Residents’ perspectives: Weighing your options in pursuing a postgraduate year 2 pharmacy residency

Phan, Yvonne L.; Reffert, Julia; Dinh, Brian; Meyenburg, Lyndsi; Herring, Holly
September 2014
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;9/1/2014, Vol. 71 Issue 17, p1438
Academic Journal
The article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of a postgraduate year 2 (PGY2) residency for pharmacy practice residents. These include character development, research and scholarly activity and teaching development. Topics covered include the issue of overspecialization that may be created by PGY2 training, the possible emergence of goal misalignment and the problem on opportunity cost or the value of the best forgone alternative.


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