PGY1 Program Purpose: The postgraduate year one (PGY1) pharmacy residency program at Sacred Heart Hospital builds upon the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
ABOUT SACRED HEART
Sacred Heart Health System has established itself as the most preferred hospital in Northwest Florida and the region's leader in providing high quality health care to children and adults.
Key services include a 566-bed hospital in Pensacola that includes the area's only Children's Hospital. Other key services include a Regional Heart and Vascular Institute, Stroke Center, Level II Trauma Center, a Cancer Center affiliated with M. D. Anderson Cancer Network, and a large regional network of primary care and specialty doctors stretching from Foley, Ala. to Apalachicola, Fla.
In 2003, the Health System added Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast, a 76-bed community hospital in Walton County. In 2010, Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf, a 19-bed hospital, opened in Port St. Joe, Fla. Sacred Heart is part of Ascension, the nation's largest system of not-for-profit health care facilities. For more information, visit online at www.sacred-heart.org.
The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart is a 117-bed children's hospital that offers care in a number of sub-specialties including pediatric oncology, surgery, general medicine and intensive care. It is home to the area's only Level III neonatal intensive care unit. A PGY-1 pharmacy practice residency with an emphasis in pediatrics is available.
ABOUT THE SACRED HEART PHARMACY
The pharmacy department employs over thirty clinical pharmacists involved in a variety of clinical services including:
Feel free to contact any of us with any questions:
Shane Chordas, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Educator
Residency Program Director
Jerry Smith, PharmD, MSHA, CRPh
Director of Pharmacy
Melissa Diamond, PharmD, MS, CRPh
Pharmacy Operations Manager
Katie Wassil, PharmD, BCPS
Pediatric Clinical Manager
Residency Program Required Rotations
Sacred Heart Hospital - Pensacola
The Studer Family Children's Hospital at Sacred Heart