Pharmacy Residency Program

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Program Overview

The Post-Graduate Year One (PGY-1) Pharmacy Residency Program at Cheyenne Regional is a 12-month program. The purpose of the program is to build on Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board certification, and eligible for postgraduate year two (PGY-2) pharmacy residency training. The program allows flexibility to meet the needs and interests of the individual resident.

Program Outline

Core Learning Experiences

  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Critical Care
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Outpatient Anticoagulation
  • Orientation
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pharmaceutical Services – Longitudinal
  • Practice Management – Longitudinal
  • Research – Longitudinal

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
  • Cardiology
  • Informatics

Additional requirements include:

  • P&T presentation / proposal
  • Grand rounds presentations
  • Journal club presentations
  • Patient case presentations
  • Year-long research project
  • Attendance at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
  • Attendance at Mountain States Residency Conference
  • Precepting pharmacy students

Staffing Responsibilities
The resident is required to fulfill the 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, one winter holiday and New Year’s Day).


Benefits

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive stipend of $48,000
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Ten business days paid time off with 3 paid holidays
  • Individual office space
  • Tuition and travel expenses provided for attendance at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and the Mountain States Residency Conference

Qualifications
  • Doctor of Pharmacy from an accredited College of Pharmacy
  • Licensure or eligibility for Pharmacist licensure in Wyoming
  • United States Permanent Resident or Citizen
Application Materials

The deadline for all application materials is January 5, 2018. 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. In addition, all applicants must complete the application process for Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Pharmacy Resident Position.

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of intent, including career goals
  • Official college transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal on-site interview
Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Pharmacy Resident application
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.

Wyoming State Board of Pharmacy


Mandana Ghodrat, PharmD

Pharmacy Residency Program Director
Pharmacy Clinical Manager

Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
214 E. 23rd St Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone: (307) 633-6643
Mandana.ghodrat@crmcwy.org