Legacy Health’s PGY2 specialty residency is a one-year experience focused on ambulatory care. Two annual PGY2 positions are available. Legacy has over 100 ambulatory clinics with clinical pharmacists embedded in 14 of these clinics.
In this experience, residents will have the opportunity to train under board certified ambulatory care pharmacists using collaborative drug therapy management agreements for a variety of disease states including hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, asthma, COPD, heart failure, depression, and smoking cessation. In addition, residents will complete an inpatient transitions of care rotation, an inpatient and outpatient based transplant rotation, and a longitudinal anticoagulation staffing rotation.
The residents will have opportunities to precept pharmacy students and PGY1 residents, as well as provide presentations to multidisciplinary audiences. Additional expectations include a research project focusing on the establishment, expansion or evaluation of an ambulatory care service.
Applications are accepted via the online PhORCAS system and are due by Jan. 2 each year.
Candidates for the Legacy Residency Program must have graduated from an ACPE-accredited School or College of Pharmacy and are encouraged to be licensed in Oregon prior to starting the program.
Candidates must have completed an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency program.
Candidates must apply by using the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS).
Legacy participates in the ASHP Residency Matching Program. Applicants are required to be registered in the ASHP Matching Program.
About Legacy Health
Our legacy is good health, for our people, our patients, our communities, and our world. Legacy Health is a not-for-profit Oregon based integrated health system of six hospitals and dozens of clinics located throughout the Portland/Vancouver and Southern Oregon region. With more than 13,000 employees and growing, Legacy is one of the largest private sector employers in the area. We provide a combined network of health care services: acute and critical care, a Level 1 Trauma Center, the Oregon Burn Center, inpatient and outpatient treatment, community health education and a variety of specialty services, including superior cardiac and stroke programs.