PGY1 Pharmacy Residency

St. Louis County Department of Public Health

Resident positions: 1
ASHP Code: 64451
NMS Code: 153513

This program provides residents with an opportunity to practice in an ambulatory care setting committed to improving the health of the community through preventative medicine and health education. Residents learn how to optimize medication therapy through direct patient care activities with an emphasis in providing care to a medically underserved patient population. Other required experiences include community practice, acute care internal medicine and practice management. The Resident Education Academy: St. Louis College of Pharmacy Teaching and Learning Curriculum is also a required learning experience that provides residents with training and experience in teaching.

What can residents do after completing a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at STLCOP and the Department of Health?

  • 85% practice in an ambulatory care setting.
  • 70% hold full-time faculty positions at a college or university.
  • All eligible former residents are board-certified in ambulatory care, geriatrics, pharmacotherapy, or psychiatry.


Residency Program Director


Justinne E. Guyton, Pharm.D., BCACP

Dr. Justinne Guyton is residency program director for the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the St. Louis County Department of Public Health where she practices as a clinical pharmacist. She is currently an assistant professor of pharmacy practice at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Dr. Guyton earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.) from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Subsequently, Guyton completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a PGY2 Ambulatory Care Specialty Residency at the University of North Carolina Hospitals and Clinics.  She is a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialist (BCACP).


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