Residents receive ten days paid time off for vacation/sick time. Residents receive additional paid days and travel expenses to attend specified national and state conferences: ASHP Mid-year Meeting, ACCP Annual Meeting, and Great Lakes Residency Conference. Residents receive two additional paid days for interviewing. Professional liability insurance will be provided under the hospital policy. Residents are also eligible for benefits including medical, dental, and vision coverage.
The PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Residency at Trinity Health Grand Rapids provides residents with a broad-based and customizable clinical training experience in ambulatory care.
The required rotations, together with the large number of available elective rotations, allow the resident to acquire experience and competence in a wide range of ambulatory care practice areas in order to produce excellent independent clinical pharmacy practitioners.
Our PGY2 pharmacy residency program will build on PGY1 training programs and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients in the specialty area of ambulatory care. Residents who successfully complete our PGY2 in ambulatory care will be eligible for board certification in ambulatory care (BCACP) and equipped to pursue a position specializing in primary care, anticoagulation management, or specialty areas such as endocrine or geriatrics.
Only graduates from ACPE-accredited pharmacy programs, who have completed an ASHP-accredited or candidate status PGY1 Pharmacy Practice residency and are eligible for Michigan licensure may apply to the residency program. Foreign pharmacy graduates, who also meet these criteria, may apply to the residency program after successfully passing TOEFL and FPGEE, and if licensed to practice pharmacy in the United States.
Trinity Health Grand Rapids is an integrated health care network committed to providing health care that is more complete and personally satisfying by offering the latest technology and most highly skilled staff in a patient-centered environment. The campus encompasses more than 2,500 employees, a 356-bed acute care hospital in downtown Grand Rapids, the Trinity Health Lacks Cancer Center, and the Trinity Health Hauenstein Neuroscience Center. Additionally, Trinity Health Medical Group Grand Rapids includes over 120 primary care physicians and 50 specialists.
Trinity Health Grand Rapids is a member of Trinity Health, the second largest Catholic health care system in the country.