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Our Pharmacy Residency programs have been reviewed and accredited since 1995. Program graduates are active leaders in the field, providing patient-centered pharmaceutical care and education.

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

A 12-month ASHP-accredited general practice residency designed to expose aspiring graduates to a wide variety of practice settings.

PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency

A 12-month ASHP-accredited program that builds upon a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency and prepares graduates to work in an ambulatory care setting.

PGY2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency

This 12-month ASHP-accredited program builds upon a PGY1 pharmacy residency and prepares graduates to work in intensive care units and other direct patient care situations.

Learning Experiences

Each residency offers a full education on all aspects of pharmacy practice, from ambulatory and inpatient critical care to emergency medicine, business planning and more, as appropriate.

Preceptor Profiles

Learn more about our program instructors, their education and experience.

Application Procedure

To apply, you must be a graduate of an ACPE accredited college of pharmacy, or otherwise eligible for licensure.

Pharmacy Services at CoxHealth provides pharmaceutical care to patients in a diverse manner across 25 counties in Missouri and Arkansas. At Cox Medical Center South, pharmacists use a decentralized pharmacy model to meet the needs of patients in various specific product lines, including cardiovascular, neurosciences, intensive care, pediatrics, internal medicine, oncology and surgery. This facility is also a Level I trauma center with 24-hour service.

Meyer Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Hospital has six surgery rooms and a comprehensive rehabilitation/exercise room. Pharmacy services are provided on-site with off-hours coverage managed through Cox Medical Center South. Cox North Hospital is a behavior services hospital that also provides emergency services. Cox North is also home to the Cox Family Medicine Residency, where ambulatory pharmacy services are in place. Cox Monett Hospital is a critical access hospital that offers pharmacy services limited to eight hours a day with decentralized automation deployed in key areas of the facility. Cox Medical Center Branson is an acute care facility using a centralized pharmacy model as well as a traditional distribution model. In addition to the five facilities listed above, CoxHealth also has five for-profit retail pharmacies that provide services to employees and patients.

Patient care is provided by a staff of nearly 80 pharmacists and 80 technicians. In addition to distributive functions, a wide variety of clinical services ensure that patients receive the best care our community has to offer. Our pharmacists promote the practice of pharmacy through proactive involvement with multidisciplinary efforts, including medication and patient safety committees and disease state opportunity groups. Active rounding occurs with several physician groups including neonatologists, oncologists, the trauma team and the 24 physicians participating in the three-year Cox Family Medicine Residency program.

Additional pharmacy services include:

  • Antimicrobial stewardship
  • Dose monitoring and adjustment protocols
  • Anticoagulation management
  • Metabolic and nutritional support
  • Discharge medication program
  • Specialty medications program
  • Ambulatory care services
  • Pharmacy Intern Program.