Founded in 1952, University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center is a 226-bed, nonprofit, acute care facility providing care to residents of Geauga, Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Lake, Portage and Trumbull counties in Northeast Ohio. It is located on a picturesque 65-acre campus in the heart of Geauga County. Services encompass an array of inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical specialties (oncology, infectious disease, cardiology, neurology, ICU, orthopedics, women’s health, etc.), emergency care, and health and wellness education. State-of-the-art electronic medical record with computerized physician order entry is used. Chardon, Ohio, is located in Northeast Ohio, and is the county seat of Geauga County. It is approximately 35 miles east of downtown Cleveland, and is widely recognized as the center of Ohio’s maple syrup industry. Centered at the crossroads of State Route 44 and U.S. Route 6, the City of Chardon’s Square features the county courthouse, numerous local businesses, charming retail shops, a public library, and a variety of eateries all within the relaxed setting of an historic walking district.
The purpose of the UH Geauga Medical Center PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program is to graduate highly skilled pharmacists with the tools necessary to provide quality patient care as members of interprofessional health care teams. Emphasis will be placed on communication, lifelong learning, evidence-based medication management and safety in the unique setting of a community hospital, giving graduates a strong foundation to pursue careers as pharmacy clinicians or further training in a PGY2 residency.
Graduates of accredited Colleges of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and eligible for licensure in the state of Ohio may submit the following materials via PhORCAS to the program director for consideration for residency program admission:
Letter of Intent
Three Letters of Reference
Offical College Transcripts
About University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center PGY1 Pharmacy Residency
University Hospitals is a 1032-bed tertiary medical center located in northeast Ohio and is an affiliate of Case Western Reserve University. Included in UH are University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, among the nation’s best children’s hospitals; University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center, part of National Cancer Institute-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University (the nation's highest designation); and University Hospitals MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women.More than 24,000 physicians and employees constitute University Hospitals and its partnership hospitals, ranking it Northeast Ohio’s second largest private sector employer. UH performs more than 4.5 million outpatient procedures and nearly 63,000 inpatient discharges annually.