The Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States Post Graduate Year One (PGY-1) pharmacy residency program focuses on ambulatory care within an integrated health care system. During the residency program, residents will integrate clinical, administrative and leadership skills and cultivate a philosophy of practice that embraces being responsible to their patients, their fellow healthcare providers, the organization and the public for optimal drug therapy outcomes.
Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States Managed Care Residents will gain competence in a variety of practice areas within an integrated managed care organization. Customized training will include experiences in: benefits design and application, systems support and integration, formulary and drug use management, drug education, quality, medication safety and compliance, primary care, medication therapy management (MTM) and drug distribution. Upon completion of the program, residents will be able to function independently in a variety of ambulatory and managed care settings.
Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy licensure in both Maryland and Virginia
Registration in the National Matching Services, Inc. ASHP Resident Matching Program
Kaiser Permanente Program Code for Managed Care Program: 2550
Additional Information about the National Matching Service can be found through the ASHP website at: natmatch.com/ashprmp/
Letter of interest
Pharmacy School transcripts
Three letters of recommendation, letter format preferred
One writing sample
Examples include newsletter articles and patient or provider education materials, etc. Unacceptable writing samples are PowerPoint presentations, SOAP Notes, drug monographs, and journal critique
Submit all documents to the PhORCAS website: ashp.org/phorcas
Rank your Residency Program preference through the National Matching Service.
Application deadline: January 1, 2020
Residency start date: July 1
Residents must be licensed as a registered pharmacist in either Maryland, Washington DC or Virginia within 3 weeks of the start date and must be registered in 2 out of 3 of the jurisdictions, Maryland, Washington DC or Virginia, as defined by the Residency Program Director within 90 days. A maximum of 2 NAPLEX attempts may be taken prior to licensure.
Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente is recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. We currently serve 11.8 million members in eight states and the District of Columbia.
Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our world-class medical teams are supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, care delivery and chronic disease management.