Resident Benefits


  • Resident office with personal desk and phone line
  • Personal laptop computer
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site gym membership
  • Cafeteria meal vouchers
  • Library services
  • Pharmacy continuing education
  • Business cards
  • BLS/ACLS certification
  • Stipend towards lab jacket and scrubs

Professional meeting expenses

A stipend is provided 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.


$44,000 (PGY1)
$46,000 (PGY2)

Holiday commitment

PGY1 and PGY2 residents are required to work two holidays per year. The holiday schedule will be distributed during orientation.

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).

Leave / paid days off (vacation/personal/sick days)

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.

Health benefits

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

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