Mt Auburn Hospital Residency Program

Mount Auburn Hospital Postgraduate Year 1 Pharmacy Practice Residency Program

Mount Auburn Hospital (MAH) was founded in 1886 as the first hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It is a 213-bed regional teaching hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. The MAH PGY-1 Pharmacy residency is affiliated with MCPHS University.

MCPHS University–Boston is the second oldest pharmacy school in the United States, with a strong commitment to preparing future leaders of the profession of pharmacy.

Our program includes one year of postgraduate training designed to appeal to an individual desiring a well-rounded hospital practice experience, advanced knowledge and skills in the delivery of pharmacy services.

Our core rotations are: orientation, internal medicine, ambulatory care, critical care, medication safety, pharmacy practice, pharmacy administration, research and teaching.

Our elective rotations are pharmacy informatics, oncology, and others via MCPHS University to meet individual resident needs.

The residents will have the opportunity to develop their communication and teaching skills by completing a teaching certificate program involving: attending monthly seminars, providing didactic lectures, acting as a co-preceptor for MCPHS PharmD Students on APPE rotations.  The residents will hold an adjunct teaching appointment in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at MCPHS University, will gain practical academic teaching experience in a variety of educational areas, and with the assistance of faculty mentor develop a teaching portfolio.

Program Start Date: There are two resident positions, starting July 1 through June 30.

Accreditation Status: This program is accredited by ASHP

Eligibility: 

  • PharmD Degree
  • Eligible to work as a registered pharmacist in Massachusetts 
  • Obtain a Massachusetts pharmacy license within 3 months of start date.

Application submission on PhORCAS should include: 

  • Curriculum vitae 
  • Letter of intent 
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • All academic transcripts

Application Deadline: January 15 via PhORCAS

Visit our website:
http://www.mountauburnhospital.org/medical-education/pharmacy-residency/ 

For additional information contact:
Patricia Masters PharmD, BCPS 
Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator 
PGY1 -Pharmacy Residency  Program Director

Mount Auburn Hospital 
330 Mount Auburn Street 
Cambridge, MA 02138
pmasters@mah.harvard.edu