PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program


PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program is accredited with American Society of Health-Systems (ASHP). During the 12- month program, residents will have the opportunity to practice in a variety of clinical settings to gain valuable skills and experience applicable to future careers.


Contact Us

Residency Program Director
Susan Boswell, Pharm.D.
Residency Program Coordinator
Julie Haase, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCCCP
  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Cardiology
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Small and Rural Practice
  • Surgical Care


  • Management
  • Drug Information
  • Medication Safety


Research and Teaching

Southeast Hospital provides experiential training for students from St. Louis College of Pharmacy as well as other colleges of pharmacy. Residents will have the opportunity to participate in the Resident Education Academy through St. Louis College of Pharmacy.

The program offers individual mentoring, formal lectures from experienced faculty members and opportunities for teaching pharmacy students in required or elective courses.

Residents provide a formal seminar on a focused therapeutic topic to students, faculty and clinical pharmacists in the region.

Residents will be required to complete a research project suitable for publication and presented at a residency conference.


Residents are paid a stipend of $47,486 for the residency year. Additional benefits include paid time off, travel reimbursement for meetings and health, dental and vision insurance

Application Process

Applicants must possess a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and be eligible for licensure in the state of Missouri.

Required application materials can be submitted through PhORCAS:

  • Completed application
  • CV
  • Academic transcripts
  • Letter of Intent
  • Three letters of recommendation

The application deadline is January 3, 2020.

Current Residents

Leslie webLeslie Young

Leslie Young is originally from Richmond, Missouri. She earned a Pharm.D. from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Pharmacy at Columbia in 2017. Leslie chose Southeast Hospital for its diversity of rotations, welcoming pharmacy staff and opportunities to learn through the antimicrobial stewardship program.

Outside of her pharmacy residency, Leslie enjoys spending time with her husband, John, and her dog, Teddy, staying active through CrossFit and cheering on the Minnesota Vikings. She is excited to further her pharmacy career through the residency program at Southeast Hospital.

John webJohn Talili

John Talili is originally from Peoria, Illinois. He graduated with a Pharm.D. from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) in 2019. He decided to pursue a residency at Southeast Hospital to improve his clinical skills and knowledge. The healthcare team and welcoming environment at Southeast are some of the many highlights he sees in this PGY-1 residency program.

John is looking forward to the variety of rotations, earning a teaching certificate, establishing relationships with other healthcare providers, and growing personally and professionally at Southeast Hospital. His current interests involve infectious diseases and critical care but is also excited to develop more experiences in other areas of pharmacy. He is also an avid fan of soccer, Star Wars, and Marvel movies.