Our programs commonly receive questions related to various aspects of our pharmacy residency training programs. Below you will see some of the answers to our most frequently asked questions. For further questions, please use the Contact tab and select the individual site you are interested in learning more about to directly contact the Residency Program Director.
A: Yes. Each resident will be responsible for completing a research project that will be presented at the Florida Residency Conference.
A: Pharmacy residents at each site commonly meet with preceptors at the beginning of the residency to discuss potential project ideas that are options to be completed as a resident project. Upon selecting a topic, the resident will work in conjunction with the project advisor in that practice area. Additionally, all residents are given access to Minitab statistical analysis software as well as being able to receive training and assistance from a biostatistician.
A: Yes. Various teaching opportunities are offered by each individual program. Teaching certificates are also available through a partnership with the University of South Florida and University of Florida.
A: The process of screening, interviewing, and ranking residency candidates involves an initial review of application materials submitted via PhorCAS followed by an onsite interview for select candidates. During that process, the RPD and associated members of the interview team will evaluate your qualifications, background, work experiences, extracurricular activities, research experience, and overall “fit’ with the particular residency program.
A: The stipend for the 12 month residency is $47,486.40. All residents are funded to travel to professional meetings related to their program. All residents are sponsored for FSHP membership.
A: All applications must be complete and submitted by the required deadline issued by each individual residency practice site. Applicant review will occur during the months of January and February. Most candidates are notified of their application status prior to February 15th of each year. On site interviews occur from mid January through February.
A: BayCare Health System pharmacy residency programs are NOT able to sponsor visas for pharmacy residents (PGY1 or PGY2).
A: Yes, residents are provided with individual office space and personal computers.
A: No. Residents are able to park for free at each of our locations.