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PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the Golisano Children's Hospital

About the Program

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Golisano Children's Hospital is a 12-month, full-time curriculum that provides the resident with the knowledge and skills needed to provide optimal care to patients. This intensive training involves activities in a wide variety of practice settings, including:

  • Designing and managing drug treatment regimens for hospitalized patients in settings ranging from general pediatrics to pediatric and neonatal intensive care.
  • Recommending optimal drug management as part of specialty services such as infectious diseases and hematology/oncology.
  • Participating in pharmacy practice management activities to broaden the resident's understanding of the role of pharmacy and its integration into the healthcare system.
  • Discovering innovative opportunities including emergency medicine and medical informatics.


The PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency is accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). Its goals, objectives, and evaluation procedures are consistent with the goals and objectives established by ASHP.

Purpose Statement

We improve the well-being of patients and communities by delivering innovative, compassionate, patient-and family-centered health care, enriched by education, science and technology. We will define and deliver Medicine of the Highest Order and set the standard for compassion and innovation, always placing patients and their families first.


Rotation Schedule

The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at Golisano Children's Hospital is tailored to the needs and interests of the individual resident.

Longitudinal Pharmacy Practice / Clinical Pharmacokinetics Experience

Following completion of the orientation period, the pharmacy resident will be required to provide pharmaceutical care services every third weekend and pharmacokinetic consults on assigned University holidays. A Clinical Specialist will be on call and will be available if problems arise or discussion of a patient's status is needed.

For more program-specific information and rotation schedules.

For more information contact:

Kyle Richards, PharmD
PGY1 Residency Coordinator
Golisano Children's Hospital
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 638
Rochester, NY 14642
Phone: (585) 273-4661
Fax: (585) 276-0333

Travis B. Dick, PharmD, MBA, BCPS
Associate Director of Pharmacy | Clinical Services 
Director | PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 638
Rochester, NY 14642
Office: (585) 276-4537
Fax: (585) 756-5582