General Program Design and Requirements

Marshall Health is a community based outpatient clinic of Cabell Huntington Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. The residency program consists of experiences in family medicine, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, psychiatry, infectious disease/gastroenterology, endocrinology/pulmonology/rheumatology, management and longitudinal experience in community pharmacy practice. Residents will also gain experience in academia by completing the Marshall University School of Pharmacy Teaching Certificate Program. Other learning experiences may be available depending on residents’ interests.

The PGY1 Residency Program is structured as follows:

  • Core Rotations – 9 required rotations, 5 weeks per rotation
  • Elective Rotations – the resident and residency director will agree upon elective rotations
  • Longitudinal Learning Experiences – ongoing training throughout the residency year

Core Rotations

There are nine required rotations each lasting five weeks in duration.

  • Orientation
  • Internal medicine - primary care
  • Family medicine
  • Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry
  • Infectious diseases/Gastroenterology
  • Endocrinology/Pulmonology/Rheumatology
  • Project/Research

Elective Rotations

The resident and residency director will agree upon two elective rotations.

  • Repeat a core rotation
  • Management
  • Academia
  • Intensive - 2-3 week concentrated experience
  • Others based on resident’s interest

Longitudinal Learning Experiences

Ongoing training is provided throughout the residency year.

  • Academic
  • Pharmacy management
  • Staffing
  • Professional development
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Heart failure clinic

Requirements to Complete the Residency Program

  • Yearlong research project
  • 1-2 regional or state continuing education presentations
  • Preparation of at least one manuscript suitable for publication
  • Presentation at Eastern States Regional Residency Conference
  • Presentation at ASHP Midyear
  • Additional duties as assigned

Staffing Component

Each resident will staff the outpatient pharmacy every other weekend and will be required to take call.


Professional Conferences

  • Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Eastern States Regional Residency Conference

Salary & Benefits

  • Estimated stipend is $47,500
  • 10 vacation days and medical insurance
Post Graduate Year One (PGY1)
Pharmacy Practice

Program Code:
39014

National Matching Service Code:
256415

Start date:
June 22, 2020

Number of positions:

2

Application due date:

January 15, 2020

Omar Ahmed, PharmD, BCPS

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Dustin L. Baum, PharmD

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Ron Carico, Jr., PharmD, MPH

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Jeffrey Fenerty, R.Ph.

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Alexander C. Hill, PharmD

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Carly R. Preece, PharmD

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Samantha Wright, PharmD, BCPS

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