Pharmacy Residency Program
The purpose of the Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville (BHD) post graduate year one (PGY1) pharmacy residency program is to build on the Doctor of Pharmacy education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.
BHD is a community hospital located in Madisonville, Kentucky. Unique to a hospital of this size, BHD has a strong emphasis on teaching and provides a family medicine residency training program, the University of Louisville School of Medicine Trover Campus, Madisonville Community College Nursing and Allied Health professions, and Murray State CRNA and MSN Nursing programs. These affiliations provide pharmacy residents a variety of teaching opportunities while completing the Teaching Certificate for Pharmacists offered by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). The program also offers the opportunity for pharmacy residents to precept students.