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Pharmacy Residency Program at GBMC

We are excited about your interest in the GBMC Pharmacy Residency PGY1 Program. Our program is recognized and accredited by American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).


Mission

To provide medical care and service of the highest quality to each patient and to educate the next generation of clinicians, leading to health, healing and hope for the community.

Purpose Statement:

PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on 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.

The purpose of GBMC PGY1 residency program is to fulfill the GBMC mission to educate the next generation of clinicians. In this goal, we have put together a great learning program with a dedicated team of faculty members. The program is built with required and elective rotations providing diverse clinical pharmacotherapy experiences in inpatient and outpatient medication management. Longitudinal projects and presentations are embedded throughout the year to focus on enhancing residents’ research and communication skills. Residents with interest in academia can enroll in teaching certificate programs at our affiliated universities.

GBMC Department of Pharmacy

With state of the art technology and driven employees, GBMC pharmacy provides patient-centered services.

Department of Pharmacy Services demonstrates this patient-centered care through operational and clinical programs such as medication therapy monitoring.

Central Pharmacy is open 24 hours 365 days per year. The David Seigel Anticoagulation Clinic is open weekdays from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM and the Infusion Therapy Center is open weekdays from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

The pharmacy team is comprised of clinical staff pharmacists, clinical pharmacy specialists, certified pharmacy technicians, pharmacy aides, and administrative staff. All pharmacists are from an ACPE Accredited College of Pharmacy and have passed a Maryland State Board Competency Exam.

A decentralized pharmacy program that integrates directly with multi-disciplinary teams allows pharmacists to have an impact on the following:

  • Drug Selection
  • Pharmacokinetic Assessment and Drug Dosing
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Services
  • Patient Education
  • Anticoagulation Management
  • Drug Interactions
  • Renal Adjustment of Medications
  • Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship

The Department of Pharmacy Services is committed to continuous process improvement and a culture of safety.

Residency Program Director:

Julia West, PharmD, BCPS
Email: jwest@gbmc.org

Residency Program Coordinator:

Kim Ngan Tran, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Email: ntran@gbmc.org

Residency Program Coordinator:

Alicia Senart, PharmD
Email: asenart@gbmc.org
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About Baltimore and Surrounding Area

GBMC HealthCare is located in Towson, Maryland and serves patients in the Baltimore metropolitan area. Baltimore, Maryland, home to Edgar Allan Poe and Babe Ruth, is a just a short drive from GBMC HealthCare’s campus and is home to many historical sites including Fort McHenry, Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, the B&O Railroad, the Inner Harbor, The National Aquarium, and more. With both M&T Bank Stadium, home field of the Baltimore Ravens and Oriole Park at Camden Yards, home field of the Baltimore Orioles, located just steps from each other, catching a game is a breeze. Baltimore is within driving distance of beaches and many urban areas including Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and New York.
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