Residency Learning Experiences

The rotation schedule for the 12-month PGY-1 Residency Program includes:  

 Orientation  5 weeks
 Five Core Rotations (4 week duration each)  20 weeks
 Six Elective Rotations (4 week duration each)  24 weeks
 Research Block  1 week
 ASHP Mid-Year Clinical Meeting  1 week
 Year End Wrap-Up Block  1 week
 Total  52 weeks

Required RotationsJacksonville Pharmacy Residency

  • Orientation
  • Internal Medicine I
  • Internal Medicine II
  • Critical Care
  • Drug Information
  • Pharmacy Management

Electives (6 Rotations)

  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Oncology
  • Pharmacy Informatics
  • Quality Management
  • Surgery
  • Repeat any rotation once
  • Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Toxicology, and Clinical Research are potential electives at other local healthcare facilities based on availability.

Longitudinal Rotations

  • Pharmacy Practice
    • One evening a week and every fourth weekend
    • One major and two minor holidays
  • Pharmacy Management
    • Two months focusing on each of the following management areas: pharmacy administration, clinical services/drug information, pharmacy education,  pharmacy operations and personnel and quality management.
  • Research

 Additional Learning Opportunities 

  • Cardiac and Stroke Code Responder
  • Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) Hotline
  • Pharmacy Grand Rounds
  • Resident Interactive Teaching Experience (RITEs)
  • Community Service Projects
  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Classes
  • Pharmacy Technician and Nursing Continuing Education Programming
  • Pharmacy Week
  • Florida Society of Health System Pharmacists (FSHP) Annual Meeting
  • Northeast Florida Society of Health System Pharmacists (NEFSHP) Meetings
  • ASHP Midyear Meeting
  • Florida Residency Conference

Contact the Pharmacy Residency Program Office

Michele "Missy" Loudy, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacy Professional Education Coordinator
Residency Program Director
Department of Pharmacy Services
St. Vincent's Medical Center Riverside 
1 Shircliff Way
Jacksonville, FL 32204
904-308-8829 | Michele.Loudy@jaxhealth.com