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, or 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.
      • Why do you want to complete a PGY1 Residency?
      • Why do you want to complete your residency training at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital?
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. References submitted through PhORCAS
    • Four references requested, minimum of three required
  4. Academic transcripts (pharmacy school - required, primary undergraduate school(s) - if available)

Completed applications are due by January 3, 2016. Residency applicants will be notified by January 23, 2016, 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