PGY2 Ambulatory Care - Pharmacy - Careers - Eskenazi Health

This program prepares residents to successfully manage complicated medication regimens in a diverse patient population in the ambulatory care setting. The resident will work alongside a multidisciplinary team within a variety of ambulatory care sites at a safety net academic medical center focused on the care of underserved patients.

 PGY2 residency programs build upon Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) education and PGY1 pharmacy residency training to develop pharmacist practitioners with knowledge, skills, and abilities as defined in the educational competency areas, goals, and objectives for advanced practice areas. Residents who successfully complete PGY2 residency programs are prepared for advanced patient care or other specialized positions, and board certification in the advanced practice area, if available.The Eskenazi Health PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency prepares residents to successfully manage patients in a variety of ambulatory care settings and demonstrate effective leadership skills. The goal is to help residents gain knowledge in pharmacotherapy, pharmacokinetics, drug utilization and the pathophysiology of patients in the ambulatory care setting as a member of an interdisciplinary health care team. The resident will be exposed to a variety of teaching experiences to target various students and medical professionals at all stages of training through didactic lectures, lab facilitation, case-based classroom teaching, in-services, precepting and a teaching certificate program.

Upon completion of the PGY2 residency program, residents shall be able to practice as a specialist in ambulatory care pharmacotherapy by achieving the following outcomes:

  • Provide comprehensive medication management to ambulatory care patients following a consistent patient care process

  • Design and/or deliver programs that contribute to public health efforts or population management

  • Manage the development or revision, and implementation, of proposals related to the ambulatory care setting

  • Demonstrate ability to conduct a research project

  • Demonstrate leadership skills

  • Demonstrate management skills in the provision of care for ambulatory care patients and in the operation of an ambulatory care pharmacy service

  • Demonstrate excellence in providing effective medication and practice-related education

  • Effectively employ appropriate preceptor roles when engaged in teaching students, pharmacy technicians or fellow health care professionals in ambulatory care settings

Early Commitment: The PGY2 ambulatory care program at Eskenazi Health will decide and communicate to internal residents whether the program will be pursuing early commitment that year.  This does not guarantee an internal resident will be offered early commitment.  Internal PGY1 residents may only apply to early commit to one PGY2 program within Eskenazi Health.

We invite you to learn more about our program through the following:

  • Residency Showcase at ASHP Midyear
  • Virtual Informational Interviews scheduled via ASHP CareerPharm Listing - Please see ASHP CareerPharm position listing to request a virtual interview with the RPD and/or RPC and to discuss the program and application process

Accredited This PGY2 Pharmacy Residency conducted by Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis, IN is accredited by ASHP.

  • Salary and Benefits

    • $56,160 stipend
    • 29 days paid time off
    • Medical, dental and vision insurance available
    • Excellent and diverse work environment
    • Office space with individual computer
    • Relocation assistance may be available
  • Required Activities

    • Pharmacy Grand Rounds presentation

    • Ambulatory care pharmacy research project with manuscript for publication

    • Presentation of residency project at the Great Lakes Pharmacy Resident Conference

    • Completion of at least two 50-minute didactic lectures at Butler University

    • Completion of the Ambulatory Care Clinical Topics List

    • Multiple departmental and hospital-wide meetings as assigned  

  • Required Monthly Learning Experiences

    • Orientation

    • Primary care 1

    • Primary care 2

    • Clinical administration

    • Academia

    • Research

  • Required Longitudinal Learning Experiences

    • Service development (12 months)
    • Service (outpatient staffing) (12 months)
    • Committee co-chair of an ambulatory care-related committee (12 months)
    • Indiana Pharmacy Teaching Certificate (IPTeC) Program (if a teaching certificate not previously completed) (12 months)
    • Longitudinal research project (12 months)
    • Longitudinal teaching experience (12 months)
    • Introduction to healthy equity (12 months)
  • Available Elective Learning Experiences

    • Additional months of any required rotation
    • Additional service development longitudinal clinic experience
    • Academic administration
    • Antimicrobial stewardship
    • Cardiology
    • Endocrinology
    • Emergency department
    • Gender health
    • Hematology/Oncology
    • HIV/infectious disease/hepatitis C
    • Neurology
    • Opioid stewardship
    • Psychiatry
    • Specialty medicine
  • Teaching Activities

    PGY2 Ambulatory Care residents will participate in teaching activities within Eskenazi Health and Butler University. The resident may also be involved with other teaching activities made available through Purdue University, IUPUI or other venues including in-services, topic discussions, patient education classes, electives or didactic lectures.

    Teaching activities may also include but are not limited to:

    • Co-precepting pharmacy interns and/or pharmacy students on experiential rotations

    • Co-precepting PGY1 residents along with the assigned preceptor 

    • Primary preceptor for a pharmacy student

    • Small group facilitation

    • Supervising/facilitating practical or lab courses

    • Evaluating oral presentation skills

    • Participating in didactic coursework, teaching experiences, formal presentations and teaching portfolio development for the Indiana Pharmacy Teaching Certificate (IPTeC) Program (if a teaching certificate not previously completed)

    • Interprofessional education 

  • Interdisciplinary Patient Care

    PGY2 Ambulatory Care residents will be exposed to the interdisciplinary health care team frequently throughout required and elective rotations. Depending on the rotational site and clinic experience, the resident will be required to work with physicians, dietitians, nursing staff, social workers and case managers to provide optimal patient care.

    Residents also have the potential to be exposed to interdisciplinary groups and decision-making through the committee co-chair experience, longitudinal research project and various other performance improvement projects that are assigned throughout the residency year. During the longitudinal staffing rotation, the resident will work in the outpatient pharmacy and interact with front-line members of the above disciplines in answering drug information questions and helping to troubleshoot drug therapy problems as they arise when filling prescriptions. 


  • Application Information

    Requirements for Application:

    • Eligible for pharmacist licensure in the state of Indiana
    • Candidate is completing or has completed an ASHP-accredited or candidate-status PGY1 residency
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Pharmacy college transcripts
    • Letter of Interest
    • Three references utilizing the standardized reference for available in PhORCAS
    • Video interview may be required

    All applications will be submitted using the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS).

    Application due date: Jan. 2, 2024

    Program Match Code: 798665

    Eskenazi Health will consider candidates requiring visa sponsorship on a case-by-case basis in conjunction with our human resources department. Please contact us with specific questions.

  • Contact Us

    Questions? Please email

    Jessica Triboletti, PharmD, BCACP, BC-ADM, CDCES – PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency Program Director

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