PGY1 community-based pharmacy residency programs build upon the doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) education and outcomes to develop community-based pharmacist practitioners with diverse patient care, leadership, and education skills who are eligible to pursue advanced training opportunities including postgraduate year two (PGY2) residencies and professional certifications.
Our program prepares residents to fill positions as clinical providers of advanced patient care services in community-based pharmacy settings with a focus on underserved communities. The program will equip the resident to:
Provide culturally appropriate direct patient care services
Hone skills essential to becoming an integral part of a health care provider team
Educate patients/family members, health care providers, health professions and the community
Develop leadership, research and health care Improvement skills needed to advance community-based practice.
Residency Competency Areas
Patient Care/Patient Centered Dispensing
Disease State Management
Health and Wellness
Transitions of Care
Patient Centered Dispensing
Leadership and Management
Manage day-to-day operations of the pharmacy
Decision making at the organizational level
Developing personal and professional leadership skills
Teaching, Education, and Dissemination of Knowledge
Complete teaching certificate program
Develop, deliver and assess educational programming for multiple learners:
Precept APPE/IPPE students during experiential learning opportunities.
Advancement of Community-Based Practice and Improving Patient Care
Identify, develop and evaluate a quality improvement project
Develop, implement and evaluate a new pharmacy patient care related service
Complete yearlong research project that advances community-based practice
We are recruiting for 4 residents with the following practice partners:
St Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy:
Since September 2006, The St. Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy is the only pharmacy in southwest Ohio dedicated to providing medication at no expense to the patient and professional pharmaceutical care to people in need from Hamilton, Butler, Warren and Clermont counties. In this setting, pharmacists provide community and clinical pharmacy services at no charge to the indigent, both uninsured and underinsured, patients of the Southwest Ohio area.
Preceptors: Mike Espel RPh, Rusty Curington PharmD, BC-ADM, and Lydia Bailey, PharmD Location: 1125 Bank Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45214
Five Rivers Health Centers:
Five Rivers Health Centers MedSurg Clinic provides medical and dental, behavioral health and pharmacy services to the poor, uninsured and homeless of Dayton, Ohio. The resident will be involved in all operations of a 340b pharmacy and provide direct patient care activities focusing on medication therapy management for both primary care clinic patients and the homeless population, collaborative drug therapy management, as well as participation in a transitions of care clinic to establish primary care for those recently discharge from an inpatient setting.
Preceptors: Anne Metzger PharmD, BPS and Kristina Hirt PharmD, Nicolas Borchers PharmD
Medication Mangers consultant pharmacists deliver patient focused and facility centric care through comprehensive customized medication management services to eliminate unnecessary medication, optimize formularies and streamline protocols. LifeLine24 is a privately owned, long-term care pharmacy specializing in high acuity patients/residents. The resident will be involved in providing Medication Regimen Reviews (MRR) which are the monthly review of each patient's clinical status to evaluate, optimize, and streamline medication therapy and staffing and management responsibilities for LifeLine 24 Pharmacy.
Prospective candidates must be graduates of an accredited college of pharmacy or on track to graduate before June 30th of the application year.
Be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Ohio
Be able to legally work in the U.S. prior to submitting his/her application to the program
Complete the application requirements through PhORCAS
Registered with the National Matching Service (NMS)
Be eligible to administer immunizations in the State of Ohio
Residency candidates must include:
Completed application using PhORCAS
Personal statement (e.g. letter of intent) specific to the site you are applying (ie St Vincent de Paul).
Official transcript for professional pharmacy education
Three references (using the online ASHP standard reference form) from individuals who can attest to your practice skills and abilities. If currently employed, one letter must come from your internship site. Preference given to letters of recommendation from Community or Ambulatory Care APPE rotation preceptors.
Select candidates will be invited for an on-site interview in January or February. The PGY-1 Community Based Pharmacy Practice Residency at the UC James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy in Cincinnati, OH is accredited by the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists in Collaboration with American Pharmacists Association. This Residency site participates in the ASHP Resident Matching Program and agrees that no person at this site will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any residency applicant.
About University of Cincinnati Winkle College of Pharmacy PGY1 Community-Based Residency
The James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy is one of the oldest Colleges of Pharmacy in the United States. We are located on the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center Campus with the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health Sciences. We have partnered with our community to offer 3 unique residency programs for 4 residents under the Community-Based residency umbrella. Each site is located in an underserved area of our community and helps fulfil the mission of our College: To develop progressive pharmacy practitioners and researchers to lead the evolution of healthcare. Residents spend four days a week at the community partner site and one day a week at the College