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Resident Benefits

Resident Benefits

The Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) Pharmacy Residency Programs provide residents with the following benefits:

General
Professional Meeting Expenses
Compensation
Holiday Commitment
Leave/Paid Time Off
Insurance Benefits


General

  • Resident office with personal desk and phone line
  • Personal tablet computer
  • Free on-site parking
  • Library services
  • Pharmacy continuing education
  • Business cards
  • BLS/ACLS certification (optional)
  • One lab jacket

 

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Professional Meeting Expenses

Payment is made for the ASHP membership and Midyear Clinical Meeting registration.
Appropriate reimbursement for travel expenditures, hotel accommodations (double occupancy), and meals at professional meetings (ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, Resident Research Conference) are provided.

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Compensation

Stipend:

$38,000 (PGY1)
$40,000 (PGY2)

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Holiday Commitment

PGY1 and PGY2 residents are required to work two holidays per year. The holiday schedule will be distributed during orientation. When the resident works a holiday, the resident will be granted another day off. The resident must use the holiday time 60 days prior to or after the holiday.

PGY1 Pharmacy Ambulatory Focus and PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy residents are required to work two non-recognized hospital holidays per year (e.g., day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve). If the resident works a recognized hospital paid holiday, the resident will be granted another day off. The resident must use the holiday time 60 days prior to or after the holiday.

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Leave/Paid Time Off

Each resident is provided 13 paid days off during the residency (includes vacation, personal, sick, and interview days). Days away from the hospital related to the residency (i.e., ASHP Midyear Meeting and Resident Research Conference), as approved by the director, do not count toward this time. Days off should be scheduled in advance when possible. Paid days off must be used by June 1.

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Health and Insurance Benefits

Residents are entitled to full AGH employee insurance benefits, including the following:

  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Disability
  • Life

 

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