The learning environment for Forbes Hospital pharmacy residency program participants is exceptional.
Forbes Hospital is a 315-bed comprehensive medical center, and the only full-service hospital in the eastern Pittsburgh suburb of Monroeville. With over 700 physicians on staff and over 1600 employees, Forbes Hospital offers graduate pharmacist practitioners a wide variety of educational opportunities yet still allows for personal contact with patients and other staff members in a friendly community atmosphere. Forbes Hospital boasts a variety of specialized medical services, is a primary stroke center certified by The Joint Commission, and is the only level-2 trauma center in the eastern suburbs. Additionally, the hospital has a medical residency in family medicine, and hosts medical and surgical residents on rotation from across the Allegheny Health Network.
Monroeville is a Pittsburgh suburb located immediately east of the city (~15 minute car ride to Pittsburgh). It is at the junction of the eastern Pittsburgh neighborhoods and the more rural Westmoreland County. Monroeville’s proximity to Pittsburgh proper gives access to the city’s diverse and friendly neighborhoods, its nationally recognized growing food scene, and truly one-of-kind epic sports fan base; all while being at the doorstep of the beautiful Pennsylvania Wilds which offer year-round outdoor recreation such as skiing, hiking, and white-water rafting. Monroeville also boasts affordable rent and property values in neighborhoods perfect for young professionals and families with proximity to numerous major roadways ideal for quick weekend getaways.