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PGY1/PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak is a 1,100-bed major academic and referral center with Level I adult trauma and Level II pediatric trauma designations. Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak is ranked No. 2 in Michigan and No. 2 in Metro Detroit by “America’s Best Hospitals” 2023 rankings. Our mission is to improve health, instill humanity and inspire hope.

Beaumont hospitals earn national rankings from U.S. News & World Report

US News & World Report rankings
  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology (Top ranked in Michigan)
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology (Top ranked in Michigan)
  • Orthopedics
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology

Residency Training History

The ASHP-accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency program at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak has been training residents since 1977. Each year, the Department of Pharmaceutical Services accepts six 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. The PGY2 Administration program has had 9 previous graduates that are currently practicing in various leadership roles across 6 states. Our new PGY1/PGY2 HSPAL program combines the best of our established clinical training to provide a strong clinical foundation to develop a well-rounded leader for the future of the profession. 

Residency Training

*PGY1 expansions: 1977: 2 residents, 1989: 4 residents 2011: 6 residents; HSPAL: Health System Pharmacy Administration & Leadership
HSPAL combined program: 1 PGY1 and 1 PGY2 resident

Program at a Glance

  • Training in a 1,100 bed teaching, Level 1 adult and Level II pediatric trauma academic medical center
  • 13 residents per year chosen through NRMP (PGY1/PGY2 residents)
  • Over thirty-five highly trained clinical preceptors committed to education, patient care, administration, and research
  • A wide variety of clinical and administrative learning experiences
  • Experience of an on-call program
  • Precepting responsibilities for Doctor of Pharmacy students
  • A residency advisor to help guide professional development throughout the year in terms of goals for the residency and individual career planning
  • Two years of continual longitudinal development
  • The option to complete the Wayne State University Teaching and Learning Curriculum Certificate Program
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The PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration residency program builds on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency programs to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists in advanced or specialized practice. The PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration residency provides residents with opportunities to function independently as practitioners by conceptualizing and integrating accumulated experience and knowledge and incorporating both into the provision of patient care that improves medication therapy.

The PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak prepares candidates for a mid-level pharmacy administration position immediately upon completion of the program, with an eventual position as a director of pharmacy of an academic medical center. The resident will acquire advanced skills in management and development, communication, resource management, fiscal management, regulatory compliance, medication safety, and program development.

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