Pharmacy Residency Program at Shepherd Center

About the Program

*The application period for this program is now closed.

The purpose of the Shepherd Center PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program is to build on the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions. We aim to prepare graduate pharmacists for the practice of pharmacy as exemplified by the concepts of pharmaceutical care.

Upon completion of the PGY1 program, the resident will be eligible for board certification and a postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training program.

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  • Orientation
  • Internal Medicine
  • Advanced Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Transitions of Care
  • Multiple Sclerosis/Specialty Pharmacy
  • Compounding
  • Drug Information
  • Administration
  • Pharmacy Practice
  • Research
  • Pharmacy Education – Mercer University Teaching Certificate
  • Provide direct patient care
  • Complete a major residency project
  • Provide staffing coverage one day per week and every fourth weekend
  • Co-precept students from the University of Georgia, Mercer University and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Ongoing program and self-evaluation

Applicant Information

Applicants should possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and be eligible for licensure in Georgia. Selection will be based on a letter of intent, qualifications of the applicant and letters of recommendation. After the initial review process, select applicants will be asked to come to Shepherd Center for a personal interview.

*The application period for this program is now closed.

Required Materials:

  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation from preceptors or employers
  • Pharmacy school transcripts
  • Notification of any work permit, visa or licensure issues
  • Participation in ASHPs National Matching Program

Applications should be sent to:

Yong Kang, PharmD, BCACP
Shepherd Center
2020 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: 404-350-7358