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Residency Programs

Trinity Health System Palliative Therapeutics PGY1 Residency

This residency is a unique, shared pharmacy practice residency between Trinity Health System, Duquesne University, and Palliative Therapeutics, LLC.

Trinity Health system is a 300-bed hospital located in Steubenville, OH (approximately 45 minutes from Pittsburgh, PA) and serves the entire Jefferson County population.  This practice site provides the resident will various clinical opportunities and acute care rotations in nutrition support, infectious disease, cardiology, internal medicine, and critical care.  Additionally, the resident will have the opportunity to precept student pharmacists.

Palliative Therapeutics, LLC is a unique, innovative nationwide hospice consulting program.  The resident will participate in rotations in palliative care and pain management as well as be given the opportunity to perform drug utilization reviews and present educational programs.

Duquesne University Mylan School of Pharmacy provides the resident both teaching opportunities and community outreach services.  The resident will complete a graduate course on teaching methods and skills which enable him/her to assist in recitation and laboratory sessions with student pharmacists. The resident will also provide clinical services through community outreach programs such as the Spirit of Health van and aiding in providing medication access through an indigent care center.


Lodge Bliznesky, Pharm.D.