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Pharmacy Residency

Mount Auburn Hospital (MAH) was founded in 1886 as the first hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It is a 217-bed regional teaching hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. The MAH PGY-1 Pharmacy residency is affiliated with Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) University.

MCPHS University–Boston is the second oldest pharmacy school in the United States, with a strong commitment to preparing future leaders of the profession of pharmacy.

Clinical Care, Leadership, Teaching and Research

The program includes one year of postgraduate training designed as a well-rounded hospital practice experience that will advance the residents’ knowledge and skills in the delivery of pharmacy services.

Core Rotations 

  • Orientation
  • Internal Medicine
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Critical Care
  • Medication Safety
  • Pharmacy Administration
  • Pharmacy Practice - Longitudinal
  • Research - Longitudinal
  • Teaching - Longitudinal

Elective Rotations

  • Pharmacy Informatics
  • Oncology
  • Additional rotations tailored to individual resident

MCPHS University--Teaching Certificate Program

The residents will have the opportunity to develop their communication and teaching skills by completing a teaching certificate program. 

  • Attending monthly seminars
  • Providing didactic lectures
  • Acting as a co-preceptor for Pharm D students

The residents will hold an adjunct teaching appointment in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at MCPHS University, will gain practical academic teaching experience in a variety of educational areas, and with the assistance of faculty mentors will develop a teaching portfolio.


  • Annual stipend
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Discounted public transportation and/or parking
  • Presentation and travel reimbursement 

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