Mobile Infirmary is a community based nonprofit adult hospital within the Infirmary Health system with an average daily census of five hundred and fifty patients.
Residency Program Overview
The PGY-1 program (accredited through ASHP since 2005) is comprised of 3 traditional positions and 2 nontraditional positions. Traditional residency training is completed over the course of 1 year while nontraditional training is completed over 2 years and is available to pharmacists currently employed through Infirmary Health.
Traditional: 3 positions offered each year (NMS Code 129413)
Nontraditional: 2 positions to be offered for 2025 cycle (NMS Code 129421)
The residency experience consists of 10 five-week rotations, a longitudinal research project and manuscript, and longitudinal projects detailed below designed to evaluate and optimize patient care through the Infirmary Health system.
Required Learning Experiences 5-week learning experiences (except as noted)
Orientation (8 weeks)
Critical Care (medical)
Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases
Self-Directed Project (3 weeks)
Operational Practice (52 weeks)
Drug Information (52 weeks)
Leadership & Management (52 weeks)
Research Project (52 weeks)
Teaching & Precepting (52 weeks)
Selective and Elective Learning Experiences Resident to select 5 learning experiences with a minimum of 4 providing direct patient care (denoted in italics). Note resident may select up to 2 additional critical care* (denoted with an asterisk) learning experiences.
Antimicrobial Stewardship/Infectious Diseases II
Critical care (cardiac)*
Critical care (neuro)*
Critical care (surgical)*
Hematology/Oncology - Inpatient
Hematology/Oncology - Outpatient
Internal Medicine II
Neonatal and Pediatrics
Pain and Palliative Care
Transitions of Care
Residents are met with at the start of residency and quarterly to assess interests and curate the learning experience schedule.
Weekend service coverage every third weekend (alternating between clinical and operational staffing)
Operational staffing (4 hour shift weekly)
Coverage of major holiday (either Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Years)
Research project presented at the Alabama Residency Conference, the Southeastern Residency Conference, and at the Midyear Clinical Meeting
(1) ACPE-accredited seminar presentation
(1) Medication use evaluation
(1) P&T formulary recommendation, treatment guideline, or protocol
Within learning experiences: (1) In-service presentation (audience of nursing, pharmacy, provider, or interdisciplinary) (2) patient case presentations (2) journal club presentations
Major medical and disability insurance
15 vacation days, 5 professional leave days
Financial support for ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Southeastern Residency Conference attendance
Applications are accepted through PHORCAS and must be received on or prior to January 5, 2024. Visit: www.ashp.org/phorcas.
The applicant must possess a Pharm.D. degree from an ACPE accredited college or school of Pharmacy and be eligible for licensure in Alabama. All applications must be submitted through PhORCAS (Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application System).
The applicant must submit a completed application utilizing PHORCAS including the following:
Personal Statement/Letter of Intent
Official transcript from college or school of pharmacy
3 letters of recommendation
Personal photograph (passport or identification quality)
ASHP National Matching Service Number
We are not able to sponsor visas, therefore applicant must prove ability to get visa if needed. Mobile Infirmary has a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.
As the largest non-for-profit health system in Alabama, the Infirmary Health System is made up of three adult hospitals, intensive care units, rehabilitation centers, freestanding emergency rooms, cancer centers, long-term care facilities, retail pharmacies, and growing medication therapy management programs. Infirmary Health prioritizes quality pharmacist training and provides an excellent site for PGY-1 training.