PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Memorial Regional Hospital South

Memorial Regional Hospital South

The Memorial Regional Hospital South (MRHS) PGY1 Pharmacy Residency builds on the Doctor of Pharmacy education and contributes to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions. Post-residency, candidates are eligible for board certification and PGY2 pharmacy residency training.

The MRHS Pharmacy Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) Residency is a candidate for accreditation by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) for the 2024-2025 residency year. The residents will be integrated into the pharmacy and healthcare team to develop expert knowledge in clinical patient care, medication use systems, and administrative areas. Additionally, the residents will develop skills in leadership, research, project management, and teaching through different longitudinal experiences. The goal of the MRHS program is to develop residents into clinicians and leaders with the knowledge and experience to become confident and integral members of a healthcare team and pharmacy practice.

  • Number of positions available: 2
  • Program duration: 12 months
  • Stipend: $52,000 annually
Application Requirements

Applications will be accepted using PhORCAS. All applicants must register at the Match-ASHP Resident Matching Program and submit an application through the PhORCAS website.

The deadline for applications and all requirements for acceptance can be found on the ASHP Directory. Interested applicants must be graduates of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education-accredited Doctor of Pharmacy degree program and be eligible for Florida Pharmacist Licensure and a Florida Pharmacy Intern license.

PhORCAS Application Requirements

  • Full application with Curriculum Vitae
  • College of Pharmacy transcript(s)
  • Minimum of three (3) references using the standard PhORCAS template
  • Personal statement

Core Learning Experiences

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Rehabilitation Medicine – General
  • Rehabilitation Medicine – Neurology
  • Rehabilitation Medicine – Brain Injury
  • Advanced Hospital
  • Medication Safety
  • Administration and Leadership

Elective Learning Experiences

  • Ambulatory Care
  • Cardiology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry

Longitudinal Learning Experiences

  • Leadership and Professional Development
  • Pharmacy Practice – Staffing
  • Residency Research
  • Teaching Certificate (optional)
Benefits and Facility Features
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Medical Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Professional travel reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • BLS/ACLS certification–code response training
  • Pharmacy Continuing Education
  • Dedicated office space
  • Free Parking
About Memorial Regional Hospital South
Memorial Regional Hospital South (MRHS) is a 216-bed facility and is part of the Memorial Healthcare System located in South Florida. In addition to providing exceptional emergency and acute medical care, MRHS is also home to Memorial Rehabilitation Institute, South Florida’s largest provider of physical rehabilitation services. 

This facility provides the opportunity to care for a variety of patient populations through a patient- and family-centered, collaborative, and multidisciplinary approach.
About Memorial Regional Hospital South Pharmacy
Our mission is to provide high quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, and safe pharmaceutical services to the Memorial Regional Hospital South staff and patients. The MRHS pharmacists practice in a variety of patient care areas providing decentralized clinical and specialist services throughout our facility. The Pharmacy Department is actively involved in multidisciplinary patient care, as well as facility and district-wide committees. The department embodies an educational environment promoting personal and departmental growth and development.


Natasha Romero

Natasha Romero, PharmD, BCCCP, BCPS
PGY-1 Residency Program Director
Clinical Manager – Pharmacy