Combined PGY1/PGY2/MHA Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency and Fellowship
The Department of Pharmacy Services at Providence Southwest Washington offers a combined PGY1/PGY2/MHA Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency and Fellowship in collaboration with Pacific University School of Pharmacy. This 36-month program will train residents to assume senior management, supervisory and leadership responsibilities within health-system pharmacy.
Year 1: PGY1 Pharmacy Practice
You will be a member of the PGY1 Pharmacy Residency class at Providence St. Peter Hospital.
Year 2: PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Fellowship
You will complete the requirements of the PGY2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration program. You also will participate in all aspects of administration and management of pharmacy services within the Southwest Washington Service Area of Providence.
Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)
Your MHA coursework will be completed over the span of the two-year residency.
Year 3: Administrative Fellow (work commitment)
Upon completion of the PGY1/PGY2/MHA program, you will work as an Administrative Fellow, Pharmacy Services for one year. As part of the Pharmacy Leadership team, the Administrative Fellow will have administrative responsibility and authority for assigned areas within the Southwest Washington Service Area of Providence.
PGY1/PGY2/MHA Health-System Pharmacy Administration Residency and Fellowship
The Pacific University School of Pharmacy and School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership are proud to offer an innovative platform that allows residents in the Providence Southwest Washington combined PGY1/PGY2 program to simultaneously enroll for the MHA degree. The program is designed to take advantage of efficiencies in both the residency and MHA programs.
The program is designed to prepare pharmacists for careers that require expertise in both pharmacy and business theories and principles. The program is directed toward providing didactic and experiential education to MHA students that will allow them to: (1) understand the major administrative functions in organizations delivering pharmaceutical products and care to patients; and (2) design strategies and policies to cope with the evolving health care environment. Supplemental projects will aid in developing administrative, research and analytical skills, in addition to improving the resident’s understanding of pharmacy practice and administration in health-systems.
MHA Program Features
• Faculty who are working professionals in the field • Building essential leadership skills • Executive format for working professionals • Mentor program with faculty and health care professionals • Intimate class size, which nurtures student-faculty interaction • Exposure to Pacific University’s other health professions programs
Completed applications will only be accepted through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) at ashp.org/PhORCAS no later than the application deadline date of December 30.
The ASHP resident matching program results will be posted in March. Once posted, eligible candidates must complete an online Providence employment application. Note: Providence employment application is not required for residency application.
Dominick A. Caselnova III, BS Pharm, MHA, FASHP Residency Program Director Southwest Washington Service Area Providence Health & Services 413 Lilly Road NE Olympia, WA 98506 360-493-7897 email@example.com
Maddie Fry, PharmD, BCACP Assistant Professor, Social & Administrative Science Assistant Professor Pacific University School of Pharmacy 222 SE 8th Avenue Hillsboro, OR 97123 503-352-3627 firstname.lastname@example.org
About Providence Health & Services
Providence is committed to excellence in patient-centered, clinical pharmacy practice and dedicated to developing clinical pharmacists with a set of rich foundational experiences. We offer robust pharmacy residency programs throughout our network of hospitals in California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Montana.
Providence Health & Services joined with St. Joseph Health in 2016 to form Providence St. Joseph Health, a unique not-for-profit health and social services system focused on a mission to serve all. As a combined organization, our 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services.