Post Graduate Year 1 Residency - Pharmacy - Careers - Eskenazi Health

The ASHP-accredited Eskenazi Health Post-Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) Pharmacy Residency is defined as organized and directed postgraduate training in general pharmacotherapy.

The purpose of the Eskenazi Health PGY1 Residency Program is to build on Doctor of Pharmacy education and outcomes and to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions. Residents who complete the program are eligible for board certification and for postgraduate year two (PGY2) pharmacy residency training. 

Upon successful completion of the Eskenazi Health PGY1 Pharmacy Residency, the resident shall be able to:

  • Provide patient-specific pharmaceutical care in ambulatory and inpatient settings
  • Educate patients, students and health care professionals
  • Apply the skills of continuous quality improvement to advance the medication use process
  • Demonstrate behaviors consistent with self-improvement and lifelong learning
  • Practice skills consistent with competent pharmacists
  • Salary and Benefits

    • $40,000 stipend
    • 28 days paid time off
    • Medical insurance available
    • Excellent and diverse work environment
    • Office space with individual computer
    • Lab coat provided
  • Required Activities

    • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support training and certification
    • Participation in Pharmacy Grand Rounds
    • Successful completion, presentation and manuscript preparation of a residency project
    • Participation in Indiana Pharmacy Teaching Certificate Program
  • Required Monthly Rotations

    • Pharmacy Operations/Orientation
    • Ambulatory Care (anticoagulation, cardiovascular risk reduction, infectious diseases,  or psychiatry)
    • Critical Care (burn, medical/pulmonary or trauma/surgical)
    • Drug Information and Medication Use Policy
    • Infectious Diseases (antimicrobial stewardship or consult service)
    • Internal Medicine (2 months)
    • Practice Management
    • Research
  • Required Longitudinal Rotations

    • Service (distributive staffing)
    • Committee co-chair of a medication-related committee
    • Teaching/Education
    • Research
  • Elective Rotations

    • Cardiology
    • Case Conference (longitudinal teaching experience)
    • Oncology
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Inpatient Psychiatry
    • OR/General Surgery
    • Transitions of Care
    • Academia (with practice focus in cardiovascular risk reduction, psychiatry, or internal medicine)
  • Application Information

    Applicants – PhORCAS Requirements


    References – PhORCAS Requirements

    • Standardized reference form (available in PhORCAS)
    • In lieu of a letter of recommendation, we ask that the recommender answer the questions from the Supplemental Eskenazi Health PGY1 Residency Recommendation Form and include this information in the program specific information section of the standard recommendation.
    Program Match Code:  177113

    Application Due Date: Dec. 29, 2017
  • Residency Program Director Contact Information

    Kerri Degenkolb, Pharm.D., BCPS

    Office: 317.880.9542
    Email: kerri.degenkolb@eskenazihealth.edu