Kent Hospital is a 359-bed nonprofit acute care teaching hospital opened in 1951. As the second largest hospital in the state, Kent serves approximately 300,000 residents across central Rhode Island. Kent Hospital is a member of Care New England which is composed of Butler Hospital, Women and Infants Hospital, Integra, The Providence Center and VNA of Care New England.
The Kent Hospital PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency program offers competency development in a broad area of pharmacy practice areas including infectious diseases, critical care, infectious disease, internal medicine, emergency medicine, neonatology, psychiatry, geriatric medicine, informatics, cardiology , palliative care/pain management, transitions of care, and practice management. Residents may choose from various elective rotations to complement their required rotations. Completion and presentation of a major project is required.
Outside the required months, the Residency Program Director will work directly with the residents to customize the rotation schedule based upon individual interests. Residents are required to attend the Midyear Clinical Meeting and Eastern States Conference. The hospital/program funds meeting travel.
This program is affiliated with the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy. Through this affiliation we are able to offer an optional Postgraduate Teaching Program.
Residents must be eligible for licensure in Rhode Island, graduate from an ACPE-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy Program.
Application requirements: CV, letter of intent, academic transcript, 3 letters of recommendation, interview.
About Kent Hospital/URI PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency
The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy co-sponsors PGY1 residency programs at Coastal Medical, Inc and Kent Hospital as well as PGY2 Ambulatory Care and Oncology programs at Rhode Island Hospital.