The Post Graduate Year–1 (PGY-1) pharmacy residency program at Mount Sinai Beth Israel is an accredited program with the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Currently, the program offers two PGY-1 pharmacy residency positions.
The department’s philosophy upholds the concept of “pharmaceutical care” which recognizes the pharmacist’s contribution to patient care. The pharmacy offers services through its central pharmacy. The 12-month clinically-oriented program, beginning July 1st, offers the residents opportunities to become involved in many outstanding specialty programs.
Pharmacy Practice Residency Rotations
Required Rotations (5 weeks)
Orientation/Hospital Pharmacy Practice
Transitions of Care
Elective Rotations (5 weeks)
Repeat of any required rotation
Medication Use Evaluation
Please submit all application materials using the online PhORCAS (Pharmacy Online Residency Central Application Service) program through ASHP. Requirements include:
Letter of Intent
Official academic transcripts
Three letters of recommendation
What Else Should I Know?
Interviews are mandatory. The applicant must be a graduate of an accredited college of pharmacy. Eligibility for licensure in New York is required. While the NAPLEX and MPJE exams can be taken anytime after graduation, the New York State Written and Practical (Compounding) exam is offered in June and January only. Alternatively, Part III examination can be given on-site at the discretion of the Pharmacy Residency Director. The applicant must plan to pass all three exams by September of the residency year. More information about New York State licensure can be found at the New York State Education Department’s Office of the Professions website
About Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Mount Sinai Beth Israel believes that the mission of the Pharmacy Residency (PGY-1) Program is to help residency graduates achieve their career goals. The mission of the MSBI Pharmacy Residency (PGY-1) Program is to advance and support each resident’s development toward achieving the skills necessary to serve MSBI, its patients and community; and upon graduation serve hospitals, health-systems, and the public for making the best use of medications.
The MSBI Pharmacy Residency (PGY-1) Program is dedicated to achieving a vision where all residency graduates will complete a rich and diverse array of clinical, administrative, and educational experiences that will position them to pursue advanced training and/or practice in healthcare settings of their choice. Upon successfully completing the residency program, graduates:
Will obtain further specialized or advanced post-graduate training or employment most suited for their individual abilities and interests,
Will deliver compassionate, comprehensive and evidence-based care to their patients for the safest and most effective use of medications,
Will conduct and interpret pharmacy-related medication use e...valuations and research for advancing medication-use systems and overall patient care,
Will exercise leadership in academic, hospital, health-system and community settings,
Will reflect on their MSBI Pharmacy Residency (PGY-1) Program with appreciation and a sense of having had a valuable experience for competency and confidence to be an outstanding pharmacist and leader.
A teaching hospital founded in 1889 on Manhattan's Lower East Side, Mount Sinai Beth Israel is notable for its unique approach to combining medical excellence with clinical innovation. The hospital has a long tradition of excellence in medical specialties, including gastrointestinal disease, chemical dependency, psychiatric disorders, pain management and palliative care, and HIV/AIDS research and treatment. The hospital also has significantly advanced its commitment to community-based ambulatory care and expanding patient access to primary and specialty care.
About the Mount Sinai Health System
The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health care system providing exceptional medical care to our local and global communities.
Encompassing the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and seven hospital campuses in the New York metropolitan area, as well as a large, regional ambulatory footprint, Mount Sinai is internationally acclaimed for its excellence in research, patient care, and education across a range of specialties. The Mount Sinai Health System was created from the combination of the Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners, which both agreed unanimously to combine the two entities in July 2013.
The Health System is designed to increase efficiencies and economies of scale; improve quality and outcomes; and expand access to advanced primary, specialty, and ambulatory care services throughout a wide clinical network. The Health System includes more than 7,000 primary and specialty care physicians and 12 minority-owned free-standing ambulatory surgery centers. Mount Sinai also features a robust and continually expanding network of multispecialty services, including more than 45 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, and Long Island. It has more than 40 clinical and academic relationships with other local health care organizations. Mount Sinai physicians can be found in more than 300 community locations throughout the New York metropolitan area. With an extraordinary array of resources for the provision of compassionate, state-of-the-art care, the Mount Sinai Health System is poised to identify and respond to the health-related needs of the diverse populations we serve.