PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency: Savannah

Program Description

The PGY2 pharmacy residency in emergency medicine at St. Joseph’s/Candler is a 12 month training program accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). The residency follows the educational outcomes, goals, and objectives established by ASHP for a PGY2 in emergency medicine. This residency is also affiliated with The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy which provides a graduate certificate program for the PGY2 resident. Residents are enrolled as graduate assistants for the College of Pharmacy and The University of Georgia Graduate School awards a graduate certificate for successful completion of the residency program.

Training Site 

St. Joseph’s/Candler is a 714-bed community-based regional referral health system comprised of two hospitals with an annual combined emergency department censes of over 90,000 patients. Rotations will take place at both emergency departments and in the medical/surgical, cardiac, and neurological intensive care units. The trauma rotation will take place at Grady Health System, a Level I Trauma center in Atlanta, GA. Pre-hospital care will be done with Southside Emergency Services in Savannah, GA.


Residency Newsletter August, 2016

Emergency Medicine Residency

For more specific information, please visit: St. Joseph's / Candler PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency

Application Process and Materials

Successful candidates for the PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency (Savannah,GA) must have a Pharm.D. degree and an ASHP accredited PGY1 Certificate of Residency completion, be a U.S. citizen and supply proof of pharmacy licensureApplicants for the PGY2 residency in Emergency Medicine should have graduated from an accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program and completed a clinically oriented, ASHP accredited PGY1 residency. Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications should be current and maintained throughout the residency year.

Applications will be accepted on PhORCAS (https://portal.phorcas.org/) until January 4th.  Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early to facilitate scheduling of the on-site interview. 

All application materials listed below are required to complete the PhORCAS application process:

  • Completed application form (National Match Program number is: 713069)
  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official Academic transcripts
  • 3 References as submitted through PhORCAS

For more information visit the PGY2 Emergency Medicine Residency Program at St. Joseph's/Candler

Current Resident

Residency Preceptors

Contact the Residency Director

Erica Merritt, PharmD, BCPS
Director, PGY2 Emergency Medicine
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
St. Joseph’s/Candler
5353 Reynolds Street
Savannah, Georgia 31405
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