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PGY1, Royal Oak

The ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak has been training residents from a variety of schools since 1977. Each year, the Department of Pharmaceutical Services accepts eight new PGY1 pharmacy residents into the program. Our department also offers a 2-year non-traditional PGY1 residency program (started in 2013) to pharmacists who have been employed in our department for a minimum of 1 year. The program strives to meet the needs of the resident based on previous experience, pharmacy practice interests and individual goals of the candidate.


A PGY1 Residency at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak will give you:

  • Training in a 1,100 bed acute care, teaching, Level 1 adult trauma center
  • Over twenty-five highly trained clinical specialist preceptors committed to education, patient care, and research
  • Multiple clinical and non-patient care learning experiences
  • Experience of an on-call program
  • The opportunity to participate in the Wayne State University Teaching and Learning Curriculum Certificate Program
  • Precepting responsibilities for Doctor of Pharmacy students
  • A year of continual longitudinal development
  • A residency advisor to help  guide professional development throughout the year in terms of goals for the residency and individual career planning
  • The opportunity to apply for the chief resident or conference, recruitment, or social chair positions

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak ranked No. 2 in Michigan and No. 2 in Metro Detroit by U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Hospitals” 2019 rankings.

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