Providence St. Peter Family Medicine pharmacy residency is committed to excellence in patient-centered care and advancement of pharmacy practice.
The purpose of Providence St. Peter Family Medicine Residency program is to train pharmacists who specialize in provision of primary care services within an interdisciplinary team while advancing patient-centered care through quality improvement, practice based leadership, and education of the health care team.
This residency prepares pharmacists to pursue a career as an ambulatory care pharmacist in roles where initiation and expansion of services are needed, and pharmacy leadership and education are desired.
Why Choose St. Peter Family Medicine?
Provides interdisciplinary education within a NCQA Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home.
Prepares residents to independently create, market, implement, and sustain new outpatient pharmacy services.
Encourages residents to function as an independent practitioner with responsibility for an individual patient panel.
Upon completion of this residency, the resident will be able to:
1. Provide patient-centered, evidence-based care for complex patients with chronic conditions 2. Develop and implement sustainable pharmacy services within an interdisciplinary team 3. Effectively educate and empower learners throughout the health care system 4. Demonstrate excellence in leadership and practice management
• Family Medicine • Geriatrics • Education • Scholarly Activity • Service Development • Service Enhancement • Leadership
The resident has direct patient care responsibilities with a focus on continuity of care. Pharmacists practice under a robust collaborative practice agreement that allows for independent clinical decision making. Residents maintain an individual patient schedule and establish their own patient panel. Pharmacists are highly integrated into the Patient Centered Medical Home resulting in an interdisciplinary standard of care.
Teaching skills are fostered across the continuum of education. Experiences range from one-on-one preceptorships to large group didactics. Residents have the opportunity to teach pharmacy students and residents, medical residents, nurse practitioner students, physician assistant students and other members of the health care team. When elective opportunities are utilized this program can prepare a resident for a career in academia and a robust teaching portfolio.
Leadership & Practice Management
The goal of these learning experiences is to provide residents with the skills for proposal preparation, problem solving, design and implementation of clinical services as well as clinic leadership. Residents are exposed to practice management with learning outcomes related to billing for pharmacy services, financial assessment, legal aspects of clinical pharmacy and clinic operations. Each resident leads a service development initiative that results in a business plan proposal. Additionally, residents implement a quality improvement project for service enhancement and lead a population health initiative.
• Academia • Acute Care • Addiction Medicine • Administration • Endocrinology • Global Health • Managed Care • Oncology • Palliative Care • Pediatrics • Psychiatry • Population Health • Rural Family Medicine • Transitions of Care • Women’s Health
Completed applications will only be accepted through the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS) at ashp.org/PhORCAS no later than December 30, 2019.
Andrea Corona, PharmD, BCACP Residency Program Director firstname.lastname@example.org
About Providence St. Peter Family Medicine, 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.