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

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

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

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

View Current Residents and Program Graduates  

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

  • Indiana Pharmacists 2021 Residency Showcase: Oct. 28, 2021, 3-3:30 p.m. EST
  • ACCP 2021 Residency and Fellowship Showcase: Oct. 29, 2021, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. EST
  • ASHP 2021 Midyear Residency Showcase: Dec. 6, 2021, 3-6 p.m. EST

   This PGY1 Pharmacy Residency conducted by Eskenazi Health in Indianapolis, IN is accredited by ASHP.

  • Salary and Benefits

    • $47,840 stipend

    • 29 days paid time off

    • Relocation assistance available

    • Medical, dental and vision insurance available

    • Excellent and diverse work environment

    • Office space with individual computer

    • Lab coat provided

  • Required Activities

    • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support training and certification

    • Presentation of Pharmacy Grand Rounds

    • Completion of a medication use evaluation

    • Assistance with development of or modifications to a drug class review/drug monograph/treatment guideline or protocol

    • Participation in performance improvement project

    • Completion of didactic coursework, teaching experience, formal presentation, teaching philosophy and teaching portfolio for the Indiana Pharmacy Resident Teaching Certificate (IPTeC) Program

    • Presentation of research project work via poster presentation 

    • Presentation of research project work via platform presentation

    • Manuscript of research project suitable for publication

    • Completion of 12 months of rotations

  • Required Monthly Rotations

    • Pharmacy Operations/Orientation

    • Ambulatory Care (primary care, infectious diseases or psychiatry)

    • Critical Care (burn, medical/pulmonary or trauma/surgical)

    • Infectious Diseases (antimicrobial stewardship or acute care consult service) 

    • Internal Medicine I and II

    • Practice Management 

  • Required Longitudinal Rotations

    • Committee Co-Chair of a Medication-Related Committee

    • Medication Use Process 

    • Professional Responsibility

    • Research

    • Staffing

    • Teaching/Education

  • Elective Rotations

    • Ambulatory Care/Academia

    • Cardiology

    • Case Conference (longitudinal teaching experience)

    • Emergency Medicine

    • General Surgery/Anesthesia

    • Global Health Delivery (1 week experience)

    • Informatics

    • Inpatient Psychiatry

    • Internal Medicine III

    • Oncology/Hematology

    • Pain and Opioid Stewardship

  • Application Information

    All application materials should be submitted using the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS)

    Applicants – PhORCAS Requirements (Due Dec. 24, 2021)

    References – PhORCAS Requirements
    Please submit program-specific evaluations to recommenders in order for them to upload our program-specific content to us.

    A video interview link will be sent out to all applicants completing the PhORCAS application. Applicants will have from Dec. 27, 2021 through Jan. 3, 2022 to complete and submit the video interview as part of their application to the PGY1 program.

    Program Match Code:  177113

  • Contact Us

    Questions? Please email us at
    Kerri Degenkolb, PharmD, BCPS -- PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director
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