Poudre Valley Hospital offers a well-rounded training program via multidisciplinary, 4-6 week experiences in Critical Care, Inpatient Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship, NICU/Pediatrics, Oncology and Trauma. Many longitudinal experiences occur over the 12-month period. Two elective experiences of 3-4 weeks each are to be selected by the resident. A major residency project is required and also may be chosen by the resident. Various presentations include patient cases and journal clubs. Teaching opportunities are available through the University of Wyoming, School of Pharmacy. A teaching certificate is available through the University of Colorado.
All applications must be submitted through Phorcas and include the following:
General Phorcas requirements
Letter of Intent
Provide specific reason(s) you want to complete residency training
Include why you want to be a resident at PVH
Include your clinical interests and short/long term goals
Curriculum vitae: be sure to include the following in your CV:
One recommendation must be from a current pharmacy faculty instructor
Two recommendations must be from pharmacist-preceptors or pharmacist-employers
Following the deadline, applications will be reviewed for on-site interviews. Candidates will be contacted as soon as the review process is complete. If you are offered an interview, they are typically held during certain days in the month of February.
Activities during the half-day interview include formal one-on-one discussions with our preceptors and residency director, a tour of the facility with our current resident and lunch with select members of our interview team. Presentations are also required, utilizing a provided patient case on the day of your interview.
You will be given 30 minutes to work up your case using basic pharmacy references (provided) and identify medical and/or medication therapy problems. The clinical issues and recommendations will then be presented by you over 15 minutes to a group of pharmacists.
About UCHealth - Poudre Valley Hospital
Thank you for your interest in our program at UCHealth - Poudre Valley Hospital (PVH)! We are searching for two exceptional residents for the upcoming 2020-2021 year.
PVH is located an hour north of Denver in Fort Collins, Colorado, and specializes in orthopedic surgery, neuroscience, oncology, bariatric weight-loss surgery, and women and family services for residents of northern Colorado, southern Wyoming and western Nebraska. We also offer a wide range of primary and specialized health services, from birthing and neonatal intensive care to hyperbaric oxygen and wound care. We have a comprehensive cancer center in addition to our expansive inpatient and outpatient oncology services.
Our UCHealth partnership with University of Colorado in Denver and Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs strengthens our healthcare services throughout the Front Range.
The program design at PVH offers a well-rounded PGY1 experience provided by our talented and dedicated preceptors.