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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

2023 ASHP Match Stats breakdown for Phase 1 and insights into Phase 2 stats

March 17, 2023

This episode is all about Match stats from Phase 1 of the 2023 ASHP Match. This episode's take-aways: 742 less people enrolled in the match this year 364 less people participated Match rate for phase 1 increased from 71.5% t…

ASHP Match Predictions for 2023

March 10, 2023

This episode is a bonus episode about match predictions for 2023: ASHP Match Statistics Check out our website and sign-up to join the SASO (separate and stand out) squad. Check out our blog. If you like the show, support us …

PGP Fundamentals: Match Phase 2

Feb. 27, 2023

This episode discuss Phase 2 of the Match and how you should approach it similarly and differently than Phase 1. We also hear a prior conversation with Dr. Legg, who previously navigated Phase 2. Topics we discuss: Phase 2 i…

PGP Fundamentals: Match Phase 1

Feb. 13, 2023

This episode is all about Phase 1 of the Match and how to navigate it. Topics we discuss: Phase 1 introductions, timeline, statistics Strategies for ranking programs for Phase 1 Red flags you should be looking for during you…

Interview Science and the REAP RICH Approach to Interviewing

Jan. 29, 2023

This episode is all about Interview Science. Joining us is Our guest today has experience in all aspects of hiring as a Talent Leader and award winning principal recruiter. He has experience as a Job interview coach, Howlea…

Guest: Evan Pellett

PGP Fundamentals: Letter of Intent

Nov. 21, 2022

This episode is all about letters of intent and how to develop one that will standout. Questions we discuss: What is a letter of intent? How is it different from a cover letter or personal statement? What content should be i…

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 …

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 …

About the Hosts

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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.

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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.