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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Department of Pharmacy

Residency Structure

  • BCLS/ACLS training
  • Computer system training
  • Hospital orientation
  • Pharmacy orientation
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Service
Core Rotations
  • Critical Care
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine 1
  • Internal Medicine 2
  • Pharmacy Administration and Medication Safety
Elective Rotations
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Emergency Medicine/Toxicology
  • HIV Clinic
  • Informatics
  • Oncology
  • Renal Transplantation
Longitudinal Rotations
  • Clinical Pharmacy Practice
  • Major Research Project



Additional Resident Activities

Residency activities will be customized for each resident and tailored to his or her specific interests and goals for the residency year.

  • Provide patient care services as an active member of the multidisciplinary healthcare team
  • Attend the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Eastern States Conference for Pharmacy residents
  • Attend the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and other regulatory committee meetings
  • Build critical thinking, public speaking, and presentation skills
  • Develop skills as an educator and leader
  • Perform clinical pharmacy practice services