Horizon Health Network - Moncton Hospital

Moncton Hospital
135 MacBeath Avenue
Moncton, NB, E1C 6Z8

Douglas Doucette, BSc(Pharm), PharmD, FCSHP
Director of Pharmacy, Horizon Health Network
Phone: 506-863-7887
Fax: 506-857-5540

Gisia Pisegna, BSc Pharm, ACPR
Residency Coordinator 
Phone: 506-857-5901
Fax: 506-857-5540
email: gisia.pisegna@horizonnb.ca


Type: Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program (General PGY1)

Focus: To provide an experiential learning environment using pharmacy practitioner role models so the necessary skills, knowledge, and values can be acquired and applied by the resident in the provision of exemplary patient care.

Established in: 1995

# Positions: 2

# Campuses: 1

App. deadline: October 14, 2022

Starting date: TBD

PRAMS (Additional PRAMS requirements to complete the Pharmacy Residency Application and Matching Service (PRAMS) application should be sent through PRAMS when applying by the application deadline)None

Est. stipend:  $50,000 per annum

Vacation/holiday leave: 2 weeks (10 days)

Education/conference leave: Up to 5 days. Residents are encouraged to attend at least one major pharmacy conference.

Wellbeing leave: 2 days

Program highlights:

  • Accredited CPRB program offered in affiliation with the College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University.
  • 52 week program which includes 2 weeks of vacation, 2 wellbeing days, and up to 5 education/conference days
  • Residents participate in the interprofessional learning program of the Dalhousie University Family Medicine Residency Program at The Moncton Hospital.
  • For more information about our program, please refer to our website: https://horizonnb.ca/careers/educational-programs/horizon-health-network-pharmacy-residency-program/

Minimum required credentials: To be considered for acceptance, you must either be a student enrolled in the final year of a Canadian entry to practice pharmacy degree program (e.g. BSc (Pharm), PharmD) or be a licensed and practicing pharmacist in direct patient care in Canada.

In addition to Canadian citizens, we will also consider landed immigrants who are currently practicing pharmacists in Canada and possess a strong motivation to attain a high level of competency in the practice of pharmacy.

Residents are expected to complete the required rotations as listed below. Residents are only expected to complete rotations at the site they are accepted into (i.e. Moncton or Saint John). However, residents may request to complete rotations at the other site. Preference for rotation selection is given to the site specific residents.

Required rotations:

  • Orientation (1 weeks)
  • Drug Information (3 weeks)
  • Medication Management (3 weeks)
  • Introduction to Pharmacy Practice (2 weeks)
  • Practice Management & Leadership (2 weeks)
  • Mandatory Patient Care Rotations (16 weeks) - see below
  • Elective Patient Care Rotations (9-11 weeks) - see below
  • Research Projects (6-8 weeks)
  • Teaching (4 weeks)
  • Vacation (10 days)
  • Conference(s) to be determines yearly (5 days maximum)

Mandatory Patient Care Rotations:

  • Infectious Disease (4 weeks)
  • Critical Care (4 weeks)
    • residents choose from Medical Surgical ICU, Coronary Care Unit, or Emergency Medicine
  • General Medicine (4 weeks)
  • Specialty Medicine (4 weeks)
    • residents choose from Cardiology/Coronary Care Unit, Community Hospital Rotation, Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Mental Health, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Oncology (inpatient or outpatient), Orthopedics 

Elective rotations:
Residents can choose from those listed above. They can also choose an Ambulatory Care elective in the Anticoagulation Clinic, Diabetes Clinic, Heart Function Clinic, or the Oncology Clinic.



Type:  New Brunswick's largest multi-site accredited Regional Health Authority, including 12 hospitals and health centers. For more details, please visit: http://en.horizonnb.ca/home/facilities-and-services.aspx

Number of beds:  790


  • The Moncton Hospital
  • Saint John Regional Hospital
  • Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital
  • Miramichi Regional Hospital
  • Sackville Memorial Hospital
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • Charlotte County Hospital
  • Sussex Health Centre
  • Albert County Health and Wellness Centre
  • and various other facilities and services

Affiliation: Dalhousie University


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