PGY1 Program Purpose

PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training.This residency site agrees that no person at this site will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any applicant.

St. Mark's Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program

St. Mark’s Hospital is a community hospital located in the center of the Salt Lake Valley and is part of the MountainStar Healthcare network of hospitals, clinics and outpatient centers across the Wasatch Front. As a cornerstone of our thriving community, St. Mark’s offers invaluable expertise gained from delivering exceptional patient care since 1872. Our hospital is dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare to our 317 licensed beds and is the only hospital in Utah listed among the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals nationwide (Truven Analytics 2015). We are proud to hold five-star HealthGrade ratings for 2018 in total knee replacement, total hip replacement, sepsis, treatment of respiratory failure, colorectal surgery and small intestine surgery and are named among America's 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention™ two years in a row (Healthgrades 2017 & 2018). St. Mark's Hospital was recently awarded an 'A' for Patient Safety, the highest grade possible from The Leapfrog Group, a national hospital safety watchdog organization.

Epic® was implemented as our integrated electronic medical record in February 2013 to enhance our clinical excellence and medical innovation.

Pharmacists at St. Mark’s provide patient-centered care through effective drug therapy management by working in collaboration with the entire health-care team to ensure positive patient outcomes. Our clinical pharmacists are extensively involved in the delivery of quality patient care through involvement in interdisciplinary patient care committees, decentralized clinical services and active participation in family practice rounds, ICU and progressive care rounds.


St. Mark’s Hospital Pharmacy
1200 E 3900 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84124
Phone: (801) 268-7019