The ASHP-accredited Eskenazi Health and Purdue University PGY2 Psychiatric Pharmacy Residency program operates out of Eskenazi Health Midtown Community Mental Health, specializing in the provision of psychiatric care to residents of Marion County. Eskenazi Health Midtown sees approximately 17,000 patients each year and is often comprised of faculty within the Department of Psychiatry at the Indiana University School of Medicine, allowing pharmacy residents to interact with treatment teams consisting of medical students and psychiatric residents as well as social workers, nurses and case managers.

Upon the completion of this residency, residents shall have achieved the following:

  • Acquire the knowledge base and pharmaceutical skills to provide care in various psychiatric care settings with a particular emphasis on the public health population
  • Function as an effective member of the psychiatric department team and be integrated in the health care system
  • Acquire the practice skills of a qualified psychiatric pharmacist
  • Provide effective educational activities in a clinical and didactic setting
  • Share a professional commitment through participation in a professional organization
  • Demonstrate self-assessment and self-improvement behaviors
  • Required Activities

    • Pharmacy Grand Rounds
    • Pharmacy Afternoon Report
    • Resident project with manuscript for publication
    • Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP)
    • Presentation of residency project at the Great Lakes Residency Conference
    • Precepting of Pharm.D. Advanced Practice Rotation students
    • Didactic teaching in psychiatric therapeutics in pharmacy courses at Purdue University
  • Required Rotations

    • Inpatient psychiatry
    • Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
    • Prevention and Recovery Center for Early Psychosis (PARC)
    • Teaching (longitudinal – six months)
    • Psychiatric P&T Committee (longitudinal – 12 months)
  • Available Rotations

    Acute Care

    • Inpatient psychiatry
    • Psychiatry liaison/consultation
    • State hospital
    • Toxicology
    • Internal medicine
    • Emergency medicine
    • Geriatrics

    Outpatient Care

    • Assertive Community Treatment Team (ACT)
    • Prevention and Recovery Center for Early Psychosis (PARC)
    • Child and adolescent psychiatry
    • Adult addictions/narcotics treatment
    • Geriatrics
    • Practice management
  • Application Information

    Requirements for Application:

    • Letter of intent
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Three letters of recommendation
    • Official college transcripts
    • Eligible for Indiana licensure


    For the 2017-2018 residency year, all applications will be submitted using the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS).

    *** No postmarked application materials will be accepted. ***

    Applications will be reviewed and qualified applicants will be invited to participate in an on-site interview.