PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency

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The Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Pharmacy Residency concentrates on the development of clinical practice skills. The PGY 1 Pharmacy Residency is an intense twelve-month program designed to develop a confident, independently-practicing clinician by providing exposure to a clinical environment that offers diverse training in a variety of pharmacy practice areas. The resident will become proficient in a broad range of services structured to develop their individual strengths and advance the growth of their clinical judgment. Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, and research. This mission has been intricately entwined throughout all aspects of the health system. Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is one of the largest university-based physician training centers in the southern United States. Our pharmacy features the latest technologies to support today’s pharmacy practice.

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Overview

The Program

  • Over eight elective rotations including:
    • Academia
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Infectious Disease
    • Oncology
  • Present projects at regional resident's conference
  • Attend ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting

Core Rotations

  • Critical Care
  • Internal Medicine (2
  • Ambulatory Care Clinic
  • Management
  • Orientation
  • Research
  • Pediatrics


  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Health and wellness programs
  • 10 vacation days

Longitudinal Experiences

  • Resident research project
  • Teaching certificate
  • Hospital pharmacy practice
  • Drug information

Application and Eligibility Requirements

The following materials should be submitted via the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application System (PHORCAS) by January 11:

  • Letters of interest
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Curriculum vitae

Have Questions?

Contact our Residency Program Director for more information or if you have questions.

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