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Who We Are

Each year, the Mass General Department of Pharmacy recruits top candidates for the Pharmacy Residency Programs. Our residents come from all across the United States, and bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to the department and institution. Our clinical pharmacy preceptors are experts in their chosen specialty and are dedicated to the continual growth and development of our residents and programs.

Mass General Pharmacy Residents

Our PGY1 and PGY2 residents have diverse backgrounds and training.

Residency Activities

  • Resident welcome outing
  • Massachusetts Society of Health System Pharmacists (MSHP) Resident Welcome Event
  • Dinner celebration at American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition
  • Department of Pharmacy holiday party
  • Residency graduation ceremony
  • Resident Professional Development Experience (off-campus visit)

Life in Boston

Boston

As a Mass General resident, you will be based in Boston, home of the Red Sox, excellent clam chowder, Dunkin’ Donuts, and some of the nation’s oldest historical attractions. Mass General’s main campus is located in Boston’s historic Beacon Hill, known for its characteristic brownstone buildings and brick sidewalks. Explore the boutiques and eateries on Charles Street and stroll along the Charles River Esplanade. Head over to Newbury Street for high-end shopping. For history buffs, the Freedom Trail takes you to the site of the Boston Massacre, Paul Revere’s house and Faneuil Hall. Just across the Charles River is the city of Cambridge, home to world-renowned institutions Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Our residents participate in a variety of optional activities together outside of the hospital, including a local kickball league in Boston Common.

PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residents

Seham AlmehmadiSeham Almehmadi

Dr. Almehmadi is from Saudi Arabia. She obtained her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Ohio Northern University. Her practice interest includes cardiology. She enjoys hiking and playing tennis during her free time. Dr. Almehmadi plans to pursue a PGY-2 in cardiology after completion of the residency year.

Jack MalespiniJack Malespini

Dr. Malespini is from Rocky Hill, CT. He obtained both his undergraduate and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Connecticut. His practice interests include critical care, oncology and emergency medicine. He enjoys working out, eating new foods and golfing. Dr. Malespini plans to pursue a PGY-2 in his area of interest after completion of the residency year.

Jessica MasonJessica Mason

Dr. Mason is from Syracuse, New York and graduated from the University at Buffalo with her Doctor of Pharmacy. Her practice interests include emergency medicine, critical care and infectious disease. She enjoys singing, painting, trying new food and exploring Boston. Dr. Mason plans to pursue a PGY-2 in her area of interest after completion of the residency year.

Williams Monier TexidorWilliams Monier Texidor

Dr. Monier Texidor was born in Guantanamo, Cuba and raised in Miami, Florida. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Florida International University and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Nova Southeastern University. His practice interests include infectious diseases, especially in the immunocompromised population, emergency medicine and critical care. He enjoys working out/running, reading books ("Wicked" a favorite), following news and watching YouTube videos on movie production (CGI and stuntman work), and hanging out with friends at new places. Dr. Monier Texidor plans on pursuing a PGY2 in ID, hopefully becoming the head of an antimicrobial stewardship program and building up a social media presence within both the professional and patient community.

Steven VuSteven Vu

Dr. Vu is from Los Angeles, California. He obtained his undergraduate degree from University of California, Irvine and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Loma Linda University. His practice interests include emergency medicine and critical care. He enjoys cooking, listening to podcasts, running and power lifting. Dr. Vu plans to pursue a PGY-2 in his area of interest after completion of the residency year.

Cedric WhiteCedric White

Dr. White is from Randolph, Massachusetts. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Bowdoin College and graduated from the University of Connecticut with his Doctor of Pharmacy degree. His practice interests include emergency medicine and critical care. He enjoys watching football (Go Pats!), trying new restaurants and spending time with family, friends and his dog. Dr. White plans to pursue a PGY-2 in his area of interest after completion of the residency year.

Estefany YanquiEstefany Yanqui

Dr. Yanqui is from Stamford, Connecticut. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida and her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida. Her practice interests include solid organ transplant and critical care. She enjoys salsa dancing, weekend getaways and long jogs on the Charles River Esplanade. Dr. Yanqui plans to pursue a PGY-2 in a specialty of her interest after completion of the residency year. 

Allison YunAllison Yun

Dr. Yun is from Stevenson Ranch, Southern California. She obtained both her undergraduate and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from Northeastern University. Her practice interests include solid organ transplant, transitions of care and ambulatory care. She enjoys photography/videography, camping (highly recommend Yosemite National Park) and window shopping at Newbury Street. Dr. Yun plans to pursue a PGY-2 in a specialty of her interest after completion of the residency year.

PGY1/2 Health System Administration Pharmacy Residency

Antonia Akrap – PGY1Antonia Akrap – PGY1

Dr. Akrap is from Saint Louis, Missouri. She obtained both her undergraduate and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the University of Kansas. In addition, she will be completing a Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a specialization in Health-System Pharmacy Administration through the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Her practice interests include supply chain management, clinical management and advocacy. She enjoys reading, cooking, traveling and exploring Boston. Dr. Akrap will be continuing as a PGY-2 in Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership after the completion of the residency year.

Blake T. Barlow – PGY2Blake T. Barlow – PGY2

Dr. Barlow is from Northern Kentucky. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Xavier University and graduated from the University of Kentucky with both his Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Business Administration degrees. In addition, he is completing a Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a specialization in Health-System Pharmacy Administration through the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy. His practice interests include data analytics and outcomes, pharmacy operations and expanding scopes of practice. He enjoys cooking, backpacking and camping. Dr. Barlow plans to pursue a career in pharmacy administration at an academic medical center at the completion of his PGY-2 year.

PGY2 Pharmacy Residents

Morgan Eiting – TransplantMorgan Eiting – Transplant

Dr. Morgan Mabey Eiting is from Salt Lake City, Utah. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Utah and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with her Doctor of Pharmacy Degree. She completed her PGY-1 residency at Boston Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Her practice interests include solid organ transplant, in particular infectious diseases, high-risk donation, and transitions of care. She enjoys camping, brunching, baking and hanging out with her dog, Delilah. Dr. Eiting plans to obtain the BCTXP certification and pursue a career as a solid organ transplant clinical pharmacy specialist at an academic medical center with opportunities for teaching and research after completion of the residency year.

James Krenz – Emergency MedicineJames Krenz – Emergency Medicine

Dr. Krenz is from Lockport, Illinois, a southwest suburb of Chicago. He graduated from Purdue University with his Doctor of Pharmacy. His practice interests include toxicology, substance use disorders, neurologic emergencies and clinical research. In his free time, he enjoys running, weight lifting, hiking, breweries and playing kickball. At the completion of his PGY-2, Dr. Krenz hopes to pursue a position as an emergency medicine pharmacist at an academic medical center or community teaching hospital. 

Jennifer Reinhard – Infectious DiseaseJennifer Reinhard – Infectious Disease

Dr. Reinhard is from Enfield, CT. She obtained her undergraduate and Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Connecticut. Her interests in infectious diseases include practice improvement research, antimicrobial stewardship, applied therapeutics in complex multi-drug resistant infections, academic and interdisciplinary teaching experiences, and assessing medication initiatives within the scope public health practices. She enjoys seeing live music, trying new foods and spending time with family and friends. After PGY2, Dr. Reinhard plans to pursue BCIDP certification and a position as a clinical pharmacist specialist in Infectious Diseases.

Stephanie Seto – Critical CareStephanie Seto – Critical Care

Dr. Seto is from Reston, Virginia. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with her Doctor of Pharmacy degree. She completed her PGY1 at Massachusetts General Hospital. Her practice interests include mechanical circulatory support, pulmonology and emergency preparedness. She enjoys cooking, spending time outdoors and music. Dr. Seto plans to pursue a career as a critical care specialist with opportunities for teaching and research after the completion of the residency year.

Emma Uchida - OncologyEmma Uchida - Oncology

Dr. Uchida is from Washington, Pennsylvania. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Morehead State University and graduated from the University of Kentucky with both her Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Business Administration degrees. She completed her PGY-1 residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Her practice interests include hematology and oncology. She enjoys hiking, traveling, trying new foods and reading. Dr. Uchida plans to pursue a career as a hematology/oncology clinical specialist at an academic medical center after completion of the residency year.

Listing of MGH Pharmacy Residency Alumni (PDF)