Sanford Medical Center Fargo's PGY1 residency builds 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 (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. The program gives in-depth experience in many areas including internal medicine, critical care, pediatrics, neonatal intensive care, inpatient and outpatient oncology, psychiatry, infectious disease, nephrology/transplant, neurology, cardiology, emergency medicine, informatics, medication safety, home infusion, dialysis clinic, anticoagulation clinic, medical home and administration. Many other rotations are available upon request. Residents prepare a major project and assist in precepting APPE students. A teaching certificate will be obtained through North Dakota State University.
Sanford Health in Fargo, ND, is the largest health care provider in the region with three robust medical centers and multiple convenient neighborhood clinics throughout the Fargo-Moorhead community.
Anchored by Sanford Medical Center Fargo, North Dakota's newest and largest medical center which opened in July 2017, Sanford Fargo serves as a regional health care hub with 60 percent of patients coming from outside the metro area. It is also the region's only level I adult trauma center and level II pediatric trauma center supported by AirMed transport services covering a three-state area.
Access to highly qualified medical professionals is essential to great care close to home. Sanford Fargo offers the latest treatment and expertise with Centers of Excellence in care of the heart, cancer, women's, children's, trauma, orthopedics/sports medicine and brain and spine.
Applicants shall be graduates of an Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) Doctor of Pharmacy degree program or have equivalent experience and hold an active pharmacy license, or be eligible for licensure, in North Dakota and Minnesota. Required application materials include: letter of interest (include areas of interest and reason for pursuing residency), curriculum vitae, academic transcript and three letters of recommendation to be submitted via PhORCAS.
About Sanford Medical Center Fargo
Sanford Health is one of the largest health care systems in the nation, with 44 hospitals, nearly 500 clinics and 1,400 physicians in nine states and nine countries. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and serving the Upper Midwest, Sanford Health is dedicated to several initiatives, including global clinics, genomic medicine and specialized centers researching cures for type 1 diabetes, breast cancer and other diseases. Sanford Health has nearly 30,000 employees, making it the largest employer in the Dakotas. Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford over the past decade have transformed how Sanford Health can improve the human condition. For information, visit sanfordhealth.org.