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 4, 2019.

Current Residents

DanicaWebDanica Balbach

Danica Balbach is originally from the small town of Warren, Illinois. She earned her Pharm.D. from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville and decided to pursue a residency to build upon her clinical knowledge and expand her role as part of a healthcare team. She felt the opportunities at Southeast Hospital and its welcoming staff were a great fit to achieve her goals.

Danica is excited to have opportunities to learn at the SoutheastHEALTH Cancer Center, earn her teaching certificate and work as part of a valued interdisciplinary team at Southeast Hospital. She looks forward to developing personally and professionally during her year of residency.

EricaWebErica Prost

Erica Prost is from Perryville, Missouri. She started at St. Louis College of Pharmacy after high school and completed her Pharm.D. studies through their six-year program. She is excited to begin her pharmacy career at Southeast Hospital as a PGY1 pharmacy resident.

Erica chose this program due to the many opportunities and variety of rotations it provides, as well as the great relationship among the pharmacy staff. She hopes completing this residency program will help her to attain her career goals of becoming an oncology pharmacist and teaching at a pharmacy school.