Postgraduate Year One (PGY1) pharmacy residency programs build 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. Pharmacists completing this residency program will be competent and confident providers of clinical pharmacy in multiple environments. They will be responsible and accountable for achieving the best possible drug therapy outcomes for patients as members of the inter-disciplinary healthcare team. They will be skillful educators of patients, healthcare professionals and the community on medication related topics. They will establish a personal philosophy of practice, which includes a commitment to life-long learning through the ongoing assessment and evaluation of their own performance. They will demonstrate leadership through advancing the practice and profession of pharmacy. Pharmacists completing this residency program will also be able to establish and manage their own clinical pharmacy practice.
The 12-month residency program is accredited by ASHP.
If you are interested in applying to the Residency Program, please use: ASHP PHORCAS to provide a letter of intent, Curriculum Vitae, current official academic transcripts and three letters of recommendation.
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About MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center
MercyOne is the largest health care system in Iowa. We continue under the latest agreement between Trinity Health and CommonSpirit Health two of the nation’s largest not-for-profit health systems.
On a local level, MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center spans 14 counties across northern Iowa. We also offer ambulatory care through our MercyOne Family Medicine Clinics (a primary care and specialty physician network), a home health agency, a hospice, a regional referral laboratory, regional rehabilitation and diagnostic technology services, pharmacies, an emergency services network and a variety of other health care services.
MercyOne North Iowa holds management agreements with eight rural primary care hospitals, making us the premier rural health care delivery network in northern Iowa and southern Minnesota.
At MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center, we continually achieve remarkable results for our patients through the unlimited power of teamwork, the highest standards of quality, dynamic partnerships and advanced technology.