Pharmacy Residencies

Presbyterian Healthcare Services offers post-graduate year one (PGY1) pharmacy practice and post-graduate year two (PGY2) specialty pharmacy residency programs.

  • Post-Graduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy
    The ASHP-accredited Post-Graduate Year One Pharmacy Residency (PGY1) offered at Presbyterian Hospital in downtown Albuquerque is a flexible program designed to provide residents with unique experiences in both clinical and administrative practice.
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  • Post-Graduate Year Two (PGY2) in Ambulatory Care
    The ASHP-accredited Post-Graduate Year Two Residency in Ambulatory Care provides residents experience working with licensed pharmacist clinicians (PhCs) within the patient-centered medical home in disease state and medication therapy management and overseeing anticoagulation services.
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  • Post-Graduate Year Two (PGY2) in Infectious Disease
    The ASHP-candidate Post-Graduate Year Two Residency in Infectious Disease is designed to develop a practitioner proficient in infectious disease and antimicrobial stewardship.
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Benefits and Special Features

Presbyterian offers competitive salaries, paid time off, financial support to professional meetings and for professional organization membership, and medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits. A teaching certificate through The University of New Mexico is available to participating residents.

Eligibility and Application Requirements

  • United States citizenship or resident status
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) or Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC)-Certified pharmacy graduate
  • Eligible for New Mexico pharmacist licensure
  • Complete application submitted through Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) including:
    • letter of intent
    • curriculum vitae
    • academic transcripts
    • three recommendation letters
  • Interview with presentation
  • PGY2 applicants must have a completed or in-progress American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited or candidate-status PGY1 residency

Presbyterian participates in the ASHP resident matching program – “the match.” This residency site agrees that no person at this site will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant.