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Huntington Hospital PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program is committed to providing residents with a learning and training environment designed to advance the practice of postgraduate pharmacists as members of interdisciplinary health care teams that promote the importance of caring for a diverse patient population. 

The ASHP-accredited Pharmacy Residency at Huntington Hospital has consistently played an integral role in the promotion of pharmacy services, expansion of clinical programs, and interdisciplinary collaboration within the Northwell Health System and Huntington Hospital community.

During the 12-month program, the PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident will build on their Doctor of Pharmacy education to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care with a wide range of conditions.

Rotations will be tailored to the resident’s field of interest and ASHP requirements.

Core Experiences (required):

  • Cardiology
  • Central Pharmacy Training and Orientation
  • Emergency Department
  • Family Practice
  • Intensive Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology / Pain Management
  • Pharmacy Administration / Medication Safety
  • Research  

Elective Experiences

Can be selected from the following categories. There are opportunities to create additional elective learning experiences based on individual interests.

  • Ambulatory Care (Anticoagulation, Hepatology, HIV, Internal Medicine)
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Clinical Informatics
  • Diabetes
  • Pediatrics
  • Surgical Intensive Care

Longitudinal Experiences (required):

  • Academia
  • Anemia Management in Hemodialysis-Dependent Chronic Kidney Disease Outpatients
  • Central Staffing Service
  • Internal Publications
  • Research/Manuscript
  • Teaching and Learning Certificate Program

Application process

  • The residency program participates in the ASHP Matching Program.
  • Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, standardized form from three references, and pharmacy academic transcripts via the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PHORCAS).
  • A personal on-site interview will be required.
  • The letters of recommendation should be written by preceptors or supervisors who know you well.
  • Completed applications must be submitted via PHORCAS by January 4.

Contact information

Agnieszka Pasternak, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, CNSC
Residency Program Director
[email protected]
Office: 631-351-4426
Work Cell: 631-316-6807