Medical University of South Carolina - MUSC Health, Charleston, SC

Last updated: 09/22/2021

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Clint Ross, PharmD, BCPP
7 years as an RPD
MUSC Institute of Psychiatry
67 President Street, Room 448N
MSC 584
Charleston, SC 29425
Primary Practice: Psychiatric Hospital within Academic Medical Center
2 positions reported
Phone: 843-792-5570
Fax: 843-792-5954

Maximum Number of Positions

  • PGY1: 0
  • PGY2 Psychiatry: 2
  • PGY2 Neurology: 0

Program Details

  • Primary Practice Site: University teaching hospital
  • PGY2 Required Practice Settings: 75% Inpatient / 25% Outpatient
  • ASHP Accreditation Status: Yes (code: 37106)
  • NMS Participant: Yes (code: 572966 )
  • Program Inception: 1990
  • Application Deadline: January 3rd
  • Starting Date: July 1st
  • Estimated Stipend: Varies per year, competitive
  • Financial Support for CPNP Annual Meeting: Varies/TBD
  • Fringe Benefits: Annual leave 23 days; Medical Benefits; Additional professional leave for meetings as approved by residency committee and program director
  • Interviews Required: Yes
  • Offers pre-commitment: Yes, Early commitment possible with internal candidates

Special Requirements for Application

  • PharmD
  • Completion of PGY1 Residency OR equivalent experience
  • Eligible for state licensure
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letters of recommendation (3)

PGY2 Rotations offered

  • Adult inpatient psychiatry
  • Adult outpatient psychiatry
  • Child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Consultation liaison psychiatry
  • Emergency psychiatry
  • Geriatric psychiatry
  • Pain management
  • Specialty clinic
  • Substance abuse
  • Other: Psych PharmD Long Acting Injection Clinic; Comprehensive Pain Management Program Clinic; ID Psychiatry Clinic (eg, HIV, Hepatitis C); ReVisions Day Treatment Program

PGY2 Features

  • PGY2 Staffing Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Component: Yes, Required
  • PGY2 Teaching Certificate Program: Yes, Optional
  • PGY2 Other Features: Residency involves many teaching opportunities (pharmacy/medical students, medical residents, nurses, and other health care professionals), Teaching certificate program offered (Academician Preparation Program), Research Certificate Program offered, multiple options for volunteer service
  • PGY2 Preceptors: 5 BCPPs, 1 Other Pharmacists, 0 Non-Pharmacists

Program Philosophy

This Psychiatric Pharmacy residency at MUSC develops residents to become competent, board-certified psychiatric clinical pharmacy specialists that serve within any inpatient, outpatient, or academic setting. The training is provided through challenging clinical rotations and longitudinal experiences where residents acquire the knowledge necessary for treatment of mental health and substance use disorders, refine clinical problem-solving skills, strengthen clinical judgment, and advance teaching skills.

Site Special Features

Residency is part of a large academic medical center and residency program (~35 pharmacy residents), affiliated with MUSC College of Pharmacy, and has strong ties to area county mental health centers.