PGY 1 Pharmacy Residency Program

PGY 1 Pharmacy Residency Program

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We offer a mix of required and elective 5-week learning experiences in multiple areas.

Six PGY1 Pharmacy residents will progress through a series of customized rotational and longitudinal learning experiences during the 12-month period. We offer a mix of required and elective 5-week learning experiences in multiple areas, including:

Required Learning Experiences

  • General Medicine (2 blocks, 10 weeks total)
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Critical Care (Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, Cardiac ICU)
  • Pharmaceutical Care
  • Administration

Elective Learning Experiences

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • General Pediatrics
  • General Surgery
  • Information Technology
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Oncology
  • Drug Information/Medication Safety focused rotation
  • Additional Critical Care (Medical ICU, Surgical ICU, Cardiac ICU)
  • Other specific elective experiences may be available – depending on the resident(s) interests

Longitudinal Experiences

  • Ambulatory Care-Family Medicine
  • Hospital Pharmacy Practice*
  • Medication Use
  • Professional Presentations
  • Research
  • Teaching certificate program, optional

*Residents will have a service commitment (Hospital Pharmacy Practice) of one evening per week and every 3rd weekend.


  • Yearly stipend of $43,500
  • Insurance (Health, Dental, Life, Disability)
    • Effective within the first week of the program
  • Paid leave
  • Travel allowance
  • Opportunity to participate in 403B retirement plan
  • Relocation assistance (as available)
  • Resident office, laptop computer, and mobile phone with text messaging capability


We participate in the PhORCAS residency application process. (PhORCAS: Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service). PhORCAS is the result of a partnership between the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Liaison International. It also incorporates registration with the National Matching Service (NMS). Our PGY1 NMS Program Code is 145013.

Our application for the PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency program requires submission of the following information through PhORCAS:

  1. Letter of Intent
    • This letter must be personalized to Carilion and include answers to the following two questions.
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. References submitted through PhORCAS
    • Four references requested, minimum of three required
  4. Academic transcripts (pharmacy school and primary undergraduate school(s))

Completed applications are due by December 31, 2014. Residency applicants will be notified by January 23, 2015, regarding an offer for an on-site interview.

Pharmacy Residency Program Director

Please feel free to contact Megan L. Goodwin, PGY-1 Residency Program Director, with any questions related to our program and/or the application process.

Megan L. Goodwin, PharmD, BCPS
PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director
(540) 853-0135
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
P.O. Box 13367
Department of Pharmacy
Roanoke, VA 24033-3367

Carilion is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

NMS Code: 145013