PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency | Homestead Hospital
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PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency | Homestead Hospital

PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency
Homestead Hospital

The PGY-1 Residency Program

The Pharmacy Postgraduate Year One (PGY-1) Residency at Homestead Hospital is intended to provide a comprehensive foundation for contemporary pharmacy practice in the community hospital setting. The program is designed to enhance the resident’s competencies in managing medication-use systems and optimizing drug therapy. Practicing clinical staff pharmacists and specialists and a clinical coordinator, operations manager and director of pharmacy serve as mentors and preceptors. The program is designed to foster professional growth and independence while providing mentorship and supervision.


Core Rotations Preceptor(s)
► Administration (longitudinal) Marie-Elsie, Ade, BS, PharmD, MHA
Sarah Amofah, RPh, CPh, CHCQM
► Ambulatory Care
(Tele-pharmacy component)
Jennifer Nguyen, PharmD
Gloria Kelly, PharmD
► Critical Care Jimmy Delaney, PharmD
► Emergency Medicine Julieth Formosa, PharmD, BCPS
► Internal Medicine Winifred Pardo, PharmD, BCPS
Dora Choy, PharmD, BCPS
► Patient Safety &
Performance Improvement
Pauline Scott-Goosby, PharmD, CPh

Elective Rotations Preceptor(s)
► Infectious Disease Winifred Pardo, PharmD, BCPS
Jorge Mejia, MD
► Nephrology Jimmy Delaney, PharmD
David Trueba, MD
► Oncology Anay Moscu, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP

Projects and Experiences

  • Staff development presentations and multidisciplinary in-services.
  • Interdisciplinary rounds, journal clubs, drug information.
  • Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee presentations.
  • Medication Utilization evaluations.
  • Continuing Education lectures.
  • Presentations in a formal conference setting.
  • Poster or platform presentations at Pharmacy Society meetings.
  • Completion of a major project in publishable form.
  • Pharmacy student precepting.

  • The resident will be awarded a certificate upon successful completion of all program requirements.

    Qualification and Application Process

    Candidates must:

  • Possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy.
  • Be eligible for Florida licensure.

  • Homestead Hospital participates in the Resident Matching Program and the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Services (PhORCASTM).

    Prospective residents are required to submit the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Official transcript.
  • Three personalized letters of recommendation.
  • Letter of intent.

  • Submit all requirements to PhORCASTM by the second Friday of January.
    PhORCASTM Code: 33077
    NMS Code: 231913

    Potential candidates will be invited for an on-site interview. A 30-minute PowerPoint presentation will be required.

    Please direct any questions to Winifred Pardo, BS, PharmD, BCPS, at 786-573-6710 or

    Department of Pharmacy

    The mission of the Department of Pharmacy is to provide safe and cost-effective pharmaceutical care using the highest standards of clinical and service excellence. The team is dedicated to improving the quality of life of patients and their families while fostering an environment of educational growth, communication and respect.

    An integrated model allows for the provision of comprehensive clinical pharmacy services 24/7. With 98 percent of orders performed electronically, the pharmacy promotes patient safety with sophisticated technology, including comprehensive medication preparation-to-bedside administration bar-coding, automated dispensing cabinets in every unit, a stocking Talyst carousel and DoseEdgeTM for IV admixture. Clinical staff pharmacists provide services that include, but are not limited to:

  • Medication reconciliation.
  • Interdisciplinary rounds in various units.
  • Pharmacokinetic consultation.
  • Responding to codes.
  • Participation on the stroke response team.
  • Anticoagulation monitoring.
  • Bedside delivery and patient counseling.
  • HF and COPD educational programs.
  • Training of students and technicians.
  • Academic projects and activities.

  • A continuous quality improvement program focuses on patient safety with a detailed emphasis on our medication management process, documentation, order verification and procedural implementation. ​​