St. Luke's is proud to offer a one-year postgraduate PGY1 ASHP-accredited pharmacy residency program. The program is designed for practitioners who are looking for a comprehensive pharmacy residency experience. St. Luke's residency program provides the resident with an opportunity to further develop their skills in Adult Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Outpatient Infusion Therapy/Oncology, and Pharmacy Practice Management. Additional elective rotations are available in Home Care/Hospice, Ambulatory Care, Informatics, Academia and Emergency Department Medicine. Residents are also involved with pharmacy students at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy Duluth Campus by working as teaching assistants in the clinical skills lab. Didactic lecturing experiences at the College of Pharmacy are also available for residents who are interested in such an opportunity. If desired, the resident may also complete a teaching certificate.
Each resident will learn project management skills while working on one major research project. Results of the project will be presented at a Pharmacy Residency Conference and a manuscript will be written for the project. Additionally, residents will conduct a Medication Use Evaluation (MUE), with the results being reported to the appropriate hospital committee(s).
Residents will work every other weekend, rotating between the central pharmacy and the weekend clinical pharmacist. Residents have a day off either before or after they work the weekend. The staffing commitment begins in mid-August and runs through the end of the residency year, with the exception of the weekend preceding the ASHP Midyear Clinical meeting. Residents are required to work one to two holidays per year, either Thanksgiving or New Year's Day and Memorial Day or Labor Day.
Health, dental and life insurance
Financial support for ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, MSHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and a Pharmacy Residency Conference
Access to online resources
Prerequisites: Pharm.D degree and licensure as a pharmacist in Minnesota no later than August 1
Requirements: Enrollment in ASHP National Matching Service. Applicants must submit the following through the Pharmacy Online Residency Application Service (PhORCAS): three letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, official college of pharmacy transcript, letter of intent, and project or presentation.
Application deadline: January 3rd
The Patient. Above All Else.
Please submit the following through PhORCAS:
Letter of intent
Three letters of recommendation
Official college of pharmacy transcript
About St. Luke's Hospital of Duluth
St. Luke's is a health care system based in Duluth, Minnesota. Our two hospitals, over 40 primary care clinics and specialty care clinics and two pharmacies serve the people of northeastern Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
St. Luke's has provided medical leadership since its founding as the first hospital in Duluth in 1881. Even though we have grown into a regional health system serving three states, we have retained our renowned patient-centered focus. Our high-quality medical staff provides state-of-the-art care in one of the most beautiful settings in the United States.
The Patient. Above All Else.
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