The Department of Pharmacy is proud to offer a diverse range of Postgraduate Year One (PGY-1) and specialized Postgraduate Year Two (PGY-2) pharmacy residency programs. These programs, accredited by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, provide an immersive 12-month, full-time training experience designed to develop residents into proficient practitioners, poised to make significant contributions at the bedside, within the community, and throughout the broader field of pharmacy.

The Mount Sinai Health System, recognized globally for its commitment to groundbreaking research, compassionate patient care, and dedication to education across various specialties, serves as the ideal setting for professional growth. With eight hospital campuses in the New York metropolitan area and a substantial regional ambulatory footprint, our residents benefit from exposure to the rich diversity inherent in both healthcare practices and the people we serve.

Throughout the programs, residents will:

  • Develop a steadfast commitment to professionalism and ethical conduct, ensuring the highest standards of patient care.
  • Acquire the competencies necessary to function as an independent pharmacist, equipped with the skills and confidence needed to navigate the complexities of pharmacy practice.
  • Take on the role of educators, both for patients and fellow health care professionals, providing valuable insights and guidance on pharmacotherapy and its intricacies.
  • Evaluate the medication use system with a keen eye for potential sources of error, contributing to a culture of safety and precision in pharmacotherapy.
  • Immerse themselves in the art of management and leadership, honing the skills essential for effective decision making and positively influencing the future of pharmacy practice.
  • Provide direct patient care to diverse populations, gaining hands-on experience in tailoring healthcare interventions to meet the unique needs of individuals under their care.


Postgraduate Year One focuses on general skills. You will build on your professional pharmacy degree, learning about managing medication-use systems and providing optimal medication therapy for patients with a broad range of disease states. 

Mount Sinai offers PGY-1 programs at several hospitals:


In this year, residents who have completed PGY-1 gain a greater depth of knowledge in a specialty area. At Mount Sinai, residents can choose from among several programs, including: