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The Post-Graduate Pharmacist

Drs. Sean Smithgall and Taylor Steuber live and breath Post-Graduate Training preparation. They find experts from all over the country to discuss insider tips and current events. We drop new episodes every other Monday, so listen for free here or on your favorite podcasting app. You can find other useful tools on the website to help you Separate and Stand Out!

Recent Episodes

PhORCAS Update

Dec. 1, 2023

This episode is about new changes to PhORCAS. Questions we discuss: Purpose of PhORCAS and what it is. When applicants can sign up and when they should. What has changed this year in PhORCAS. Components of the PhORCAS applic…

New PhORCAS Letter of Recommendation

Nov. 17, 2023

We break down the new letter of recommendation and give our thoughts on what this means for you!

PGP Fundamentals: Being a Standout Candidate Part 2

Nov. 15, 2023

This episode is all about all about Being a Standout Candidate: Part 2 . If you haven't already, go back and listen to Part 1 to discover how to shine as a candidate leading up to residency application deadlines. Here, we di…

PGP Fundamentals: Being a Standout Candidate Part 1

Aug. 24, 2023

This episode is all about becoming a standout candidate for pharmacy residency. Joining us is Dr. Elizabeth Hearn, assistant professor and creator/host of the "Pharm5 Podcast." We'll explore essential strategies to set you a…

Match Stats 2023

May 12, 2023

This episode we discuss the overall stats from the 2023 ASHP Residency Match and discuss future implications of these results. Check out our website and sign-up to join the SASO (separate and stand out) squad. Check out our …

PGP Fundamentals: PhORCAS

May 5, 2023

PhORCAS is the online application tool for the ASHP residency process. Similar to PhARMCAS for pharmacy school. This is the tool where you will upload all your transcripts, CV, letter of intents, tag reference writers, and p…

Recent Blog Posts

8 Ways to Crush a Pre-screening Interview

What is a pre-screening interview? Businesses, or in our case, a post-graduate program like a residency or industry fellowship will try and narrow down the applicant pool when they are flooded with qualified applicants and only want to bring the be…

Welcome to our Blog!

We are excited to be starting our blog very soon.  We will be dropping regular content here that will sometimes go along with our episode and other times just be something we think needs to be said.  Check back soon and consider joining ou…

About the Hosts

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Taylor Steuber

Dr. Taylor Steuber is an Associate Clinical Professor and Internal MedicineClinical Pharmacist. He pursued post-graduate training at Indiana University Health/Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Indianapolis, Indiana where he completed a 24-month combined PGY1/PGY2 Pharmacotherapy Residency. He is now faculty at Auburn University Harrison College of Pharmacy where he teaches a Post-Graduate Preparatory Course with co-host Dr. Sean Smithgall. He practices with the UAB Division of Internal Medicine Huntsville Regional Medical Campus at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Alabama.

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Sean Smithgall

Assistant Clinical Professor and Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist

Dr. Sean Smithgall is a Professor and Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist. He completed his Post-Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) Pharmacy Practice Residency at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. He then completed his PGY2 at East Tennessee State University, College of Pharmacy, in Johnson City, TN. He is now faculty at Auburn University, Harrison College of Pharmacy where he teaches a Post-Graduate Preparatory Course with co-host Dr. Taylor Steuber. He practices at the University of South Alabama Family Medicine Center and serves as the Residency Program Director for the University of South Alabama Health Physicians Group PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency.