Pharmacy Residency FAQs

What are the staffing requirements and/or on-call requirements for the program?

Residents are required to staff a weekday afternoon (until 9:00 pm) every other week and work every third weekend. There is no on-call requirement.

What teaching opportunities are available?

Henry Ford Macomb Hospital is closely affiliated with Wayne State University, so precepting pharmacy students is an expectation of residents. The residents will also participate in a teaching program through Wayne State University, where they will have meetings and activities to enhance their teaching skills. During the residency year, residents will work with a professor to provide a lecture or problem-based learning (PBL) case for pharmacy students at Wayne State University.

Are your residents required to work holidays?

Residents are required to assist with holiday coverage during the residency year. The two residents will each choose 2 of the following 4 holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and Memorial Day. In the event that the residents cannot agree on whom will work which holiday, they will be assigned by the RAC. Holiday selections for the year must be submitted to the RPD/designee by the end of the incoming residents’ initial orientation.

How long are the rotations?

Aside from the longitudinal rotations, orientation is about 7-8 weeks long and each remaining rotation is approximately 4-5 weeks in length.

What elective rotations do you offer?

We currently do not offer elective rotations.

How is the resident evaluated?

All evaluations are completed within PharmAcademic.

What benefits are offered?

The residency program provides a competitive stipend and the following benefits: health insurance, paid time off, and professional travel reimbursement. Also, educational leave is provided to attend local, regional, and national meetings.

Does your residency accept applicants with pending/current H1B Visas?

At this time, we do not accept applicants with H1B Visa status.