The ASHP Accredited PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at Memorial Medical Center prepares its graduates to practice as clinical pharmacists in small and medium- sized community teaching hospitals and clinic settings or pursue PGY2 training.
The residency training focuses on the development of skills necessary to provide optimal drug therapy, function competently on inter-professional teams, and become leaders in the medication use process.
Required 4-6 Week Rotations
Family Medicine Inpatient service I and II
- Critical Care
- Family Medicine Inpatient Service
- Internal Medicine (Hospitalist Service)
- Infectious Disease
- Family Medicine Clinic/Mental Health
- Anticoagulation Care
- Emergency Medicine
- Decentralized Clinical Pharmacy Services
- Pain Management & Hospice Care
- Continuity Pharmacist Clinic
- Inpatient Pharmacy Staffing
Pharmacy Practice Management
- Pharmacy & Therapeutic Committee
- Drug Monograph
- Medication Safety
- Medication Use Evaluation
- Formulary Management
- Management of Drug Shortages
- Antimicrobial Stewardship
- Department Leadership
- CME Presentation during Grand Rounds
- Family Medicine Didactic Presentations
- Journal Club
- Pharmacy and Nursing In-services
- Co-precepting Pharmacy Students
- Attend National Meetings
- BLS, ACLS & PALS Certifications
- Pharmacists Clinician Course/Hours
- Community Outreach Opportunities
- This is a 12-month program which can be tailored to the background and interests of the individual resident.
- Pharmacy resident will work closely with Southern New Mexico Family Medicine Residents during the inpatient and outpatient experiences.
- Opportunity to provide comprehensive medical care in an underserved, border community.
Submit an application on to PhORCAS with the following:
- Letter of Intent
- Curriculum vitae
- Three letters of recommendation from healthcare professionals
Application deadline: January 10
An onsite interview is required.
Requirements & Benefits
- Must obtain a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy in the U.S.
- Be eligible for license to practice pharmacy in New Mexico.
- Stipends: $50,000
- Paid Time Off : 80 hours
- Health, dental, and vision insurance
- Travel and registration paid for ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Western States Residency Conferenc e
Patrick Leung, Pharm.D., BCPS, PhC
Manager of Pharmacy Clinical Services
PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director
2450 S. Telshor Blvd.,
Las Cruces, NM 88011
Tel: (575) 532-7431