PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program

PGY2 Critical Care Residency Program

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Residents work closely with their preceptors to develop a strong background in critical care pharmacotherapy.

The PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy residency places emphasis on the development of a pharmacist with expertise in critical care pharmacotherapy. Upon completion of the program, the graduates of our PGY-2 program will be prepared to practice as a clinical specialist in critical care and serve as adjunct faculty. Residents will have the opportunity to continue to build their clinical and leadership skills, and to assist in preceptoring both students and PGY-1 residents.

The resident will progress through a series of customized five-week focused blocks and logitudinal learning experiences during the 12-month period. Rotation options include

  • Acute Cardiac Care
  • Cardiac Surgery ICU
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medical ICU
  • Neonatal ICU
  • Pediatric ICU
  • Surgery/Neuro-Trauma ICU
  • Longitudinal
    • Hospital Pharmacy Practice
    • Medication Use
    • Professional Presentations
    • Research project
    • Shared Chief Resident responsibilities

 Residents will have a service commitment of every 3rd weekend.


  • Yearly stipend of $47,000
  • Insurance (Health, Dental, Life, Disability)
    • Effective within the first week of the program
  • Paid leave
  • Travel allowance
  • Opportunity to participate in 403B retirement plan
  • Relocation assistance (as available)
  • Resident office, laptop computer, and mobile phone with text messaging capability


We participate in the PhORCAS (Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service) residency application process.  PhORCAS is the result of a partnership between the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) and Liaison International. It also incorporates registration with the NMS (National Matching Service). Our PGY-2 Critical Care Residency NMS program code is 673452.

Our application for the PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency program requires submission of the following information through PhORCAS:

  1. Letter of Intent
    • This letter must be personalized to Carilion and include answers to the following two questions.
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. A minimum of three (3) references submitted through PhORCAS
  4. Academic transcripts

Completed applications are due by December 31, 2014. Residency applicants will be notified by January 23, 2015, regarding an offer for an on-site interview.

Pharmacy Residency Program Director

Please feel free to contact Corey Goodwin, PGY-2 Critical Care Residency Program Director with any questions related to our program and/or the application process.

Corey Goodwin, PharmD, BCPS
PGY-2 Critical Care Pharmacy Residency Program Director
(540) 853-0134
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital
P.O. Box 13367
Department of Pharmacy
Roanoke, VA 24033-3367

Carilion is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

NMS Code:673452