephrology
  • Geriatrics
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry
  • Process Improvement
  • Project Month

Longitudinal Experiences:

  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Education/Teaching
  • Coumadin
  • Nursing Collaboration
  • Practice Experience
  • Medication Safety
  • Quality Training & Computer Classes

Residency Special Features

The pharmacy residency will provide a broad training experience in many areas of pharmacy practice including critical care, emergency department, infectious disease, cardiology, oncology psychiatry, ambulatory care, administration and elective opportunities. The resident will have requirements to present formal lectures, in-services, MUE activities, formulary monographs, and complete a research project to be presented at the Florida Residency Conference in Gainesville, Florida. The resident will also assist with teaching fourth year pharmacy rotation students from three affiliated Colleges of Pharmacy.

Fringe Benefits

The resident will receive competitive benefits including health insurance, paid time off, 401K plan, life insurance, and professional travel reimbursement.

Special Requirements for Acceptance:

  • Submit completed applications to the ASHP
  • Letter(s) – of interest with career objectives
  • Three recommendations using the forms provided in phORCAS
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official Transcript.
  • Applicants must participate in the matching process
  • Applicants must possess Pharm.D. from an ACPE Accredited College of Pharmacy

All residents must successfully complete the Florida state board examination by September 30th

Contact Information

William D. Braun, Pharm.D.
Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator
Pharmacy Residency Program Director
St. Anthony's Hospital
Tel: (727) 825-1438
Fax: (727) 825-1330
Pager: (727) 571-2349