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

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Scott A. Coon, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP

Dr. Scott Coon is residency program director for the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the St. Louis County Department of Public Health where he practices as a clinical pharmacist. He is currently an assistant professor of pharmacy practice at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Dr. Coon earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.) from the University at Buffalo in New York. Subsequently, Coon completed a PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at St. Louis College of Pharmacy and a PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency with St. Louis College of Pharmacy at the St. Louis County Department of Public Health. He is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Specialist (BCACP).

 

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