Gregory School of Pharmacy

Residency Program

Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA) offers a variety of residency programs that prepare you to become servant leaders within the profession of pharmacy.

Our programs are designed to provide a solid foundation in patient-centered care in a variety of settings, while focusing on fostering personal and professional leadership. We are currently the only residency program that actively incorporates faith integration as one of our core traits. Emphasis within our programs is placed on:

  • Critical thinking
  • Patient centered care
  • Pedagogy
  • Time management

Our residency program directors and preceptors are dedicated to nurturing resident knowledge, skills, and growth as pharmacy professionals.

Teaching and Learning Program

The purpose of the Pharmacy Residency program is to prepare pharmacy residents to effectively train and educate pharmacy students in both the clinical and didactic setting. Participants in the program will be given an academic appointment as an instructor of pharmacy practice within the Gregory School of Pharmacy. Residents will participate in the following types of activities longitudinally throughout the residency year: topic discussions, large classroom teaching, small group facilitation, active learning and co-precepting. Residents participating in the program will be required to submit an electronic teaching portfolio including a teaching philosophy. Residents successfully completing assigned activities will be awarded a certificate of completion. 

Application Process

All components of the application should be submitted through PHORCAS by the specified deadline.

  1. Letter of intent
  2. Three letters of recommendation (using the ASHP template provided)
  3. Official transcript
  4. Curriculum vitae
  5. Photo in JPEG format
  6. Reflective statement as to why you wish to complete a PGY1 or PGY2 residency with Palm Beach Atlantic University
  7. Example case presentation

Candidates meeting our selection criteria will be contacted by the residency program director for an onsite interview. 

Interested in applying? Contact Amy Henneman for more information. 

Benefits

Residents are given a competitive salary similar to other residency programs. Residents are also eligible for health, vision, and dental insurance. Funds are also provided to help offset travel expenses to an applicable pharmacy meeting. 

Contact Us

Amy Henneman, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, CDE

PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Director & PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency Director

Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Email: amy_henneman@pba.edu

Erin Dorval, Pharm.D.

PGY1 Community Pharmacy Residency Director

Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Email: erin_dorval@pba.edu

Speaking of PBA

"PBA's residency program provided numerous opportunities to build a strong evidence-based clinical foundation, develop motivational interviewing skills and expand upon critical thinking skills while working with diverse patient populations. The preceptors remained genuinely invested in my professional and personal growth throughout my journey at PBA."

-– Lindsey Helm, Pharm.D., PGY1 Pharmacy Resident 2015