About the Pharmacy Residency

Program Director: Norm Buss, Pharm.D.
Program Coordinator: Idan Hannawa, Pharm.D., BCPS
ASHP Accreditation Status: Accredited
Number of Positions: 2


The Henry Ford Macomb PGY1 Pharmacy Residency is a twelve month experience designed to develop competent and confident practitioners. A combination of clinical and longitudinal experiences will provide opportunities to independently optimize pharmacotherapy and implement pharmaceutical care. The pharmacy department provides state-of-the-art pharmaceutical services, including computerized physician order entry verification, automated cart-fill and packaging technology, and pharmacy-driven dosing services. Pharmacists are unit-based and are an essential component of the multi-disciplinary transitions of care process, in addition to many patient care areas. The department serves as a teaching site for pharmacy students and is affiliated with Wayne State University and Midwestern University.


Pharmacists completing a Henry Ford Macomb Hospital PGY1 Pharmacy Residency experience will be competent practitioners able to provide direct patient care at a level beyond that of a practitioner without postgraduate training. These individuals will further develop and enhance their personal and professional skills as they seek positions as clinical/staff pharmacists.