Pharmacy Residency Program

The Post-Graduate Year One (PGY-1) Pharmacy Residency Program at Cheyenne Regional is a 12-month program.

PGY1 residency programs build upon Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to develop pharmacist practitioners with knowledge, skills, and abilities as defined in the educational competency areas, goals, and objectives. Residents who successfully complete PGY1 residency programs will be skilled in diverse patient care, practice management, leadership, and education, and be prepared to provide patient care, seek board certification in pharmacotherapy (i.e., BCPS), and pursue advanced education and training opportunities including postgraduate year two (PGY2) residencies.

Benefits of the program include:

  • Competitive stipend of $52,000
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Individual office space
  • Tuition and travel expenses provided for attendance at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and the Mountain States Residency Conference
  • Relocation assistance

Program outline

Core learning experiences

  • Orientation
  • Acute Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Critical Care – Extended rotation
  • Oncology (also Longitudinal elective)
  • Ambulatory Care (also Longitudinal elective)
  • Pharmaceutical Services – Longitudinal
  • Practice Management – Longitudinal
  • Research – Longitudinal
  • Penicillin Allergy Skin Testing – Longitudinal elective

Elective learning experiences

The elective learning experiences will be scheduled to occur towards the end of the residency year once the resident has successfully completed the majority of the required learning experiences and has shown the ability to work independently.

Possible opportunities for elective learning experiences will be discussed with each resident at the beginning of the residency year and will be selected based on the resident’s interest and career goals.

The following learning experiences are currently offered at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center:

  • Advanced Infectious Disease
  • Advanced Critical Care and Emergency Medicine
  • Advanced Ambulatory Care
  • Inpatient Behavioral Health
  • Pediatrics

Additional requirements

  • P&T presentations/proposals
  • Grand Rounds Presentations
  • Journal club & patient case presentations
  • Year-long research project
  • Attendance at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Attendance at Mountain States Residency Conference
  • Precepting pharmacy students
  • Teaching Certificate

Staffing responsibilities

The resident is required to fulfill the pharmaceutical service commitment (staffing) designed to ensure they gain experience and can function as a competent clinical practitioner. The resident will be required to work every third weekend (two 8-hour shifts) plus participate in the holiday rotation (one summer holiday, one winter holiday and New Year’s Day).


  • Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited College of Pharmacy
  • Licensure or eligibility for Pharmacist licensure in Wyoming

Application materials

The deadline for all application materials is January 3, 2024.

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center participates in the ASHP Resident Match Program. All applicants must register for the match and submit the following required application materials though PhORCAS.

To view current open Pharmacy careers at Cheyenne Regional, CLICK HERE.

In addition, all applicants must complete the application process for the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Pharmacy Resident Position.

Curriculum vitae

Letter of intent, including career goals

Official college transcript

Three letters of recommendation

Personal virtual interview

Pharmacist licensure

Licensure in the state of Wyoming is a requirement of the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center residency program and is to be completed within 90 days of the start of the residency program.

The licensure process can take 6-8 weeks so the resident is encouraged to apply as early as possible.

To learn more, visit the Wyoming State Board of Pharmacy website.

Program contacts

Angela Crotsenberg, PharmD, BCPS

Residency Coordinator
Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
214 E. 23rd St Cheyenne, WY 82001
[email protected]
Office: (307) 996-1518

Les Silvey, PharmD

Residency Program Director
Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
214 E. 23rd St Cheyenne, WY 82001
[email protected]
Office: (307) 633-6885

This residency agrees that no person at this residency will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant.