Beaumont HospitalProfessional Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many residency positions will you be matching?

Two


When does the residency start?

Late June


How are residents evaluated?

Residency preceptors will evaluate residents continuously throughout their learning experiences through verbal and written evaluations. At the completion of a learning experience the preceptor will evaluate the resident with a summative evaluation form specific for that learning experience. Preceptors will use the ASHP "PGY1 Required and Elective Educational Objectives Criteria for Measuring Resident Performance" as a guide to complete the summative evaluation forms.


What teaching opportunities are there for residents?

Each resident will precept Wayne State IPPE students for one semester. In addition, residents will be expected to play an active role in precepting APPE students who are scheduled on rotation with them through a layered learning model. Residents also participate in the Wayne State Teaching Certificate program.


What is the staffing requirement?

Residents will staff a hybrid operational/ clinical shift every other weekend.  The resident will receive a compensation day prior to their scheduled staffing weekend. 


Do residents receive vacation time?

Resident will accrue PTO time throughout the year. 'Scheduled' PTO days may be requested on a Special Request form that is submitted to the residency program director in advance of the requested time off. Not more than 5 consecutive PTO days can be in the same rotation. 


Do the residents attend any professional meetings throughout the year?

The residents are required to attend the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in December, as well as a pharmacy residency conference in the spring.


Is office space available to residents?

Yes. Residents are provided with an office space with available computers.


What is the anticipated residency stipend?

The anticipated stipend for PGY-1 residents is approximately $48,000 annually.


What is your licensure policy for PGY-1 residents?

The pharmacy resident should be fully licensed (passing of both the NAPLEX and Michigan law exam) within 30 days of start date of the residency. The resident may only take each exam 2 times.  Failure to pass an exam after 2 times will result in dismissal from the program.  Failure to be licensed within 90 days of the start of the residency program will result in dismissal from the program.  

Pending pharmacist licensure the resident must have a current Limited Michigan Pharmacist License (e.g. intern license)


What type of benefit package is provided to residents?

  • earned PTO (planned time off)
  • library access
  • dedicated resident office space with individual work station
  • pharmacy continuing education
  • free parking
  • mentoring program
  • health care benefits coverage includes optional medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, life and disability insurance.
  • travel: residents will have all reasonable expenses reimbursed for pharmacy residency conference and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Clinical Midyear Meeting.

Residents will have the following national holidays off:

  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Years Day
  • Memorial Day

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