PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak offers a twelve-month American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) accredited Pharmacy Administration PGY-2 Residency program for one residency candidate. The program strives to meet the needs of the resident based on the candidate's previous PGY-1 residency experience, interests and individual goals.

The program provides unique, concurrent longitudinal experiences rather than rotations to provide a real-world and thorough managerial training program. An individual training plan is created for each resident. All residents complete a research project and present their study results at the Ohio Pharmacy Residency Conference (OPRC) in the Spring.


The PGY-2 in Pharmacy Administration at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak prepares candidates for a mid-level administration position immediately upon completion of the program, with an eventual position as a director of an academic medical center. The resident will acquire advanced skills in personnel management and development, communication, resource management, fiscal management, regulatory compliance, medication safety and program development.

Required Longitudinal Experiences

  • pharmacy operations management
  • pharmacy clinical management
  • supply chain management
  • pharmacy financial management
  • medication safety
  • human resources management
  • Kaizen / process improvement
  • various committee involvement
  • specialty pharmacy

Elective Experiences

  • ASHP Pharmacy Leadership Academy
  • hospital administration
  • Wayne State University teaching certificate
  • Southeastern Michigan Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • investigational drug services
  • chief resident (interview/selection process involved)

Additional Activities

  • mentoring and directing pharmacy students and PGY-1 residents
  • serve as primary preceptor of PGY-1 residents and students on Practice Management rotations
  • serve as supervisor during every 3rd weekend staffing

Major Projects

  • develop management-related project of resident's choice
  • national level presentation

Overview of Program Requirements

The resident must meet the following requirements for employment at Beaumont Hospital as the PGY-2 Pharmacy Administration resident:

  • licensed pharmacist or eligible for licensure in the State of Michigan (including controlled substance license)
  • successful completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY-1 residency

Professional Meeting Attendance Requirements


Health Benefits

Coverage includes:

  • medical
  • dental
  • vision
  • prescription drug
  • life and disability insurance

General Benefits

  • library access
  • resident office with individual work station
  • shared personal computer access
  • Pharmacy Continuing Education
  • free parking


Residents will have all reasonable expenses reimbursed for the listed mandatory conferences.   


The anticipated salary for the incoming resident is approximately $49,000.  

Time Off

Residents will accrue approximately 24 days of combined time off throughout the year.  Residents will use this time for attendance at all professional meetings. Residents can take 2 weeks of vacation throughout the year. Vacation time requires approval from the Residency Program Director.

Residents will have the following national holidays off: July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and Memorial Day. The resident might be on call during any of these holidays although not required to be on-site.