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PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program

The PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency Program is accredited with American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 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.

Rotational experiences:

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care
  • Cardiology
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Palliative Care
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Small & Rural Practice
  • Surgical Care

Longitudinal experiences:

  • Management
  • Drug information
  • Medication safety PGY-1

Research and Teaching

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

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 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 Jan. 3, 2022.

Current Residents

Nicole ShortNicole Short

Nicole Short is originally from Royalton, Illinois. She earned her PharmD degree from Belmont University College of Pharmacy in 2021. Nicole chose Southeast Hospital for its welcoming environment, variety of rotations, and willingness to tailor her experience to meet her professional goals. She is most excited about infectious disease, internal medicine, and the opportunity to precept pharmacy students. She is excited for the opportunity to become a well-rounded clinical pharmacist through the PGY1 residency program at Southeast Hospital.

Outside of residency, Nicole enjoys golfing, trying out new restaurants, spending time outdoors, and visiting her loved ones and her cat.

Alison CroftAlison Croft

Alison Croft is originally from Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She graduated with a PharmD from St. Louis College of Pharmacy in 2021. Alison chose Southeast Hospital to earn her PGY-1 because of the welcoming environment as well as a wide variety of rotations and specialties. Her pharmacy practice interests include cardiology, oncology, and education.

Outside of residency, Alison enjoys spending time outside hiking and fishing. She also enjoys shopping and going out to eat. Alison is excited to learn and grow as a clinical pharmacist at Southeast Hospital.