The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus offers a 12-month post-PharmD training program. The residency is defined as "an organized, directed, postgraduate training program that centers on development of the knowledge, attitudes and skills needed to pursue rational drug therapy."
PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on Doctor of Pharmacy 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. (ASHP)
The mission of the University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus Pharmacy Residency Program is to assist residents in transition from an entry-level to advanced or specialty-trained practitioners in the health-system environment and to become professionals who optimize medication use for individual patients and patient populations. The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus advances the professional practice level and knowledge base of the resident through a progression of experiences tailored to their individual needs.
Length of program: 12 months (approximately July-June)
Number of positions: 2 PGY1 positions
The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis CampusDepartment of Pharmacy
Residents are encouraged to participate in local and national pharmacy organizations such as GKCSHP, KCHP, ASHP, ACCP.
The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy offers a teaching certificate for local residents.
Letter of intent
3 letters of recommendation
All application materials must be received by December 31.
Must have a valid pharmacy license in the state of Kansas within 90 days of the start of the program. It is preferred that licensing is completed prior to the start of the residency program. At minimum, an intern license in the state of Kansas is required prior to the start of the program.
Mid June: residency orientation
National matching services (NMS) code: 275413