PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency Program

Purpose Statement

PGY2 residency programs build upon Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency training to develop pharmacist practitioners with knowledge, skills, and abilities as defined in the educational competency areas, goals, and objectives for advanced practice areas. Residents who successfully complete PGY2 residency programs are prepared for advanced patient care or other specialized positions, and board certification in the advanced practice area, if available.

Mission Statement

The Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency Program at Memorial Healthcare System is a second-year, 12-month, post-graduate program committed to providing excellent training and learning experiences to support the resident's clinical, academic, and professional interests. The program is dedicated to preparing future pharmacy leaders by promoting competence, confidence, leadership, and professional skills.

The PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Residency Program is in Candidate status by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

Learning Experience

Core Experiences

  • Orientation (3 weeks)
  • Automation and Clinical Informatics (4 weeks)
  • Clinical Management I (4 weeks)
  • Pharmacy Operations and Distribution Systems (12 weeks)
  • Pharmaceutical Compounding and Quality Assurance (4 weeks)
  • Population Health Management (4 weeks)
  • Regulatory, Compliance, and Drug Policy (4 weeks)
  • Outpatient Pharmacy Management (Community and Specialty) (6 weeks)
  • 340B Program Application and Management (2 weeks)

Longitudinal Experiences

  • Executive Leadership, Professional and Personal Development (50 weeks)
  • Financial Management (42 weeks)
  • Management of Human Capital (47 weeks)
  • Medication Safety Leadership (44 weeks)
  • Research and Project Management (50 weeks)

Elective Experiences

Residents must select two (2) electives (3 weeks each unless otherwise specified):

  • Clinical Management II
  • Medication Safety and Quality
  • Pharmacy Sourcing and Contracting
  • Apexus 340B Operations (4-5 weeks): This elective is highly recommended. Elective requires a separate application and interview. If selected, resident may be required to relocate to Texas during the learning experience. More information can be found at Apexus 340B Operations Rotations.

Personal and Professional Advancement / Training Opportunities

  • Yellow Belt Certificate - Six Sigma Lean
  • Green Belt Certificate - Six Sigma Lean
  • 340B University On-Demand Certificate
  • Leadership Development Classes
  • Participation and involvement in State professional organizations
  • Florida Consultant Pharmacist Course (Licensure optional)
  • Teaching Certificate (optional)

Staffing Requirements

Residents are required to staff every third weekend (Saturday and Sunday; 8-hour shifts). Residents are required to staff selected holiday(s). Staffing opportunities are structured around supervisory duties and shifts.


  • Estimated stipend: $56,500
  • Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • Paid leave: vacation, sick, holiday, and educational
  • Access to electronic drug references
  • Professional travel time
  • Discounted meals
  • Free onsite parking
  • Education reimbursement for approved programs and free continuing education


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. Applicants must be graduates of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)-accredited (or in candidate status) Doctor of Pharmacy degree program. The applicant must be participating in, or have completed, an ASHP-accredited (or in candidate status) PGY1 pharmacy residency program. The following documents will be required of all prospective applicants:

  • General PhORCAS application with Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Intent
  • Official College of Pharmacy transcript(s) using PhORCAS
  • Three letters of recommendation using standard PhORCAS template
    • One from PGY1 residency preceptor and/or director

Number of positions available: 1

National Match Service (NMS) Code: 637763

Contact Us

Dorinda Segovia

Dorinda Segovia, PharmD, MBA, BCSCP
Vice President and Chief Pharmacy Officer
Program Director, PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL)

Veronica Sherman

Veronica Sherman, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP
Clinical Coordinator – Critical Care
Program Coordinator, PGY2 Health System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership (HSPAL)