Residency Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

The Postgraduate Year 1 (PGY-1 ) Pharmacy Residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset (RWJ Somerset) will develop each resident’s independent practice skills and confidence in a variety of general practice and specialty settings.

Overall, the resident will acquire a broad range of clinical, distributive, management, and teaching skills. Upon completion of the residency, practitioners will be equipped with the working skills to assume a leadership role in pharmacy practice.

Mission, Vision, & Values

RWJBarnabas Health's Mission/Vision
At RWJBarnabas Health, our mission and obligation reach beyond helping people when they are sick, and extend to keeping people well and building healthy communities.

Our vision for transforming health care is to serve as an innovative resource for our communities to which people turn for social, human and health services, as well as the highest quality, culturally competent clinical care and a superior experience within our expanding outpatient programs, hospitals and community-based programs.

RWJ Somerset Values
To deliver services, engage our communities and work with our colleagues in a CULTURE of Kindness:

  • C - Commitment: Establishing ownership and dedication to personal, professional and organizational success with passion and purpose
  • UUnderstanding: Ability to acknowledge the strengths of others, appreciate their challenges and effectively recognize and support their needs.
  • LLearning: Embracing innovation, challenges and experiences which enhances personal and professional growth.
  • TTrust: Demonstrating honesty and accountability in all interactions to promote a positive environment.
  • UUnity: Collaborative practice which creates a sense of togetherness that establishes a high level of teamwork
  • RRespect: Fostering an environment of integrity by treating others with dignity
  • EEmpathy: Sincere awareness of the needs of other people along with the desire and attempt to compassionately support them

RWJ Somerset Pharmacy Department’s Mission
The primary mission of the RWJ Somerset Department of Pharmacy is to provide comprehensive pharmaceutical services to patients and other health care providers. Our mission will be achieved through the ongoing development of an environment which will:

  • Provide pharmaceutical care focused on achieving optimal patient outcomes
  • Provide pharmaceutical care which meets or exceeds accepted standards directed towards the treatment and prevention of disease and promoting the efficacious, safe, and cost-effective use of pharmacologic agents and other therapeutic interventions

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