Eligible candidates for the PGY-1 pharmacy residency must be:

  • A graduate of or candidate for graduation from an ACPE-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program (or one in the process of pursuing accreditation) or have a Foreign Pharmacy Graduation Examination Committee (FPGEC) certificate from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)
  • Eligible for licensure as a pharmacist in the commonwealth of Kentucky by the start of the residency program

Admission policy

Residency candidates selected must comply with all pre-employment requirements for new employees at Baptist Health Louisville, including drug screen and immunizations. Applicants selected for employment will be bound by the rules set forth by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists as well as applicable rules and regulations set by the state of Kentucky and federal law.

Residents are required to be registered as an intern or pharmacist with the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy prior to the residency start date. Residents who are not licensed as pharmacists at the start of employment are required to obtain pharmacist licensure through the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy within 90 days of the residency start date.

Resident responsibilities

Residents are required to adhere to at all times, to the highest standards of integrity, professionalism and ethical conduct.