Residency Programs: Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency (PGY-2)
Since 1989, the PGY-2 Ambulatory Care Residency Program at UF Health Jacksonville
has offered a diverse experience in patient focused care. Residents are integrated
in our medical home, primary care and specialty clinics including anticoagulation,
pain management, diabetes, hypertension, renal, cardiology, neurology, pulmonary
hypertension, asthma, hepatology, GI, rheumatology, sickle cell, and wellness.
Knowledgeable preceptors and collegial relationships with the medical team are just
a few of the opportunities. As the distance campus for the University of Florida
College of Pharmacy, teaching opportunities and a teaching certificate program are
The PGY-2 Ambulatory Care program provides the resident the education, training,
and experience necessary to actively participate in a comprehensive ambulatory care
setting. In collaboration with the medical staff, the resident provides care to
a variety of patients on a daily basis.
They also gain leadership experience through participation in professional organizations,
mentoring PGY-1 residents and pharmacy students, and clinic development or expansion.
Opportunities to educate patients, students, and other health-care professionals
are integrated into each experience.
The resident also gains operational experience in a high volume, fully-automated
outpatient pharmacy serving a diverse patient population and participates in our
URAC accredited specialty pharmacy operations. Areas of emphasis include formulary
management, optimization of pharmacy operations, and managing drug shortages. The
program is accredited by the American Society of Heath-System Pharmacists.
Karen Malcolm, Pharm.D., BCACP, FASHP
Twelve months, beginning in July
- 7 days of personal leave
- 5 paid holidays
- Professional time for conferences, research and interviews
- Health insurance
- Dental coverage
- Life insurance
- Educational and professional travel allowances
- Dedicated office space
Eligibility requirements for the residency program include the following:
- Graduate from an ACPE-accredited college or school of pharmacy with a Doctor of
- Completion of an ASHP-accredited Pharmacy (PGY-1) Residency
- Eligible for licensure in the State of Florida – all residents must take their exams
prior to the start of the residency
- On-site interview
- For non-resident alien applicants, authorization for employment that is valid through
the residency period is required
- Letter of intent
- Current curriculum vitae
Letters of recommendation
from three (3) professional sources
- Official transcript of applicant’s pharmacy coursework and grades
The application deadline is January 5th.
Application materials should be submitted through PhORCAS.
UF Health Jacksonville
Department of Pharmacy
655 West 8th Street, C-89
Jacksonville, FL 32209
Phone: (904) 244-4157
Fax: (904) 244-4272
After the application is complete and reviewed, the residency selection committee will notify selected applicants to arrange
an onsite interview.