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Nation’s First Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program Receives Accreditation

PAH – home of the first hospital pharmacy in the original 13 US colonies, established in 1752 – has been granted a three-year accreditation for its Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Pharmacy residency program by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). The ASHP is a national professional organization of nearly 40,000 members, including pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and students who provide patient care services in hospitals, health systems, and ambulatory clinics. The ASHP has been at the forefront of efforts to improve medication use and enhance patient safety for the past 70 years.

“This is very exciting, well-deserved news for our Pharmacy team and residents,” said Suzanne Y. Brown, MS, RPh, director of Pharmacy Services. “Achieving this new milestone reaffirms our commitment to our interdisciplinary approach of providing optimal, safe, and effective medication management for our patients at all times.”

Residency-Clas-fy14-and-residency-directors

FY14 Pharmacy Residents – L to R:
Carolyn Orendorff, PharmD, BCPS (past Residency Program Director)
Zhiyong Lu, PharmD (FY14 PGY1 Pharmacy Resident)
Roxine Templonuevo, PharmD (FY14 PGY1 Pharmacy Resident)
Lindsay Varga, PharmD, BCPS (present Residency Program Director)

 

 

 

 

Residency-Class-Fy13

FY13 Pharmacy Residents – L to R:
Tiffany So, PharmD (graduated FY13 PGY1 Pharmacy Resident)
Poonam Chhunchha, PharmD. (Graduated FY13 PGY1 Pharmacy Resident and current PAH Clinical Pharmacist)

 

 

 

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