The purpose of our PGY1 pharmacy residency program is to: build on the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes by contributing to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions; prepare for eligibility for board certification and postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. Our PGY1 residents will be trained by experienced and competent providers of evidence-based disease state management and patient-centered pharmaceutical care in a variety of healthcare settings.
Our primary goal is to develop well-rounded pharmacy practitioners prepared to optimize drug therapy in patients with a wide range of conditions.
Program Information * One year commitment * Two positions available * June-June residency year
Required Learning Experieces Pharmacy administration Internal medicine Critical care Anticoagulation/surgery Endocrinology/nephrology Infectious diseases
Elective Rotations Ambulatory care Hematology/oncology Pharmacy informatics and automation Medication therapy management Pulmonology Cardiology
Required Longitudinal Responsibilities Longitudinal Ambulatory Care (Medication Management Clinic) Residency Research (project) Academia (Indiana Pharmacy Resident Teaching Certificate Program) Staffing (every other weekend)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
Attendance and participation in the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Great Lakes Residency Conference
By the end of the residency program, our residents will be confident and highly skilled practitioners equipped with the knowledge and abilities to face the challenges of our ever-evolving pharmacy practices. These pharmacists will receive a teaching certificate through the Indiana Colleges of Pharmacy demonstrating their ability to educate other members of the health care team, patients and the community on drug-related issues. They will be prepared to become eligible for board certification, for post-graduate year 2 (PGY2) pharmacy residency training and become future leaders in pharmacy. They will display professional maturity by monitoring their own performance, establishing a personal philosophy of practice and demonstrating leadership and commitment to the pharmacy profession.
Riverview Health is located between Butler University, Purdue University, and Manchester University Colleges of Pharmacy.
Applicants must apply online through ASHP’s pharmacy online residency centralized application service (PhORCAS). Application requirements include:
Curriculum vitae Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited college of pharmacy Three letters of recommendation (standard PhORCAS templates) Copy of school of pharmacy transcripts Letter of intent Eligibility for Indiana licensure
Please note that an on-site interview is preferred but will be contingent upon ASHP and local guidelines. In which case on-site interviews can not be done, a virtual interview will be required.