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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, allowing pharmacy residents the opportunity to partake in the care of individuals with serious mental illness and addiction, as well as the opportunity to interact with treatment teams consisting of psychiatrists, psychiatric residents, medical students, nurses, social workers, and case managers.  
Upon 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 professional commitment through participation in a professional organization

  • Demonstrate self-assessment and self-improvement behaviors

  • Salary and Benefits

    • $51,000 stipend
    • 28 days paid time off
    • Medical insurance available
    • Excellent and diverse work environment
    • Office space with individual computer
    • Lab coat provided
    Start date: July 1, 2019
  • Required Activities

    • Pharmacy Grand Rounds

    • Resident Patient Case Presentations

    • Resident project with manuscript for publication

    • Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP)

    • Precepting of Pharm.D. advanced practice rotation students

    • Didactic teaching in psychiatric therapeutics in pharmacy courses at Purdue University

    • Serving as co-chair and secretary of the Psychiatric Subcommittee to P&T

    • Staffing within the St. Margaret’s Pharmacy at Eskenazi Health

    • Teaching psychotropic medications lecture and naloxone training within Midtown New Employee Orientation series

  • Required Rotations

    • Orientation (duration based on experience)
    • Inpatient Psychiatry
    • Adult Outpatient Psychiatry
    • Prevention and Recovery for Early Psychosis (PARC)/ Mood Disorders Clinic
    • Clinical Administration
    • Addictions
    • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Research (intensive, one month experience)
  • Required Longitudinal Experiences

    • Psychiatric Subcommittee to P&T (co-chair and secretary)

    • Research (with presentation of poster at the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic (CPNP) Annual Meeting)

    • Teaching/Academia (Purdue University)

    • Departmental teaching (grand rounds, journal watch, Midtown orientation series, resident patient case presentation, business proposal development, other departmental teaching activities as needed)

    • Staffing (St. Margaret’s Pharmacy at Eskenazi Health)

  • Elective Rotations

    • Inpatient Psychiatry II
    • Neurology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Consult Liaison Psychiatry
    • Veterans Affairs Inpatient Psychiatry
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Pedigo Clinic
    • Midtown Triage
  • Application Information

    Requirements for Application:

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

    For the 2019-2020 residency year, all applications will be submitted using the Pharmacy Online Residency Centralized Application Service (PhORCAS).

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

  • Contact Us

    Questions? Please email us at pharmacyresidency@eskenazihealth.edu.
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